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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
Whale Watching with Steveston Seabreeze Adventures
July 27 - August 31, 2016
Departing at 9:00AM & 2:00PM daily June 18th - Aug 31st, step in...more
Whale Watching with Vancouver Whale Watch
July 27 - September 4, 2016
Departing at 9:00am & 2:00pm daily from June 16th -Sept 4th, your 3 - 5 ho...more
Music at the Cannery
July 29, 2016
The Cannery's outdoor summer evening concert series returns, from July 8 to 29...more
Panda Market
July 29 - September 11, 2016
The original Summer Night Market in Richmond is back for the vibrant 9th ...more
Richmond Night Market
July 29 - October 9, 2016
Richmond Night Market has become an annual tradition and one of the flagship s...more
YVR Take-Off Fridays
July 29 - August 26, 2016
YVR Take-Off Fridays is back for our 7th annual summer celebration. Enjo...more
2016 Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market
July 31, 2016
Come and enjoy an afternoon at the Steveston Farmers & Artisan Market...more
Kwantlen St. Farmers Market
August 2 - October 18, 2016
The Kwantlen St. Farmers Market strives to showcase the absolute very best of ...more
2016 Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market
August 7 - 28, 2016
Come and enjoy an afternoon at the Steveston Farmers & Artisan Market...more
Whale Watching with Steveston Seabreeze Adventures
September 1 - October 31, 2016
Departing at 11:00AM daily until Oct 31st, step into the ocean world of o...more