How to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) ✈️ to the City Center
Vancouver International Airport (YVR), also known as Aéroport international de Vancouver, is the second largest airport in Canada and is located about 12 km southwest of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown Vancouver by SkyTrain, Taxi, Private Transfer, Uber, Lyft or Rental Car.
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Vancouver Airport (YVR) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all transfer options from Vancouver Airport to the City Center
|SkyTrain||30 Min.||CA$ 9.35||Details|
|Taxi||25 Min.||CA$ 21‑36||Details|
|25 Min.||CA$ 80||Details|
|Uber||25 Min.||CA$ 30-70||Details|
|Lyft||25 Min.||CA$ 30‑50||Details|
|Rental Car||25 Min.||Individ.||Details|
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Private Transfer) is the more faster and comfortable option.
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
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