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Richmond BC
Richmond is home to the Vancouver International Airport and just 25 minutes from...more
Canada Line Skytrain
The Canada Line Skytrain systems runs throughout central Richmond, allowing easy...more
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Getting Around RichmondMore

Richmond is served by Metro Vancouver’s Translink public transportation system of buses and light, rapid transit, which includes the Canada line train. See additional map for the Canada Line route). A full-day transit DayPass is $9.75. Buses operate between 5 am and 1 am daily and full schedules can be found at

Getting to Richmond

If you are flying by Air, you will arrive at the Vancouver International Airport or YVR. If you are travelling by car, Richmond is a 25-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, about the same as it is from the US Border. In total, it’s a three-hour drive from Seattle, four hours to Kelowna and 11 from Calgary.

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All citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda or the Caribbean are required to present a valid passport when entering the United States at any airport. For land and sea border crossings, you must have a passport or a government-issued I.D. plus proof of citizenship. For more information on document requirements for
Richmond Night Market 2014
September 21 - October 12, 2014
2014 promises to be another amazing year for the Richmond Night Market. Return...more
Culture Days
September 26 - 28, 2014
Artists, organizations and community groups in Richmond are hosting free parti...more
Third Annual Pie Baking Competition
September 27, 2014
To celebrate Culture Days in Canada, Tourism Richmond will be hosting its&n...more
The Pumpkin Patch
October 4 - 31, 2014
The Pumpkin Patch is always part of the annual fall festivities at Richmond Coun...more
Trick-Or-Treating In Steveston Village
October 25, 2014
This extremely popular event grows larger every year !  Costumed trick-...more
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014
December 12, 2014 - April 6, 2015
Celebrating 50 years of images, Wildlife Photographer of the Year showcases aw...more