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

Skytrain Vancouver Airport (YVR)

Skytrain’s Canada Line rapid transit rail connects Vancouver Airport to downtown Vancouver in less than 30 minutes and to Richmond in 18 minutes.


Canada Line joints YVR Airport to Vancouver city centre. Some of its stops are: Templeton, Marine Drive, King Edward, Olympic Village, finishing at Waterfront. 


Sktrain operates in Vancouver Airport between 05:07 am and 00:56 am.

Frequency is 12 minutes on early mornings, 6 minutes on peak hours, 6-7 minutes on midday, 20 minutes on late night and 7-20 minutes on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.


Trains are accessible from both Domestic and International terminals.

Canada Line’s YVR Airport station is centrally located between International and Domestic Terminals.

As you exit the train, turn left for domestic flights or right for US and international flights.

If you need to go to Airport South Terminal, we recommend to take the bus from the International and Domestic Terminals that transfer there. 


Fares are set depending on the final zone, so we recommend to check directly at its website according to your destination. 

From YVR Airport, there is a $5.00 added fare to the final price. 

Where do I buy my ticket?

Tickets can be purchased at the SkyTrain station, at the compass vending machines and also through Compass Card website.