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

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Bus, subway  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Burrard Skytrain to Vancouver Airport Vancouver
  2. Take the subway from Templeton Station @ Platform 2 to YVR-Airport Station @ Canada Line Canada Line

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Bus  •  40 min

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

4 alternative options

Subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from Vancouver City Centre Station @ Platform 2 to YVR-Airport Station @ Canada Line Canada Line

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR) 13.9 km

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR) 13.9 km

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport 13.9 km
Vancouver → Vancouver Airport (YVR)
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Yes, travel within Canada is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vancouver Airport (YVR) is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vancouver Airport (YVR) is subject to regional advice.

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

Last updated: 16 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to bus which costs $3 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, BC - Downtown and arriving at Vancouver International Airport. 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 Vancouver City Centre Station @ Platform 2 station and arriving at YVR-Airport Station @ Canada Line station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Vancouver Airport (YVR) is 11 km. The road distance is 13.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR) without a car is to bus and subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 18 min to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR), including transfers.

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Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR) bus services, operated by Perimeter Transportation, depart from Vancouver, BC - Downtown station.

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Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR) train services, operated by TransLink CA, depart from Vancouver City Centre Station @ Platform 2.

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

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR).
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  • Distance: 10.9 km
  • Duration: 18 min

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

TransLink CA operates a vehicle from Vancouver City Centre Station @ Platform 2 to YVR-Airport Station @ Canada Line every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, Perimeter Transportation operates a bus from Vancouver, BC - Downtown to Vancouver International Airport 4 times a day, 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 Templeton Station @ Platform 2 to YVR-Airport Station @ Canada Line
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
TransLink CA
Subway from Vancouver City Centre Station @ Platform 2 to YVR-Airport Station @ Canada Line
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
TransLink CA
Bus operators
WHISTLER SNOWBUS
Phone
+1.833.SNOWBUS (766.9287)
Email
ride@whistlersnowbus.com
Website
whistlersnowbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Burrard Skytrain to Vancouver Airport
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
snowbus.com
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snowbus.com
Perimeter Transportation
Phone
1-888-717-6606
Email
info@perimeterbus.com
Website
perimeterbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Downtown to Vancouver International Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
perimeterbus.com
Book at
perimeterbus.com
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Southbound Howe St @ W Georgia St to YVR Domestic Departures @ Level Three
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Website
TransLink CA
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Towncar from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Taxi from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport (YVR)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 to Vancouver Airport (YVR) train services, operated by TransLink CA, arrive at YVR-Airport Station @ Canada Line.

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

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