Travel & Transportation
Vancouver International Airport
The cab fare from Vancouver Airpot to the UBC campus is around $25.CAD.
If you would like to arrange to meet friends at the airport to
share a cab,
there are a number of meeting points set up on both the
departure and arrival levels.
For Arrivals, there are
points both in the Domestic Terminal and the International
as well as `the link' connecting these two.
For more info:
and follow the tabs for `Meeting Places' (top bar)
Visitors to Canada (Travel Documents, Passports, Visas, Money, Taxes, etc.)
Airport Improvement Fee (AIF)
Passengers departing Vancouver International Airport are required to purchase an
Airport Improvement Fee ticket.
Children under two and passengers connecting
through Vancouver Airport on the same day are exempt.
AIF tickets must be presented (along with airline tickets and boarding passes) as you pass through the
airport security checkpoint on your way to the flight gate area.
Payment can be in cash or by credit card.
$5 for passengers travelling to a destination within British Columbia or
$10 for passengers travelling to other North American destinations,
including Hawaii and Mexico.
$15 for passengers travelling to destinations outside North America.
- For more information do a search on
"Airport Improvement Fee" at
How to get to UBC
Getting Around UBC
Getting to Downtown Vancouver from UBC:
Downtown Vancouver is a 20 minute ride from UBC. There are
taxis around Gage Residence, or buses from the bus loop just behind the
Student Union Building, that will take you downtown.
From downtown by bus, just take anything that says UBC
on it (in Vancouver, for instance, routes
4, 9, 10, 25, 41, 44, 49, and 99).
Buses run every 10-15 minutes.
For a full schedule refer to
BC Transit's Web Site
which has bus frequency listings available.
BC Internet Travel Guide