What Can You Do On A Layover In Vancouver?

How far is downtown Vancouver from the airport?

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is 15 km or 9 miles from city centre (Granville and Georgia Streets). That would be a 20 minute drive without traffic but typically takes 30 to 45 minutes with traffic. Most downtown hotels are close to city centre.

What can I do with a 7 hour layover in Vancouver?

If you have 7 hours…

Stretch your legs and walk (or bike) around Coal Harbour and Stanley Park. Have family-friendly fun at an attraction such as FlyOver Canada, Vancouver Aquarium, or Vancouver Lookout. You could go shopping at either Pacific Centre or Robson Street, too.

How much is the train from Vancouver Airport to downtown?

The trip from YVR to downtown Vancouver takes only 26 minutes on a two zone fare of $4.25, plus the $5.00 Canada Line YVR AddFare. The YVR AddFare is waived if you have a pre-purchased fare, e.g. a day pass, monthly pass or a Fare Saver ticket. Check the TransLink website for maps, schedules and fare information.

Is there a place to sleep in Vancouver Airport?

If you would like a good solid sleep between flights without leaving the airport, the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel is located inside the International Terminal and just a 10-minute walk from the Domestic Terminal. You can rent overnight rooms or day rooms, which are available in blocks of 4, 6, or 8 hours.

How long is the SkyTrain from King George to Waterfront?

The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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