Getting Here

By Shuttle Bus

  • Quick Shuttle LogoSeattle-Tacoma Airport(SEA)/Seattle Downtown to Vancouver
    The most popular choice is the Quick Shuttle
    Or, contact your local travel agent for information on alternatives.

  • Vancouver International Airport(YVR) to Hotel.
    Many of the hotels near the airport will provide courtesy shuttle service to and from the airport. Click here for a list of participating hotels (note that many of these hotels are located in the city of Richmond - please contact individual hotels for more information on shuttle schedules).

  • Vancouver Airport ShuttleShuttle Service to hotels in Downtown Vancouver is offered by the YVR Airporter at a cost of $20/adult (round trip). Check out the YVR Airporter Website for information on fares and schedules.
    Important to note: There is no shuttle service to the Plaza 500 Hotel in Vancouver. Click here for driving directions

By Taxi

Bonny's Taxi CabTaxis are available 24hrs a day, just outside of the airport terminal. Estimated cost for a cab ride is $20-$25 CAD from Vancouver International Airport to either UBC or Downtown Vancouver.
If you'd like to get around by taxi, you may want to call ahead to arrange for one. Two of the more popular taxi companies are:

By Public Transit

Translink BusTo UBC
If you prefer to take the bus out to UBC, look for bus numbers 4, 9, 17, 25, 41, 43, 44, 49, 99 (with destination "UBC").
Bus fare for 1 adult traveling within 1 zone is $2.25CAD. Visit the Translink Website for more information, or contact the Translink Customer Information Centre at 604-953-3333

By Car to UBC

Map of VancouverMain roads leading into UBC are: 4th Avenue, 10th Avenue (from Broadway), 41st Avenue, 49th Avenue, and 70th Avenue. Be sure to head Westbound on these roads. See the map to the right for the main intersecting roads (e.g. Granville Street, Oak Street, and Cambie Street).

For driving directions to or from other locations try:


Parking rates are $1.50CAD per hour up to a maximum of $12CAD per day. Click here for an overview of parking lots on campus. (Note: North Parkade is the closest parking lot to Gage Residence & Conference Centre)