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Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Full Airport Name

Vancouver International Airport


Vancouver International Airport Authority PO Box 23750, Airport Postal Outlet, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 1Y7, Canada

Airport Code


Country Code



604 207 7077


604 276 6099


Via the airport's website


Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 8 (GMT - 7 from the aboriginal Sunday in April to the aftermost Sunday in October)


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

Transfer Amid Terminals

The bottle aisle walkway, accepted as the 'Link', connects the International and Domestic terminals. A chargeless shuttle runs amid the International and Domestic terminals and the South Terminal.

Driving Directions

The airport is affiliated to Vancouver via the Arthur Laing Bridge and again Highway 99. Follow signs for Highway 99 South, and again the airport. The airport is amid on Grant McConachie Way.

Car Parking

Parkade is the abutting car esplanade to the terminals, alms covered parking; akin P1 is for pick-up/drop-off of passengers; levels P2 and P3 are hourly, circadian and account parking. Alternate or circadian parking is additionally attainable at the South Terminal. The abridgement car park, abutting to Parkade, is additionally abutting to the terminals (minimum stay: one day). There is additionally a cheaper abiding car esplanade with a chargeless 24-hour shuttle account to/from the terminals. There is a 24-hour aide parking account at both the Domestic and International terminals. Call the advice band (tel: 604 207 7077) for added parking information.

Car Hire

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, National and Thrifty accept accessories on the arena attic of the Parkade, abutting to the terminal. Off-airport companies, Discount, Dollar and Enterprise, can be contacted at the analeptic breadth abreast the abridgement parking lot.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: Over 400 accountant taxis are attainable from alfresco the Domestic and International terminals circadian 24 hours. Limousine: Limojet Gold Express operates from the airport circadian about the alarm (tel: 604 273 1331). Bus: The Airporter bus (tel: 604 946 8866 or 1800 668 3141 ; website: serves axial Vancouver hotels, the cruise address terminal, and bus and alternation stations. Tickets are attainable from the Airporter board in the Arrivals breadth of the terminals, at the analeptic point, or on the bus. Scheduled Translink (tel: 604 953 333; website: bus casework are additionally attainable to Downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and assorted destinations in Washington State. Bus schedules are attainable from Customer Account Counters and Visitor Advice Centres in Arrivals.

Information and Advice Desks

Customer account counters can be begin on the Departures akin of both the Domestic and International terminals. Tourism British Columbia Visitor Advice Centre (tel: 604 207 0953 or 1598) counters are amid on the Arrivals akin in both the International and Domestic terminals and can advice with accommodation, sightseeing and arena busline tickets; multi-lingual casework are available.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs, bureaux de change and banks are amid in both the International and Domestic terminals. Full postal accessories and adaptable buzz appoint are attainable in the Arrivals breadth of the Domestic Terminal. Telephones and Internet admission are attainable throughout the airport. Eating and drinking: Accountant confined and restaurants, fast-food outlets, bite confined and coffee shops are amid throughout the airport. Shopping: Most shops are amid in the International and Domestic Departures areas. Duty-free arcade is attainable in the International Terminal, with one aperture additionally attainable in the Domestic Departures area. Luggage: Left-luggage accessories are attainable from CDS Baggage Storage (tel: 604 303 4519), in the Arrivals breadth of the Domestic and International terminals. Added facilities: The Domestic Terminal additionally has a pharmacy, medical clinic, dental dispensary and dry cleaners. There is a spa, 24-hour nursery, and a children's comedy breadth on the 'Link' walkway; babyish change accessories and children's comedy areas are additionally amid at abounding added areas about the airport.

Conference and Business Facilities

The CDS Business Centre (tel: 604 303 4500) in the International Terminal offers fax and photocopying facilities, computer workstations and Internet ports.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport is absolutely attainable to disabled passengers. There is a accepted advice blast band for the audition broken (tel: 604 207 7070). Disabled parking and wheelchair-accessible taxis are available.


The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel (tel: 604 207 5200; website: is amid on the airport site. Major hotels in the around accommodate the Vancouver Airport Marriott (tel: 604 276 2112) and the Radisson President Hotel & Suites (tel: 604 276 8181). Adaptation booking is attainable through the biking abettor in the Arrivals anteroom of the Domestic Terminal and the Super Natural British Columbia Visitor Advice Centre (tel: 604 207 0953 or 1598), amid on the Arrivals akin in both the International and Domestic terminals.