Best Driving Schools in Nanaimo, BC

Handpicked from 225 vetted & reviewed Driver Education schools in the Nanaimo area, discover the top 5 elite providers among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Vancouver Island Driving School Nanaimo

Vancouver Island Driving School Nanaimo

(30)
  • Confidence
  • Learning
  • Son
“Our daughter struggled with enjoying the journey of learning to drive and with her driving test fast approaching we reached out to Jeff and after 6 lessons and 1 prep lesson right before her test our daughter was driving with confidence and succeeded...”
In Business Since 2021
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Licensed
2764 Joanna Terrace, Nanaimo, BC V9T 3X1
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Street Wise Driving School

Street Wise Driving School

(30)
  • Road Test
  • Teach
  • Professional
“He was very patient and understanding of my mistakes and stress, and demonstrated exemplary judgment in how he explained road safety and the proper way to execute driving maneuvers, while remaining in a lighthearted, funny, yet affirming manner.”
In Business Since 2009
Locally Owned & Operated
Transparent Fees & Pricing
2123 Lark Crescent, Nanaimo, BC V9S 5J7
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BL Driver Training

BL Driver Training

(20)
  • Bernie
“Im happy to have passed my license and had his guidance, he also made me calm and have more confidence in myself and less anexity when on the road, I highly highly reccomend him, if your looking for paitence and calmness this is who to come too.”
In Business Since 2015
Transparent Fees & Pricing
2415 Glenayr Dr, Nanaimo, BC V9S 3R8
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Changing Lanes Driver's Education Ltd.

Changing Lanes Driver's Education Ltd.

(30)
  • Crystal
  • Practice
  • Feedback
“The communication through text, email and phone from Crystal was always clear and prompt and after each lesson she provided emailed a report as well as posted it on the portal on the website (which was super easy to log onto and navigate).”
In Business Since 2020
2188 Lark Crescent, Nanaimo, BC V9S 5J8
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Parkway Driving Academy LTD

Parkway Driving Academy LTD

(9)
Commercial Driver Training, Air Brakes, Class 5/7 Driver Training
“It was enjoyable, very informative and they made the entire process so easy and although it was a little nerve wracking, just listen to the pro's and you won't have any trouble passing everything like I did.”
In Business Since 2004
ICBC, ICBC Certified
4376 Boban Dr #12, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6A7
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Best of 2024

Qualification Criteria for best of Winners

Minimum Overall Score
96 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
98.4 Percentile
All of our award winners are based on identifiable facts - reviews, performance, and experience - collected by scientific means. We use this data to assess each business’s essential features, weighting them according to their importance to customers.
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Prominent finalists
Arrowsmith Driver Education

Arrowsmith Driver Education

(8)
“I was an okay driver before but I found I was getting so much misinformation from the people teaching me and needed someone who knew what was going to happen on my test to instill safe, correct driving habits in me.”
In Business Since 2007
Transparent Fees & Pricing
2792 Tamara Dr, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6S5
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Nanaimo Driving School Ltd

Nanaimo Driving School Ltd

(30)
  • Road Test
  • Sir
  • Training
“I am really thankful 🙏 to Respected Mr Sohan for his kind help in providing me the training to be a safe driver which ultimately resulted into getting driver license in very first attempt,He is wonderful and experienced instructor with lot of patien...”
In Business Since 2009
ICBC Certified
Serving Nanaimo Area
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West Coast Driver Training & Education Inc

West Coast Driver Training & Education Inc

(1)
Lesson Prices – Class 2, Salt Spring Island Clients, Enhanced Road Assessments (Era)
“Mark was always letting me know where to improve and very repetitive without making it feel like it was due to a lack of skill rather getting me ready for the test.”
In Business Since 2017
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Serving Nanaimo Area
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Strait Away Riders (V-Twin Motorcycle School)

Strait Away Riders (V-Twin Motorcycle School)

(4)
  • Instructor
  • Skills
  • Riding
“This course is a must for any level of rider, whether just getting your license for the first time or deciding as an experienced rider it's a good time to go back and build the foundational skills and awareness that will maximize your riding abilitie...”
In Business Since 2021
Transparent Fees & Pricing
ICBC, ICBC, ICBC, ICBC Certified
Serving Nanaimo Area
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CV Driving Academy

CV Driving Academy

(5)
“Ken is a cheerful and patient instructor, it was very helpful that he could pick me up from my school and drop me off.”
In Business Since 2015
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Serving Nanaimo Area
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A+ Drivers Training

A+ Drivers Training

(1)
“Awesome experience for my Daughter to have an instructor like Tracy.”
In Business Since 2011
2164 Swayne Rd, Parksville, BC V0R 1V0
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Summit Driving Academy

Summit Driving Academy

(30)
  • Road Test
  • Learning
  • Confident
“He addressed gaps in my training (I wasn't very good at shoulder checks); he answered all my silly questions; taught me how to do things properly (for example, left turns) and gave me information about the road test that wasn't mentioned in the dri...”
In Business Since 2018
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Serving Nanaimo Area
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Shifting Gears Driving School

Shifting Gears Driving School

(10)
  • Learning
  • Manual
“I was initially very nervous about learning to drive (especially standard, but that was what we had as our family car), but Marly's patience and clear teaching approach helped me not only to become a confident driver, but to pass both my Class 7 and ...”
In Business Since 2010
3580 W 41st Ave, Vancouver, BC V6N 3E6
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Safe Harbours Driving School

Safe Harbours Driving School

(4)
“Scott pointed out some areas for her to work on in a constructive way and really helped her prep for her test.”
In Business Since 2021
Nanaimo, BC
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Sunshine Coast Driving School LTD

Sunshine Coast Driving School LTD

(1)
“Tried to find this place but couldn't must of been closed down.”
In Business Since 2013
Serving Nanaimo Area
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Mohsen Driving School Ltd.

Mohsen Driving School Ltd.

“At MOHSEN DRIVING SCHOOL you will not only learn to get your license but you will also become a safe driver. Our aim is for you to better understand the various traffic situations and road rules. and then next learning curve on our teaching course is...”
In Business Since 2022
ICBC, ICBC Certified
3210 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver, BC V7V 2K5
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Task Driving Academy

Task Driving Academy

(28)
  • Road Test
  • Communication
  • Students
“Some key highlights that particularly contributed to my success include his patience, straight forward instructions on maneuvers, and most importantly how to be a safe driver on the road by having high awareness of signs and hazards on the road.”
In Business Since 2021
Transparent Fees & Pricing
1917 W 4th Ave #391, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M7
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Proride Motorcycle Training

Proride Motorcycle Training

(30)
  • Instructors
  • Theory
  • Icbc
“To my relief, the entire course is structured to take complete beginners (me) and experienced riders alike, from zero to hero…well, I'm not riding like Tom cruise yet, but the fact I'm riding comfortably speaks volumes.”
In Business Since 2009
Locally Owned & Operated
Coupons & Offers
Headquarters 3, 1470 Rupert St, North Vancouver, BC V7J 1E9
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Gold Star Professional Driving School Inc.

Gold Star Professional Driving School Inc.

(28)
Class 1 - Melt, Employment Evaluations, AIR Brake
“I got my license today, i just had 9 classes and i have never driven a truck before i had my class 5 before, i thank dan and greg for this, most of my classes were with dan and 2 classes with greg both of them are amazing and teaches very well i reco...”
In Business Since 2013
Family Business
900-2025 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5C 0J3
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Boora Driving School

Boora Driving School

(30)
  • Road Test
  • Advice
  • Practice
“Never in a million years I would've thought I could drive since i lacked confidence and didn't even know how to start a car, but with Parminders support I was able to pass my class 7 road test and now I am officially a safe driver.”
In Business Since 2021
Free Initial Consultation
Emergency Services
636 E 51st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5X 1C9
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Seymour Driving School

Seymour Driving School

(30)
Home, Instructional Videos, Gallery
“She has a great attitude as a teacher, warm and friendly personality and will always go above and beyond to make sure you are prepared to drive safely by following the rules.”
In Business Since 2021
2008 Fullerton Ave #308, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3G7
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Vancouver Safe Driving Academy Ltd.

Vancouver Safe Driving Academy Ltd.

(30)
  • Road Test
  • Anxious
  • Regulations
“Best part is that there is the option for them to pick you up and drop you off directly (depending on the location) which made it very convenient for us to complete lessons.”
In Business Since 2021
Transparent Fees & Pricing
179 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2Y1
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Nova Driving School Vancouver

Nova Driving School Vancouver

(30)
  • Road Test
  • Habits
  • Price
“Definitely helped me overcome the anxiety and nervousness I had with my driving skills and it was also great that he was well versed with the Kingsway area and knew what signs and places to watch out for.”
In Business Since 2022
Transparent Fees & Pricing
28 E 19th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5V 1H7
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Vancouver Driving School

Vancouver Driving School

(30)
  • Road Test
  • Texted
  • Class
“I felt more than ready for the exam, I even had an hour lesson before my exam to nail down any last minute details that I needed to perfect, well worth the money and I have already recommended them to my friends”
In Business Since 2014
Transparent Fees & Pricing
1128 W Broadway #202, Vancouver, BC V6H 1G5
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Driver Education Services in Nanaimo, BC Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$223
Maximum cost
$1111
National Average
$519
Avg Per Hour Rates
$87
$432
$618
Fair price range is based on 439 cost profiles
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Average Cost $519
Minimum cost $223
Maximum cost $1111
Avg Per Hour Rates $87

Fair range $432 to $618 is based on 439 cost profiles.

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