Getting Around


Attractions, shopping, outdoor activities - everything you want to do and see in Vancouver is easily accessible - within walking distance, a short drive, quick ferry ride or convenient trip on our local transit system.


Transit System

The Vancouver transit system, TransLink, is made up of a network of buses and unique services such as the SeaBus and SkyTrain. TransLink provides transit services covering over 1800 square kilometres of the Greater Mainland of Vancouver - getting around the city is convenient, easily accessible and often provides beautiful views of the city!

BC Ferries

BC Ferries has two Vancouver mainland ferry terminals, Tsawwassen and Horseshoe Bay, which provide access to Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast.

Tsawwassen is approximately 45 minutes south of the downtown Vancouver and provides services to Victoria, Nanaimo and the Southern Gulf Islands.

Horseshoe Bay, about 45 minutes north of Vancouver, offers services to Nanaimo, Bowen Island and the Sunshine Coast.

Ferries run every one to two hours on the hour. Schedules change dependant on season. See below ontact information for current scheduling and fare reports.

For up-to-date fare and schedule information, visit or call BC Ferries at 250.386.3431, within BC 1.888.223.3779.

Getting to the Airport

The Vancouver International Airport is serviced by the Vancouver Airporter Shuttle, charter bus companies, TransLink buses, taxi and limousine services. Rental cars can be dropped off at the airport and there is ample parking for private vehicles.