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Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Vancouver International Airport

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to Vancouver International Airport. Request a ride up to 90 days before your flight, at any time and on any day of the year.

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Pickup at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Head to the pickup location

  • International Pickups: Head to the Arrivals level and follow signs to the Ground Transportation area. Exit the terminal and cross the street to the Ride-App Pickup zone on the outer curb.
  • Domestic Pickups: Head to the Arrivals level and follow signs for the Ground Transportation pickup area. Exit the terminal and meet your driver in the Ride-App Pickup zone between stalls 8 and 14.
  • South Terminal Pickups: Exit the terminal and cross the pedestrian crosswalk to meet your driver in the Ride-App Pickup zone on the outer curb.

Request when you're ready to walk outside

Choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs. When prompted by the app, select your pickup location and follow signs in the airport to Ground Transportation and Ride App Pick-up.

Look for your driver

Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app (please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit). If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Vancouver Airport Map

Vancouver Airport Map overview

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Vancouver International Airport visitor information

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is Canada’s second busiest airport, welcoming close to 26 million passengers in 2018. Fifty-six airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to more than 125 non-stop destinations worldwide. YVR is about a 25-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Vancouver, which is located approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from the airport.

Vancouver International Airport terminal

Vancouver International Airport has three terminals: the Domestic Terminal, International Terminal and South Terminal. You can plan your trip using the information below.

Vancouver International Airport airlines

Aeromexico Air Canada Air Canada Express Air Canada Rouge Air China Air France Air New Zealand Air North Air Transat Alaska Airlines ANA American Airlines British Airways Cathay Pacific Central Mountain Air China Airlines China Eastern China Southern Airlines Condor Delta Air Lines Edelweiss Air Eva Airways Flair Airlines Gulf Island Seaplanes Hainan Harbour Air Helijet Airways Hong Kong Airlines Horizon Air Icelandair Interjet Japan Airlines KD Air KLM Korean Air Lufthansa Corilair Pacific Coastal Airlines Philippine Airlines Qantas Salt Spring Air Seair Seaplanes Sichuan Airlines Skywest/Delta Connector SkyWest/United Express Sunwing United Airlines WestJet Airlines WestJet Encore Beijing Capital Airlines Xiamen Airlines

Dining at Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport has more than 170 shops, services and restaurants located before and after security. Dining options range from fast food chains to bars and full-service restaurants.

Things to do at Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport has a number of airport lounges, spas and shops. Shops range from duty-free stores, to retailers selling jewelry, clothing, electronics, souvenirs, and gifts. The airport also hosts art displays at various locations, reflective of the province’s diverse landscape and people.

Currency exchange at Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport has multiple currency exchange services, located both before and after security.

Hotels near Vancouver International Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near YVR, there are more than 15 hotels and accommodations nearby. Fairmont Vancouver Airport is located within the airport, directly above the US departures terminal.

Points of interest near Vancouver International Airport

  • Stanley Park
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Granville Island
  • Pacific Centre and Robson Street Shopping

Find more information about YVR here.

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