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There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from YVR-Airport Station @ Platform 1 to Waterfront Station @ Canada Line

5 alternative options

Bus, line 003 bus

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station
  2. Take the line 003 bus from Main Street-Science World Station @ Bay 2 to Waterfront Station @ Bay 3

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver, BC - Downtown

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown

Drive

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Vancouver Airport to Gastown
Vancouver Airport (YVR) → Gastown
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gastown is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gastown is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Gastown is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown is to taxi which costs $30 - $45 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver International Airport and arriving at Vancouver, BC - Downtown. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from YVR-Airport Station @ Platform 1 station and arriving at Waterfront Station @ Canada Line station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Gastown is 11 km. The road distance is 14.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown without a car is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $3 - $6.

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The subway from YVR-Airport Station @ Platform 1 to Waterfront Station @ Canada Line takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown bus services, operated by BC Connector - Wilson's Group, depart from Vancouver Airport station.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown train services, operated by TransLink CA, depart from YVR-Airport Station @ Platform 1.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown bus services, operated by TransLink CA, arrive at Waterfront Station @ Bay 3.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown.
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  • Distance: 11.3 km
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Gastown, BC, Canada?

TransLink CA operates a vehicle from YVR-Airport Station @ Platform 1 to Waterfront Station @ Canada Line every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station and Main Street-Science World Station @ Bay 2 in around 34 min.

Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from YVR-Airport Station @ Platform 1 to Waterfront Station @ Canada Line
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
TransLink CA
Bus operators
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Vancouver Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23
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bcconnector.ca
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Main Street-Science World Station @ Bay 2 to Waterfront Station @ Bay 3
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
TransLink CA
Bus from YVR Domestic Departures @ Level Three to Northbound Seymour St @ W Georgia St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Website
TransLink CA
Perimeter Transportation
Phone
1-888-717-6606
Email
info@perimeterbus.com
Website
perimeterbus.com
Bus from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver, BC - Downtown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
perimeterbus.com
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perimeterbus.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Towncar from Vancouver Airport to Gastown
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Richmond Taxi
Phone
+1 604 272 1111
Website
richmondtaxi.ca
Kimber Cabs
Phone
+1 604 238 8888
Website
kimbercabs.com
Garden City Cabs
Phone
+1 604 233 1111
Website
gardencitycabsrichmond.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 604-681-1111
Website
yellowcabonline.com
Vancouver Taxi
Phone
+1 604-871-1111
Website
vancouvertaxi.cab
North Shore Taxi
Phone
+1 604 987 7171
Website
northshoretaxi.com
Maclures Cabs
Phone
+1 604 831 1111
Website
maclurescabs.ca
Black Top & Checker Cabs
Phone
+1 604 731 1111
Website
btccabs.ca

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown train services, operated by TransLink CA, arrive at Waterfront Station @ Canada Line.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown is 14 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown.

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