Bus N10 runs only when Canada Line train service doesn’t operate for operational issues and at night time. Except these two circumstances, there is no bus service.
You can get to Vancouver and Richmond center by taking N10. The buses leave the airport at 01:34 AM, 02:04 AM and 02:34 AM. The journey to central Vancouver takes around 40 minutes and a ticket costs C$4.10.
YVR Whistler SkyLynx buses offer services from the airport to Squamish and Whistler. The buses depart from arrivals level 2 of domestic and international Terminals.
A typical journey to Squamish takes around 2 hours, to Whistler 3 hours. One-way trip to Squamish costs C$64. Check YVR Whistler SkyLynx website for the updated timetable and prices.
Canada Line SkyTrain is the fastest and most cost-effective way to get to Vancouver city center.
Those trains connect the airport to downtown Vancouver in 30 minutes and downtown Richmond in 20 minutes.
YVR Airport Station is located between the domestic and international terminals. You can easily access the station from both domestic and international terminals simply by following “Canada Line” signs.
The trains run every 10 minutes from 5:07 AM to 0:56 AM.
One-way ticket to Vancouver costs C$8-9 (includes Canada Line YVR surcharge, C$5).
YVR Airport is located 15 km away from the central Vancouver.
A typical taxi trip from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver city center takes around 30 minutes and the fee is around C$28-35 depending on your final destination.
You can take the authorized taxis from Level 2 of the domestic and international terminals.
If you don't want to deal with the hassle of taxi companies/drivers or long bus queues, you can prebook a ride via Kiwitaxi, an online booking platform that offers reliable and cheap airport transfers worldwide. The English-speaking driver will wait for you at the airport even if your flight is delayed, holding a sign with your name on it.
If you are in a group or want to travel more in comfort, you can also get a sedan or limousine from airport’s licensed Aerocar Service that offers flat rates.
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