Getting to the Airport


There are several options to go between YVR and downtown Vancouver, including scheduled coach transfers, limousine, taxi, car rentals and transit.


Proceed south on Granville Street to West 72nd Avenue. Follow the road left onto SW Marine Drive and over the Arthur Laing Bridge. The bridge takes you to Grant McConachie Way, which leads directly to the airport terminal. 

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In addition to providing you with a safe and reliable ride, Vancouver taxi companies ensure all
drivers receive extensive training through the award-winning TaxiHost training program.
Developed in 1996, TaxiHost training includes eight modules ranging from driving with finesse to advanced customer service and transporting people with disabilities.

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Canada Line

Canada Line provides rapid rail service linking Downtown, Richmond and the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Trains leave every four minutes from Vancouver, and every seven minutes from Richmond and YVR. A one-way trip from YVR to Downtown Vancouver takes only 25 minutes on a two zone fare of $3.75, plus the $5.00 Canada Line YVR AddFare. Check maps, schedules and all zone fares at or call the Vancouver public transit authority TransLink at 604-953-3333.

TransLink (Public) Bus

Catch bus #98 B-line "Richmond Centre" at Burrard Station to the Airport Station, then transfer to bus #424 "Airport". This bus will take you to the airport.

Check schedules for times, call TransLink at 604-953-3333 or visit their website at Approximate travel time is 60 minutes.

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