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 translink.com.
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.
Entry into CanadaMore
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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Getting Here & Around
BY BUS or CANADA LINE RAPID TRANSIT: Translink (604) 953-3333; http://www.translink.ca/. Pay as you go or purchase a day pass at any authorized FareDealer locations.
BY CAR: All major rental car companies are located at the airport and also have locations throughout the city.
BY TAXI: Richmond Taxi (604) 272-1111 or toll free 1-866-763-8294; http://www.richmondcabltd.com/ or Garden City Cabs (604) 233-1111; http://www.gardencitycabs.ca/ or Kimber Cabs (604) 488-8888; http://www.kimbercabs.com/. Orders for taxi service accepted online or by phone, hourly rates available upon request.
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