All international flights land at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). There's a Visitor Information desk on the arrivals floor (level 2) and an airport information desk in the departure lounge, along with most of the shops. There are also plenty of phones and ATMs, a children’s play area and a nursery.
Specially built for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the new SkyTrain branch – the Canada Line – connects YVR with Downtown in 26 minutes. Follow signs from the arrivals lounge. A $5 levy is added to single ticket fares, but not to day passes, which thus work out cheaper. Taxis operate around the clock, charging $28-32 for the 25-minute trip downtown. A limousine from Aerocar Service (T1-888-821-0021, firstname.lastname@example.org), costs from $39 plus tax for up to 8 passengers. All the major car rental agencies are located on the ground floor of the indoor parkade (multi-storey car park).
Pacific Coach (T1800-661-1725, http://www.pacificcoach.com), run direct buses to Squamish and Whistler (SkyLynx, 7 daily, 3 hours, $55 one way); and Victoria (7 daily, 4 hours, $49). Tickets can be bought at their counter in the arrivals lounge, or on the bus. Look for the bus stop to the left when leaving the terminal.
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