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Getting Around

Centrally located to Vancouver, Richmond and the North Shore, Burnaby benefits from access to a modern and accessible public transportation system – including buses, trolley buses and the SkyTrain network.  Visitors can reach Burnaby by bus, trolley bus, or SkyTrain. Burnaby can also be reached from YVR Vancouver International Airport by taking the Canada Line and Expo Line SkyTrains.

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By Air: The Vancouver International Airport is approximately 25 minutes from Burnaby.

By Ferry:  Vehicles and pedestrians can travel to and from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands using BC Ferries. For detailed schedule and fare information, contact BC Ferries online, or toll-free at 1-888-223-3779

By Car: All major routes provide access to Burnaby including Highway #1, the Lougheed Highway, Canada Way, Hastings Street, Kingsway and Marine Way.

By Public Transit: TransLink provides a completely integrated regional public transportation system. This includes:

  • SkyTrain and Canada Line: Explore Burnaby by SkyTrain, the region’s automated rapid transit system.  Four stations are located in south Burnaby on the Expo Line, and seven stations are located in north Burnaby on the Millennium Line. Travel to Downtown Vancouver, New Westminster and Surrey in less than 25 minutes. Connect from Vancouver to Richmond and YVR Airport on the Canada Line.
  • Coast Mountain Bus: Offers convenient, economical, safe, and regular service throughout Metro Vancouver, including connections to SkyTrain stations.

For trip planning information call 604-953-3333 or visit TransLink’s trip planning website

By Taxi: Bonny’s Taxi is the largest taxi company servicing Burnaby. For more information call 604-435-6655.

By Bicycle: Cyclists can safely ride along the city’s extensive network of urban trails, bikeway and cycle roads, and connect to regional facilities including the BC Parkway and the Central Valley Greenway. Check out the Burnaby Bike Map  for route information within the City. Bicycles are permitted on public transit including Buses and SkyTrain during certain periods of the day. For Bikes On Transit information please visit the website or call 604-953-3333.


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