How to Reach Vancouver, Canada

The Easiest Way to Reach Vancouver

How to get in and get around Vancouver

Getting to Vancouver can be typically done by multiple options.

  • Ny Air:  The main airport is Vancouver International Airport and is well connected to the airports of major cities across the globe.
  • By Road: Many people in Seattle opt to take the three hour drive north to see the city. Also you can travel all your way to Vancouver from Toronto by road.
  • By Ferries, Cruise: Another alternative option to reach Vancouver is through the waterways. BC Ferries and Cruise ships make port here year round.
  • By Public Transport: Once in Vancouver, travel around the city is simple with the transportation system of buses, trains, and ferries. Convenient and easy to use, Public transport is the best way to travel around the city. The extensive metro, bus and train network just makes it a lot more convinient for you.
  • By Hired Car: You can also hire a car but it will be expensive and you will need an international permit.

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Modes of Transportation in Vancouver

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Vancouver. The most preferred mode of transport in Vancouver is Car.

Average distance: 16.66 km Average time: 39.69 min

  • Car 46.58%
    Driving 39.18 min Walking 0.91 min Waiting 0.03 min Overall average time for 22.61 kms 40.12 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 15.07%
    Bus 29.18 min Walking 6.45 min Waiting 4.55 min Train 2 min Driving 1.36 min Overall average time for 11.33 kms 43.55 min
  • Train/Metro 2.74%
    Train 30 min Walking 7.5 min Bus 2.5 min Waiting 1 min Overall average time for 11 kms 41 min
  • Walking 16.44%
    Walking 32.25 min Driving 6.42 min Bus 1.67 min Waiting 1 min Train 1 min Bike 0.42 min Overall average time for 7.96 kms 42.75 min
  • Bike 9.59%
    Bike 27.71 min Walking 0.29 min Overall average time for 11.43 kms 28 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 1.37%
    Tram 25 min Walking 20 min Bus 15 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 40 kms 65 min
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