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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
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Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
December 1, 2015 - January 3, 2016
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Christmas at FlyOver Canada
December 1, 2015 - January 5, 2016
Christmas at the Cannery - Festival of Trees 2015
December 1 - 31, 2015
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Karaoke Christmas Light Trolley Tour
December 1 - 30, 2015
Festively decorated Trolleys equipped with karaoke machines for your seasonal ...more
Peak of Christmas At Grouse Mountain
December 1, 2015 - January 4, 2016
See how magical elves have transformed Grouse Mountain into the North Pole whe...more
Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil Exhibit
December 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016
Our multi-media exhibit “Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil,” focu...more