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
Richmond is a shopper's paradise. Just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver, buy exotic Asian goods or trendy homewares and sporting goods at bustling malls.Or explore boutique gift shops in oceanside Steveston.
Here, you can shop in Asia without going to Asia. Score bargain-priced Japanese merchandise at Aberdeen Centre, home to the first and largest Daiso store in North America . Buy Chinese books and games at Yaohan Centre. Or enjoy tasty Asian snacks at Parker Place's food court.
Steps away from Canada Line transit stations, Lansdowne Centre and Richmond Centre offer nearly 400 outlets with brand-name electronics, shoes, books, and more.
From May to October, check out the multicultural vendors and food stalls at Richmond's Summer Night Market. Buy truly unique specialty toys, home décor, and native artwork year-round in Steveston.
To follow the Twitter buzz about Richmond's shopping, use #richmondshops.