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

Taxi Vancouver Airport (YVR)

Get within 20 minutes to Vancouver downtown from the YVR Airport, since it is located about 12 km (7.5 miles) from the city centre.

Taxis at Vancouver airport are easily recognized because they are yellow.

Only licensed taxi cabs are allowed to operate in Vancouver Airport.


The cabs and the wheelchair-accessible vehicles are located at the taxi stands on the second level of the Domestic and International Arrivals.  

taxi Companies

There are different taxi companies that provide service from Vancouver Airport:

- Yellow Cab: +1 604-681-1111
- Vancouver Taxi: +1 604-871-1111
- Mac Clure’s Cabs: +1 604-675-9751

Service hours 24/7.


See below the established taxi fares from Vancouver Airport to zones: 

- Zone 1: South Vancouver, Central Richmond,21$. North Richmond and Sea Island: 20$. 

- Zone 2
: South Central Vancovuer. 23$

- Zone 3: South Richston/ Steveston. 26$

- Zone 4: Mitchell Island. 27$

- Zone 5: UBC South. 27$ 

- Zone 6: South East Vancouver and Central Vancouver. 29$. 

- Zone 7: North East Richmond. 31$

- Zone 8: South East Richmond, downtown Kitsilano. 32$

- Zone 9: Central East Vancouver and Canada Place /Downtown 36$. University of British Columbia. 37$ 

- Zone 10: Ballantyne Pier. Far East Richmond. 38$
- Zone 11: Stanley Park.39$

- Zone 12: North East Vancouver. 41$

All taxis are metered.

*prices may change. 


Lyft and Uber shared ride service are available in Vancouver Airport to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. 


If you wish to transfer to and from Vancouver Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!