Info about getting from the airport, public transportation and more.
Getting from the Airport
The Canada Line connects the airport to the SkyTrain transit network, reducing the travel time to 25 minutes and the cost to $5. Cabs from the airport are a flat fee to various quadrants of the city (from $20).
The SkyTrain light rail network, which runs along Cambie to Richmond and includes the Canada Line, makes it a very efficient way to get around. translink.ca
If you want a taxi, it’s best to call for one; otherwise, you’ll spend 10 minutes trying to hail one unless you’re right outside a hotel. Travelling by taxi can get expensive: One trip across a bridge runs up the meter dramatically and a 15% tip is usually expected. Uber hasn’t arrived in the city yet, but the Zoro app (Zoroapp.com) allows customers to book any cab in the vicinity from their mobile devices.
Black Top & Checker Cabs: 604-731-1111
MacLure's Cabs: 604-831-1111
Vancouver Taxi: 604-871-1111
Yellow Cab: 604-681-1111