Vancouver Port Transportation

Last updated on November 30th, 2021 at 12:40 pm

What airport is closest to the Vancouver Cruise Terminal?

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located 11 miles (35 minutes) southwest of Port Metro Vancouver Cruise Terminal and is serviced by Canada’s two major airlines – Air Canada and WestJet, as well as major international airlines including Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and Alaska Airlines. Compare Rates on Cheap Flights to Vancouver

YVR offers helpful tips for arriving and departing cruise passengers. Ground transportation is located outside the International Receptions lobby.

Car Rentals in Vancouver, BC

Most major car rental kiosks are available at the airport however it is advised that passengers pre-arrange pickup or drop off at the terminal in advance. The car rental agencies closest to the port are:

Hertz & Thrifty – 413 Seymour Street, Vancouver – 450m (0.2 miles) from Canada Place
Avis – 757 Hornby Street, Vancouver – 750m (0.4 miles) from Canada Place

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Vancouver Taxis

Taxis in Vancouver operate on a Zone Fare system when departing from YVR. To get to the pier at Canada Place, the rate is approximately $36.
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Public Transportation in Vancouver

Canada Place is located beside the Waterfront Station on Vancouver’s public transport system Translink, including the Skytrain, buses, the West Coast commuter train, and the SeaBus, which goes to North Vancouver.

The Skytrain’s Canada Line, which connects the airport and downtown Vancouver, where Canada Place is located, takes less than 30 minutes by train and it departs every 4-6 minutes from the airport.

Click here for Translink’s Trip Planner, which will help you get from Point A to Point B.

Vancouver Airport & Cruiseport Shuttles

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Shuttlefare Vancouver Airport
Aerocar Service – flat rate of approx $64 for a private sedan (from YVR to Canada Place)

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