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There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 1 to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 Canada Line

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station Vancouver

$25 - $28

Bus  •  40 min

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

$3

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 14 km

$30 - $40

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 14 km

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Vancouver Airport to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 14 km

$110 - $160

Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 by subway

The subway journey time between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 14 km. The fastest subway normally takes 24 min. Operated by TransLink CA, the Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 subway service departs from YVR-Airport Station Platform 1 and arrives in Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1. Typically 270 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
24 min
Fastest subway time:
24 min
Subways per week:
270
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:16
Last subway departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 subway schedules

Subways departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Vancouver Airport (YVR) → Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1
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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 Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 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 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 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 Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 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 Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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It is 11 km from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1. It is approximately 14 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 without a car is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $3 - $6.

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The subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 1 to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 bus services, operated by Perimeter Transportation, depart from Vancouver International Airport station.

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

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 bus services, operated by Perimeter Transportation, arrive at Vancouver, BC - Downtown station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1.
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  • Distance: 10.9 km
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1, BC, Canada?

TransLink CA operates a vehicle from YVR-Airport Station Platform 1 to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, BC Connector - Wilson's Group operates a bus from Vancouver Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station on demand. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 1 to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1
Ave. Duration
24 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
Book at
bcconnector.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
Book at
perimeterbus.com
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from YVR Domestic Departures @ Level 3 to Northbound Seymour St @ W Georgia St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Website
TransLink CA
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Towncar from Vancouver Airport to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 train services, operated by TransLink CA, arrive at Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1 is 14 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 1.

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