Getting to SFU's Vancouver Campuses
Visit SFU Vancouver Campus Map and Directions for an interactive Google Map.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located 14 km or 20-30 minutes to downtown by taxi or public transport.
Public Transport (Canada Line) - Quick and Cheap
The Canada Line is Vancouver's new rapid transit rail link connecting YVR to downtown Vancouver in 26 minutes and to downtown Richmond in 18 minutes. It's a fast and easy way to get to the city centres. You can conveniently access trains from both the International and Domestic Terminals. The cost is $8.75 for one way from YVR but you can get different fare packages (daily pass, etc). For information about fares, visit Translink.
Taxis charge a metered rate based on time and distance travelled. The approximate fare from the airport to downtown Vancouver is $34-$36 (inclusive of all taxes) under normal conditions.Taxis are readily available outside both the Domestic and International terminals.
Car rental facilities are conveniently located just steps from the terminal on the ground floor of the parkade. Companies operating their vehicle pickup and return services directly from these facilities include:
Directions by car
Directions by Public Transit (Bus, Skytrain Sea Bus)