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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
International Summer Night Market
May 23 - September 27, 2015
The vibrant 8th Annual International Summer Night Market is open Fridays, S...more
Richmond Night Market 2015
May 23 - October 11, 2015
 The Richmond Night Market has never stopped emphasizing family fun for a...more
Sea Monsters Revealed: The Exhibition at the Vancouver Aquarium
May 23 - September 7, 2015
Visitors to the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre starting March 5 throug...more
Steveston Sea Lion Safari
May 23 - 31, 2015
Join Steveston EcoTours on a Steveston Sea Lion Safari! This special sea...more
Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil Exhibit
May 23, 2015 - March 31, 2016
Our multi-media exhibit “Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil,” focu...more
Whale Watching with Steveston Seabreeze Adventures
May 23 - June 17, 2015
Departing at 12:00pm daily from April 1st  - June 16th.  Step into the...more
Whale Watching with Vancouver Whale Watch
May 23 - July 1, 2015
Departing at 11:00am daily from April 1st - July 1st, your 3 - 5 hour tour tra...more
Steveston Summer Farmers & Artisans Market
May 24, 2015
Come and enjoy an afternoon at the Steveston Summer Farmers & Artisan...more
2015 Summer Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market
June 7 - August 30, 2015
Come and enjoy an afternoon at the Steveston Summer Farmers & Artisan...more
Ships To Shore Steveston 2015
June 29 - July 1, 2015
All hands on deck for Ships to Shore Steveston 2015 with special Canada D...more