Distance from city centre

7.5 miles to Downtown

Taxi

CA$35 approximately to downtown

Public Transport

The Canada Line rapid transit rail system connects the airport to downtown Vancouver in just 26 minutes. The station is located in between the International and Domestic Terminals. Passengers travelling on the Canada Line from Vancouver Airport are subject to a CA$5 fee on top of the regular zone fare.

Car Hire

Car rental counters are located on the ground floor of the parkade, just steps from the terminal building. Car hire companies on site include Avis, Budget, Hetz, National/Alamo and Thrifty/Dollar. Talk to your consultant about booking car hire in advance.

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Check-in

Check-in desks and self check-in kiosks are located on the Departures Level of all terminals.

Money Exchange

Travelex currency exchange desks are located in the domestic, international and USA terminal, before and after security. Cash machines can be found all throughout the airport.

Check-in

Check-in desks and self check-in kiosks are located on the Departures Level of all terminals.

Money Exchange

Travelex currency exchange desks are located in the domestic, international and USA terminal, before and after security. Cash machines can be found all throughout the airport.

Business Services

Business travellers can make use of Vancouver Airport's free Wi-Fi, VIP lounges and public phones. Business services such as workstations, fax, photocopying and document delivery services can also be found within the CDS Ltd. Baggage Services on level 2 of the Domestic Terminal and level 2 of the International Terminal. Within the airport is the Fairmont Vancouver Airport which offers state-of-the-art meeting facilities. 

Internet Access

Free WiFi is provided throughout the airport.

Baggage

Vancouver Airport offers a range of baggage services including a baggage repairs store in the Domestic Terminal, and baggage storage on level 2 of the Domestic Terminal and level 2 and 3 of the International Terminal. For ease of travel, there is an Airport Butler Meet and Greet service available within the International Terminal. 

Family Facilities

Baby changing facilities are available in every bathroom throughout the airport, both before and after security screening. The USA Terminal has a nursery with cribs, play pens and changing areas located before security on level 3 in departures. Children's play areas can also be found on level 3 of the International Terminal by Gate 54.

Airline Lounges

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge - Air Canada has two Maple Leaf Lounges in Vancouver Airport - one in the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal. Each lounge offers complimentary beverages, snacks and light meals, WiFi access, televisions, reading material, computers, printers, copiers and fax machines. The lounge within the Domestic Terminal also has showers. Maple Leaf Lounge access is granted to Maple Leaf Club members, Star Alliance Gold members, United Club members and US Airways Club members.

Airline Lounges

Plaza Premium Lounge - Despite class of travel, passengers can access 1 of the 3 pay-in Plaza Premium Lounges located within Vancouver Airport. Simply pre-pay online or upon entry and enjoy access to comfortable furnishings, showers, nap rooms, as well as hot food, alcoholic beverages, workstations and complimentary Wi-Fi. 

YVR Distinguished Visitor's Lounge - Located within arrivals on level 2 of the International Terminal, the YVR Distinguished lounge can be accessed by reservation and offers food and beverages, showers, complimentary Wi-Fi, TV and magazines. Bookings are available for a minimum of 4 people with a minimum of 24 hours in advance reservations. 

All 3 terminals within Vancouver are connected by moving walkways and escalators. 

The following airlines reach Vancouver. Don't see the airline you are looking for? Talk to a consultant to book your Vancouver flights with your preferred airline.

International
Air Canada AC
Air France AF
Air New Zealand NZ
American Airlines AA
British Airways BA
Cathay Pacific CX
China Southern Airlines CZ
Delta Air Lines DL
Emirates Airlines EK
Etihad Airways EY
Eva Air BR
Finnair AY
KLM Airlines KL
Korean Air KE
Lufthansa LH
United Airlines UA
Virgin Atlantic VS