Vancouver International Airport, Canada

Handling both domestic and international flights, the Vancouver International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Canada and has been consistently rated as one of the top airports in the world. It consists of three terminals – the Domestic Terminal, International Terminal and South Terminal. Passengers may travel between the Domestic and International Terminals on foot via the Link building. Alternatively, there is a complimentary shuttle service, which transports passengers between all three terminals.

Travellers at the airport who wish to while away the time by surfing the net may connect to the free Wi-Fi provided throughout the entire airport. For those who wish to do some last-minute shopping, there are many shops at the airport catering to different needs. Goods sold at the airport include flowers, books and magazines, sunglasses, clothing, accessories, sports gear, souvenirs and gifts, as well as duty-free items such as liquor, tobacco and perfume. There are many options for hungry travellers as well, such as fast-food, salad bars, cafes, and restaurants for those who have time to sit down for a proper meal.

Parents travelling with children may bring them to the children's play areas located at the Domestic and International Terminals. Play time should be supervised by accompanying adults to minimize the risk of injuries and accidents. There is also the Public Observation Area, where the young and old can learn more about the airport and various types of aircraft. Travellers who are in transit or have ample time to spare may visit the hair salon and spa to get a haircut or a massage to ease their tired bodies from hours of travelling.

There are pay-to-use lounges at the airport on top of regular airline lounges for travellers who wish to rest in comfort, enjoy facilities such as complimentary food and beverages, or those looking for quiet air-conditioned areas conducive for working on the go. Additionally, there lounges provide internet access, newspapers and magazines for reading. There is also a chapel for travellers who wish to spend some time meditating. People of all faiths and religions are welcome to use the facility at the International Terminal.

IMPORTANT! Information is correct as of 25 July 2014 and is subject to change. Please always check Vancouver International Airport website for the latest update of the following information.

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 Getting To & From the Airport

Driving hide 

Parking spaces are available at the airport. Travellers may also visit the car rentals counter to rent cars if they wish to drive themselves around Vancouver. Car rental companies operating at the airport include Avis, Hertz and Thrifty.

Trains hide 

The Canada Line allows passengers to travel from the airport to downtown Vancouver in a half an hour journey. Downtown Richmond is also accessible via the Canada Line. The train station is situated in between the Domestic and International Terminals.

Taxi hide 

Only licensed taxis are allowed to operate at the airport. Drivers have to undergo training with regards to safety and customer service. Fares are calculated depending on the time and distance travelled.

 Who flies to Vancouver International

 Airport Contact Details

Vancouver International Airport

PO Box 23750,
Airport Postal Outlet,
V7B 1Y7,

Tel:+1 (1)604 2077077
Fax:+1 (1)604 2766099


Vancouver International Airport Authority

 Location Details

Longitude:123° 11' 7'' W
Latitude:49° 11' 13'' N

 Airport Location

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