Vancouver | Public Transportation Guide for Visitors – Getting Around | Travel Guide | Episode# 2


Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Vancouver Public Transport Information The fastest and most convenient way around Vancouver and the surrounding areas is the Skytrain. The Skytrain is the rapid transit rail system for Greater Vancouver. This elevated rail system has 47 stations and 3 lines ( Expo, Millennium, and Canada Line). Tickets can be purchased at the ticketing machines using cash, credit cards, or transit passes like the Compass card. The Expo line connects the Waterfront station in downtown Vancouver to King George station in Surrey, a suburb of Vancouver. (The Expo Line now has two branches:
One Expo Line train continues to travel between Waterfront and King George stations.
A second Expo Line train now runs between Waterfront and Production Way–University stations. (The Expo Line now has two branches:
One Expo Line train continues to travel between Waterfront and King George stations.
A second Expo Line train now runs between Waterfront and Production Way–University stations. The Millennium line ( Operates between VCC–Clark Station and Lougheed Town Centre Station) connects the Waterfront station to New Westminster at Columbia station then continues through North Burnaby and East Vancouver. The Canada line has two routes. One line between Waterfront and YVR–Airport stations and a second route between Waterfront and Richmond–Brighouse station One line between Waterfront and YVR–Airport stations and a second route between Waterfront and Richmond–Brighouse station One line between Waterfront and YVR–Airport stations and a second route between Waterfront and Richmond–Brighouse station. Trains operate generally from 5am to 1:30 a.m. and arrive every 5 to 10 minutes. Stops are clearly posted above doors on the train and also on the platform in English. Fares run from CAD$ 2.75 to CAD $5.50 depending on the number of zones you travel through on Skytrains and on buses. TransLink has an extensive bus network with links to Skytrain stations. A late night bus service called the
“night bus” is available from downtown leaving every 30 minutes after 2 a.m. Electric buses operate on the major routes in downtown Vancouver. The Blue bus system operates in West Vancouver and Lions Bay. When entering a bus, enter from the front of the bus and pay with exact change or a transit pass. Happy Travels. Go to hipfig.com for more information or go to our Hipfig Travel Channel on YouTube and be sure to subscribe for regular updates.

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