Vancouver International Airport is located 13km (8 miles) south of Vancouver city, in the city of Richmond on Sea Island.
3211 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, BC V7B 0A4
Dialling code: +1
Telephone: (604) 207 7077
How to get there
From the city centre, follow Highway 99 southwards, and then head across Arthur Laing Bridge to Sea Island, where the airport is located. From nearby Richmond, cross to Sea Island via Gilbert Road or Bridgeport Road and follow signs to the terminals.
The Canada Line rapid transit rail link (tel: (604) 953 3333; www.thecanadaline.com) offers frequent services from between the International and Domestic Terminals and central Vancouver (journey time: 26 minutes).
The fare from Vancouver to the airport is C$4, but the fare from the airport to Vancouver is C$9 due to an additional C$5 ‘Ad Fare’ levied by the transit authority. Late at night, the N10 night bus takes over from the Canada Line services.
Buses are available from Bridgeport Station and nearby Marpole to various destinations in Richmond and Vancouver city respectively – these stations can be accessed via the Canada Line.
Long-distance bus services are available to Whistler and Squamish.
Bus schedules are available from Customer Service Counters and Visitor Information Centres in Arrivals.
Numerous licensed taxi companies operate from outside the Domestic and International Terminals, 24 hours a day. The journey time to central Vancouver is around 30 minutes, and fares start at around C$34 to C$36.
The multistorey Parkade is the closest car park to the Domestic and International Terminals; level P1 is for the pick-up and drop-off of passengers, while levels P2 and P3 are hourly, daily and weekly parking. Hourly or daily parking is also available opposite the South Terminal.
The economy car park, which is next to Parkade, offers cheaper long-term rates. Additional long-term parking is available at a remote car park that is accessed via a shuttle service.
A 24-hour valet parking service operates at the Domestic and International Terminals.
Lufthansa at the airport
At the airport
A Lufthansa information desk is located in terminal M.
For more information about Lufthansa at the airport, visit http://www.LH.com/At-the-airport
You can relax, take forty winks or get down to some work before your next flight in the Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner lounges at all major international airports.
To the loungefinder