Vancouver International Airport
PO Box 23750, Airport Postal Outlet, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 1Y7, Canada
Telefon: (604) 207 7077



The airport is located 13km (8 miles) south of Vancouver.


How to get there

The airport is linked to Vancouver via the Arthur Laing Bridge and then Hwy 99. Follow signs for Hwy 99 South, and then the airport. The airport is located on Grant McConachie Way.

Information about parking possibilities at the Vancouver International Airport


Access by public transport

Scheduled public Translink (tel: (604) 953 3333; bus services are available to Downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and various destinations in Washington State. The 98 B Line and Route 496 connect to downtown Vancouver. Bus schedules are available from Customer Service Counters and Visitor Information Centres in Arrivals.

Over 400 licensed taxis are available from outside the Domestic and International terminals daily 24 hours.


Information desk

Customer service counters can be found on the Departures level of both the Domestic and International terminals. Tourism British Columbia Visitor Information Centre (tel: (604) 207 0953/1598) counters are located on the Arrivals level in both the International and Domestic terminals and can help with accommodation, sightseeing and ground transportation tickets; multi-lingual services are available.

Airport News:
The Canada Line rapid transit link is a rail scheduled to begin operations in late 2009. It will connect downtown Vancouver, Richmond city centre and the airport. The line is 19km (12 miles) long and transit time is expected to be 25 minutes or less.A new SkyTrain service started on 17 August 2009 from the airport to Downtown. For more information see


Further travel information