Directions to Stanley Park

With its proximity to downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park is easy to access whatever mode of transportation you choose.

Stanley Park location and main entrances to the park

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Walk or bike

Pedestrians and cyclists can take advantage of a number of routes linking the peninsula of Stanley Park to downtown Vancouver and beyond.

Access the west side of the park off English Bay along the Seawall, using the Seaside Bike Route. If you are cycling, make your way to Second Beach and the interior of the park. Those on foot can continue walking around the park on the Seawall.

Or access the park from the Georgia Street entrance, which connects to major transportation links like the SeaBus and Skytrain via the Coal Harbour Route portion of the Seawall.

Take transit

TransLink's #19 bus will get you in to Stanley Park. The bus stops at:

  • Stanley Park Drive and Pipeline Road near Lost Lagoon
  • Stanley Park Loop near the Miniature Train, and a short walk from the Vancouver Aquarium

If you are taking the SeaBus to Vancouver, you can either take a short walk to transfer to the #19, or walk, bike or rollerblade along the waterfront Coal Harbour Route to Stanley Park. There is no public transit service around the park. Visit the TransLink website for more information.

Combine transit with cycling

Bike racks are provided on all TransLink buses. Bicycles are also allowed on the SkyTrain, SeaBus, and West Coast Express for no extra cost. Visit TransLink's website for more information

Drive

Access the park from the main entrance at the west end of Georgia Street, west of downtown Vancouver. Alternately, depending on your planned destination, enter the park from the English Bay side via Beach Avenue.

If you are planning to drive to Stanley Park for the day, consider buying a daily parking pass. A daily parking pass lets you move your car and park at any location within Stanley Park.

Hourly parking passes are valid only in the lots or spaces closest to the parking meter where you purchased the ticket.

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Bringing your car

Find out where you can park your vehicle in Stanley Park, and how much it costs whether you pay by the hour, day, or season.

Parking in Stanley Park

Last modified: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:51:59