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SkyTrain

1050 Pender St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3S7, Canada
+1 604-739-4783
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Hands down, the best way to get from the airport to the downtown area

I took a cab from the airport to my downtown hotel. With tip, the cost was $40. During my stay in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeff G
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Montreal, Canada
Efficient transportation

Travelled mostly on a day pass on the different lines to various places and found the system very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Doolie77
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London, United Kingdom
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1050 Pender St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3S7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I took a cab from the airport to my downtown hotel. With tip, the cost was $40. During my stay in Vancouver, one of my colleagues who lives in Vancouver, strongly suggested I take the train from downtown to the airport. Being a Sr, and...More

Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Travelled mostly on a day pass on the different lines to various places and found the system very efficient and fast. Good view seen when the SkyTrain was above ground. Seats were clean and temperature control was good . Fairly reasonable prices for adults and...More

1  Thank Doolie77
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Skytrain is convenient, efficient and clean. Unfortunately one does encounter a lot of homeless people (which is quite common in downtown Vancouver) but more so on the sky train. I was stopped several times asking for money. But the sky train is convenient however...More

1  Thank Gailani I
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Reviewed 5 days ago

So easy to use to get from the Amtrak station to Downtown and from Downtown to the Airport...and cheap too

Thank mollydoggy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We came to Vancouver for the Rod Stewart Concert, and decided this trip to take the bus to the Casino and hop on the sky train. We were pleasantly surprised at how easy it was! Next time we'll just pay the right amount instead of...More

Thank Laura J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time using sky train to and from the Vancouver Airport. My experience was great. I flew in from Kamloops to YVR and then sky train to downtown hotel. It was easy, inexpensive and fast compared to using a taxi. Did not experience any delays...More

Thank hockeymum2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clear how it works, good directions. Staff was helpful. In the near future you can easily check in with your creditcard.

Thank Sander F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the train from YVR to downtown. I found the ticket vending machines easy to use. Great equipment, clean and comfortable. The ride was smooth. I would definitely use again an recommend.

Thank TXGandy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No need for a taxi. It’s great to be able to hop on the train right at the airport and take it all the way downtown. It’s great if you are hanging out downtown. We did got an all day pass. Used the public transit...More

Thank Jeep_guy_YYC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will have seen the numerous other positive reviews about the Sky Train. The service is good and it is not expensive. I was a bit concerned about taking the train from a safety perspective, as I arrived in Vancouver late in the evening and...More

Thank Jonathan W
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shadley55
15 April 2018|
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Response from araescu | Reviewed this property |
Stadium- Chinatown Station by EXPO LINE - -Skytrain. to plan your trip. Enjoy this interesting area of Vancouver!
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aliceschill
1 April 2018|
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Response from TravelRealPrincess | Reviewed this property |
About 30 min from YVR to Waterfront station. Honestly, it does not make sense really to take a cab.
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nativechicoan
26 March 2018|
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Response from VJ R | Reviewed this property |
Skytrain's Canada Line goes to the airport, it's fast, easy and convenient. For answers to your other questions, check out the Translink website or call customer service. Translink is the service that includes Skytrain... More
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