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YVR – Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is Canada’s second busiest airport, welcoming over 17 million passengers a year. Over 62 airlines operate out of YVR, connecting people and businesses to over 100 destinations around the world. YVR has been named the best medium sized airport in North America, the second best airport on the continent and the tenth best in the world. Business travelers have rated it #3 in the world. YVR is easily accessible to Greater Vancouver by public transportation, shuttle, taxi and car.

For detailed information on the airport facilities and transportation, please refer to their website at


Between the airport and downtown, efficient transfer service is readily available by:

  • Rapid Transit: The Canada Line is Vancouver’s rapid transit rail link connecting YVR to downtown Vancouver in 26 minutes and to downtown Richmond in 18 minutes. It’s a fast and easy way to get to the city centres. You can conveniently access trains from both the International and Domestic Terminals.
  • Taxis: Metered taxi service is located outside of the Domestic and International terminals to downtown Vancouver.
  • Downtown Shuttle: Aeroshuttle provides exclusive shuttle service from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to downtown hotels. No reservation is required for service from YVR. The service is conveniently located in the Ground Transportation area at both the International and Domestic terminal buildings.
  • Car rentals: Car rental facilities are conveniently located just steps from the terminal on the ground floor of the parkade. Companies operating their vehicle pickup and return services directly from these facilities include:


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Other Airports

CANADA – Greater Vancouver Area

YXX – Abbotsford International Airport

30440 Liberator Avenue
Abbotsford, BC  Canada
V2T 6H5

Telephone: 1.604.855.1001

USA Airports

BLI – Bellingham International Airport
4255 Mitchell Way
Bellingham, WA 98226

Telephone: 1.360.671.5674

BLI serves the areas between Washington State’s City of Seattle and the Canadian Border to the North. The Airport is located just off Interstate 5 (Exit 258) in the City of Bellingham, Washington State – half an hour south of the Canadian Border and 90 miles north of Seattle’s SeaTac Airport.

SEA – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac)
17801 International Boulevard
Seattle, WA 98158

Telephone: 1.800 544-1965

The distance from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to SeaTac Seattle Airport (SEA) is approximately 235 kms (145 miles). It serves the cities of Seattle and Tacoma, as well as the rest of western Washington State. The airport is 21 km (13 miles) south of Seattle, 29 km (18 miles) northeast of Tacoma. The Quick Shuttle is a bus service that connects YVR airport to SEA and downtown Seattle. It stops in downtown Vancouver, with several stops in the State of Washington including: Bellingham Airport and Everett. Travel time from YVR to SEA on the bus is approximately 3.5 hours. The shuttle bus will arrive at SEA at the south end of the baggage claim.