Vancouver Airport Informational Guide to Vancouver Airport (YVR) - NON OFFICIAL

International Terminal Vancouver Airport (YVR)

Vancouver Airport International Terminal is in charge of all international flights.

The terminal is located in the Main Terminal building, where Domestic Terminal is located too, as they share the facilities. 


Vancouver Airport International Terminal has four levels: 

Level 1

Service Plaza.

This area is full of shops, restaurants and bars. 

Level 2 

Check-in Area and Arrivals and security check.

There are services available for all passengers. 

Level 3

Departures area.

Gates are divided into several concourses: 

Concourse D: With gates D50 to D59, D62 and from D68 to D78. 

Concourse E: With gates E76 to E88 and from E90 to E96. 

Level 4

This level leads to the elevated train station to Vancouver city. 


- Restaurants and cafés
- Shops
- Duty Free
- ATMs
- Currency Exchange
- Quiet Area
- Postal Services
- Chapel

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Inter-terminal transportation

There is no need to take any shuttle to move from the domestic and international areas, since they are located within the same terminal building.

If passengers wish to get to the South Terminal, there is a Courtesy Shuttle which connects the South Terminal and the Main Terminal.

Pick up and drop off locations:

- South Terminal: Outside the arrivals door, at the south end of the terminal.

- Domestic Terminal: Outside the Domestic Arrivals, level 2.

- International Terminal: Outside the International Arrivals, level 2, Bus bay 3.

Service Hours

Weekdays: International Terminal: 06:45 am - 08:05 pm. Domestic Terminal: 06:50 am - 20:10 pm

Saturday: International Terminal: 07:05 am - 07:05 pm. Domestic Terminal: 07:10 am - 07:10 pm

Sunday: International Terminal: 07:35 am - 07:45 pm. Domestic Terminal: 07:40 am - 07:50 pm


Plaza Premium Lounge: International Terminal. Services: Wi-Fi, shower, snacks, drinks, premium food, among others. 

Passes start at 35$ per passenger. 

Air Canada Signature Suite: International Terminal. Open from first departure until last departure of the day. Services: Snacks, premium food, Wi-Fi, drinks, 

SkyTeam Lounge: international Terminal. Services: Premium food, showers, drinks, snacks, drinks, Wi-Fi. 

Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge: International Terminal. Open from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm and from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am. Services: Premium food, snacks, drinks, showers, Wi-Fi, among others. 

British Airways Galleries Club Lounge: International Terminal. Open from 6:30 pm to last departure. Services: TV, Wi-Fi , drinks, newspapers and magazines, among others. 

British Airways Galleries First Lounge: International Terminal. Open from 6:30 pm until last departure. Services: Snacks, Wi-fi, TV, Internet Terminals, Snacks. 

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge: International Terminal. Open from 8:45 am to 12:45 am. Services: Wi-Fi, showers, drinks, premium food, Wi-Fi, among others. 

Purchase your pass to Vancouver Airport Lounges