Airports in British Columbia

Vancouver International

The airport is located eight miles (12km) south of Vancouver.

Vancouver International (YVR)

Overview

The Canada Line connects the airport to downtown Vancouver in about 25 minutes. The service runs every 8-20 minutes. Scheduled buses are available to downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and Washington State. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the Long-Term Parking Lot, South Terminal, local hotels and other destinations near the airport. Public bus services to Vancouver, Richmond and further afield are available at the Airport Station Bus Terminal.

Location

The airport is located eight miles (12km) south of Vancouver.

Getting to the city

The Canada Line connects the airport to downtown Vancouver in about 25 minutes. The service runs every 8-20 minutes. Scheduled buses are available to downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and Washington State. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the Long-Term Parking Lot, South Terminal, local hotels and other destinations near the airport. Public bus services to Vancouver, Richmond and further afield are available at the Airport Station Bus Terminal.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car hire companies Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National, and zipcar are represented next to the terminal building on the ground floor.

Airport Taxis

Metered taxis are available around the clock outside the terminals. Look for the green signs which indicate a taxi pick-up position. Prices and journey times are higher during rush hour. A tip of 10 to 15 percent is expected.

Transfer between terminals

A courtesy shuttle is available to the Airport South terminal.

Facilities

The main terminal has ATMs, bureaux de change, and a bank. There is a selection of bars, restaurants, and fast food outlets scattered throughout the airport, as well as a variety of shops, including duty-free, baggage storage, and a medical centre. Children's play areas are also available.

Parking

Vancouver International Airport offers a range of parking options in the parkade directly opposite the terminals. Hourly parking starts at C$10 per hour but reduced daily and weekly rates are also available.

www.yvr.ca/

Abbotsford International Airport

The airport is located two and a half miles (4km) from Abbotsford city centre.

Abbotsford International Airport (YXX)

Overview

Shuttle services can transport passengers between the airport and the city centre. Shuttles can be booked in advance. Local bus, taxi, and limousine services are also available from the airport to the city centre.

Location

The airport is located two and a half miles (4km) from Abbotsford city centre.

Getting to the city

Shuttle services can transport passengers between the airport and the city centre. Shuttles can be booked in advance. Local bus, taxi, and limousine services are also available from the airport to the city centre.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7, March to November).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxi services are available between the airport and various points in southwestern British Columbia. Companies include Abbotsford Taxi and Central Valley Limousine and Taxi.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a bar and bistro, shopping (including a duty-free shop), and ATMs.

Parking

Short-term and long-term parking is available at the airport. Short-term parking is available next to the terminal building and offers travellers easy access to the airport.

www.abbotsfordairport.ca

Kamloops Airport

The airport is located seven miles (11km) from Kamloops city centre.

Kamloops Airport (YKA)

Overview

Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre. The Airporter Shuttle also offers a door-to-door service to and from the airport.

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) from Kamloops city centre.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre. The Airporter Shuttle also offers a door-to-door service to and from the airport.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT-7 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Budget, Enterprise, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre and surrounds via Kami Cabs and Yellow Cabs.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a cafe, lounge, and parking.

Parking

Short-term and long-term airport parking is conveniently located near the arrivals and departures areas.

www.kamloopsairport.com

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