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Public Transportation


CANADA LINE - SKYTRAIN

The Canada Line is Vancouver’s rapid transit rail connecting YVR to downtown Vancouver in under 30 minutes and to downtown Richmond in 18 minutes. You can access trains from both the International and Domestic Terminals.

Canada Line’s YVR Airport station is centrally located between our International and Domestic Terminals. As you exit the train, turn left for domestic flights or right for US and international flights. Check the Canada Line website for the latest schedules, news and events.

GETTING TO THE CANADA LINE FROM YVR

Arriving from within Canada?

  • Your checked bags are at Arrivals on Level 2 of the Domestic Terminal
  • On Level 3, walk toward the Link Building (located between the International and Domestic Terminal)
  • Follow the signs marked Canada Line or ask any of our Customer Care staff in red or green vests for assistance

Arriving from outside Canada?

  • Once through the customs and immigration arrivals process, walk toward the exit to our International Arrivals Greeting Area
  • Exit the building following signs marked Canada Line
  • Before the parkade entrance, an escalator and elevator will take you up to the Canada Line platform

All transit users travelling on the Canada Line leaving YVR are subject to a $5 Canada Line YVR AddFare, in addition to the regular zone fare. AddFare is automatically added when a user purchases a fare card.

The Canada Line YVR AddFare is levied and collected by TransLink. The Airport Authority receives no portion of the money collected from the Canada Line YVR AddFare. For information about fares, visit www.translink.ca.

FARES

 ZONE  ADULT PRICE    WEEKDAYS AFTER 6:30pm &
WEEKENDS
 1 Zone $2.75   $2.75
 2 Zone $4.00   $2.75
 3 Zone $5.50   $2.75
 GETTING TO THE CONGRESS HOTEL (SHERATON VANCOUVER WALL CENTRE) FROM THE CANADA LINE

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is located at: 1088 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9

  • On the Canada Line, get off the train at the 'Vancouver City Centre' station.

 



 

TAXIS

Taxis and wheelchair-accessible vehicles are available at taxi stands located on Level 2 of the Domestic and International Arrivals Area at YVR.

Fully licensed and trained drivers, Taxi drivers who pick up passengers from YVR are fully licensed. Taxi drivers are required to complete a course in safe driving, customer service and special needs assistance.

ZONE FARES
  • Zone fares apply from YVR to specified zones
  • Metered rates apply on return trips to YVR and to areas outside of the zones
  • If two or more passengers are going to different addresses in a zone, the zone rate applies until the first passenger(s) disembark
  • The meter rate applies to the transport of the other passenger(s)
  • The meter may only be engaged when the taxi starts moving towards the second destination
  • Rates do not include gratuities

YVR ZONE FARE MAP