Public transportation in Vancouver

Visitor's guide to public transit

We work with TransLink who plans and manages public transit services for the Metro Vancouver area. Check out tips for getting to and from the airport and how to use transit to get you where you need to go

Get to know the names of the city's public transportation modes so you can get around the city more easily.

Public transit - SkyTrain

Rail rapid transit

Three automated SkyTrain routes run above and below the ground from downtown Vancouver. The Expo line provides service to Burnaby, New Westminster, and Surrey. The Millennium Line provides services to Burnaby, Port Moody, and Coquitlam. The Canada Line provides service to Richmond and the airport 

Plan your SkyTrain/Canada Line trip

Public transit - bus


TransLink provides a vast network of bus services to specific areas of the city throughout the day. RapidBus routes and the 99 B-Line provide faster service with fewer stops.

Plan your bus trip

Public transit - HandyDART


HandyDART is a door-to-door shared-ride service for people who are unable to navigate conventional public transit without assistance. 

Find eligibility requirements and more 

Public transit - Seabus


The SeaBus crosses the Burrard Inlet to provide travel between Waterfront Station in Downtown Vancouver to Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver.

Plan your SeaBus trip

Public transit - West Coast Express

West Coast Express

The West Coast Express is a train that connects Waterfront Station in Downtown Vancouver to Mission, with select stops along the way. On weekdays, five trains travel into Vancouver in the morning, and leave Vancouver in the afternoon.

Plan your West Coast Express trip

Public transit - West Coast Express

Public bike share

With bicycles located through the city, Mobi by Rogers, our public bike share system offers a convenient and affordable way to get around Vancouver.

BC ferries

Review the schedule to taking a ferry to a BC island.

Aquabus and False Creek Ferries

View False Creek and its surrounding area by taking the Aquabus or a False Creek Ferry.

Tourism Vancouver

Find things to do, seasonal events, restaurant, and hotel recommendations.