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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  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 2 to Waterfront Station Canada Line Canada Line

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver Downtown Whistler Express / ...

$3

Bus via Templeton Station Platform 2  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver Airport to Downtown Waterfront STN. Vancouver to Whistler / ...

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown 14.5 km

$30 - $45

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown 14.5 km

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Vancouver Airport to Gastown 14.5 km

$120 - $170

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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 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 2 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 14.5 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 2 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 Perimeter Transportation, depart from Vancouver International Airport station.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown train services, operated by TransLink CA, depart from YVR-Airport Station Platform 2.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown bus services, operated by Perimeter Transportation, arrive at Vancouver Downtown station.

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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 2 to Waterfront Station Canada Line every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Perimeter Transportation operates a bus from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver Downtown every 4 hours, and the journey takes 40 min. TransLink CA also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 2 to Waterfront Station Canada Line
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
TransLink CA
Bus operators
Perimeter Transportation
Phone
1-888-717-6606
Email
info@perimeterbus.com
Website
perimeterbus.com
Bus from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver Downtown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
perimeterbus.com
Book at
perimeterbus.com
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
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
WHISTLER SNOWBUS
Phone
+1.833.SNOWBUS (766.9287)
Email
ride@whistlersnowbus.com
Website
whistlersnowbus.com
Bus from Vancouver Airport to Downtown Waterfront STN.
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
snowbus.com
Book at
snowbus.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Towncar from Vancouver Airport to Gastown
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
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 15 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Gastown.

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There are 697+ hotels available in Gastown. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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