Airports in Vancouver
Situated on Sea Island, Vancouver International Airport is the second busiest airport in Canada. It is conveniently located in close proximity to downtown Vancouver and offers passengers a host of activities as well as shopping opportunities, snack bars and great scenery.
Sea Island is also home to a great conservation project, which
is designed to offset the carbon emissions and environmental impact
of Vancouver International Airport. The airport is also well
connected to airports across the world and has a range of non-stop
flights to Asia, the Americas and Europe.
The airport is located eight miles (13km) south of Vancouver.
Getting to the city
The Canada Line, part of the city's AirLink network, connects the airport to downtown Vancouver in about 25 minutes. The service runs every 8-20 minutes and costs roughly C$10 to downtown. Scheduled buses are available to downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and Washington State. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the Long-Term Parking Lot, South Terminal, local hotels and other destinations near the airport. Public bus services to Vancouver, Richmond and further afield are available at the Airport Station Bus Terminal; information on schedules and fares is available at TransLink, Tourism InfoCentres and Customer Service counters in both terminals.
GMT -8 (GMT -7 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Tel: +1 (604) 207 7077.
Vancouver International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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