Getting to the Airport
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located on Sea Island in Richmond, about 12 km (7.5 mi) from Downtown Vancouver. YVR is the second busiest airport in Canada, welcoming 17.5 million passengers to Vancouver in 2007.
Whether you’re connecting to a downtown hotel, BC Ferries or an awaiting Cruise Ship, it’s easy to travel between YVR and major destinations in Metro Vancouver using public transit.
TransLink’s newest rapid transit line links the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) directly with downtown Vancouver and Richmond.
The line adds 16 new stations and 19 km of track to the SkyTrain network and connects to more than 50 bus routes. At Waterfront Station, Canada Line delivers you directly to SeaBus and West Coast Express Commuter Rail services. A trip from YVR to Waterfront Station in downtown Vancouver takes only 25 minutes!
Certain Canada Line stations offer airport check-in kiosks. Skip the lines at the airport and check-in for your flight at any of the following stations: YVR-Airport, Templeton, Bridgeport, Marine Drive, Broadway-City Hall, Olympic Village, Vancouver City Centre and Richmond-Brighouse.
A $5 Canada Line YVR AddFare is applicable to inbound travel departing from any of the stations on Sea Island destined for Bridgeport or beyond. View our Canada Line YVR AddFare page for more information.
Plan Your Route
Enter your origin and destination points in our trip planner tool and receive detailed route, fare and schedule information.
Bus schedules are also available at the Airport Customer Service Counters and at the Visitor Information Centres on the Arrivals Level of both terminals.
Use our YVR HandyDART Pick Up/Drop Off Location Map to help you plan your trip.