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Vancouver Airport Taxis and Shuttles

Unbeatable Fare for your Vancouver Airport Taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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The Most Reliable Vancouver Airport Taxis and Shuttles

Are you starting your much anticipated Vancouver holiday, and want to make it as perfect as possible? Then make your way to your downtown Vancouver hotel in an easy manner by pre-booking a Vancouver airport shuttle.

Upon your arrival at Vancouver International Airport (YVR), your Welcome Pickups driver will be waiting for you, your name sign in hand, ready to escort you to your private vehicle. Moreover, if your flight is delayed or any changes are made, you don’t need to worry. All of our Welcome drivers are equipped with live updates which notify your driver of any changes, ensuring their presence at all times.

After helping you with your bags and seating you and your loved ones comfortably in your airport shuttle, feel free to ask your driver any questions or for any recommendations; they would be happy to give you insider advice on what to do, see and eat during your stay in beautiful Vancouver.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
24.30 €
24.30 €
20 MIN
13.50 €
13.50 €
13 MIN
18.30 €
18.30 €
15 MIN
26.40 €
26.40 €
25 MIN

Welcome's Shuttle Fleet at Vancouver Airport (YVR)

When arriving in a new city after a long flight, it is important to know that your travel partners and belongings are safe. At Welcome Pickups, we offer different vehicle sizes to suit every need. If you are travelling with a small group of 4 people or less, we have stylish Sedans. Or, if you are travelling in a larger group, our minivans can fit up to 8 people comfortably.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions from Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Vancouver International Airport is located 12 km away from downtown Vancouver and is the second busiest airport in Canada behind Toronto Pearson International Airport, with around 25.9 million passengers a year.

When leaving YVR airport, you will be making your way to downtown Vancouver in under 20 minutes. Your shuttle driver will exit the airport on Grant McConachie Way E to Granville Street, and will then take Arthur Laing Bridge/Marine Drive SW and merge onto SW Marine Dr. Your driver will then continue on Granville St. Drive to Seymour St for 9.2 km, where they will take the small streets in downtown Vancouver to your hotel.

Taxi fare from Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver taxi cabs offer established fares to various zones from Vancouver International Airport.

Downtown Vancouver is considered to be in Zone 9 and an airport taxi ride costs a flat rate fare of CA$36 (€24.30), excluding any tip you wish to give to your driver. Please note that all Vancouver taxis accept credit cards payments.

Why book your Vancouver airport shuttle with Welcome Pickups?

At Welcome Pickups, we understand that the first thing you want to do when you get to a new city is to get to your Vancouver hotel as fast and comfortably as possible. For that reason we ensure a pleasant and hassle-free ride; we hand-pick and personally train all of our drivers. We ensure that your professional shuttle driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals gate with a name sign, ready to take you and your loved ones to your pre-selected vehicle.

At Welcome, we offer competitive prices, world-class service, premium customer support and friendly local drivers. So book your Vancouver airport shuttle service with Welcome Pickups, board your flight, and we will take care of the rest!

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Vancouver International Airport to downtown?

Vancouver airport taxis and shuttles offer set rate fares to downtown. You will be charged CA$36 (€24.30), for your 20-minute transfer, excluding any tip you wish to give to your driver.

What happens after I book my Vancouver shuttle with Welcome Pickups?

After you book your Welcome Pickups transfer, a confirmation email will be sent to you outlining your transfer details. You will then receive another email prior to your flight to Vancouver, which will include your driver’s name, photo, and phone number, making it easy for you to recognise them at the airport. In addition to this, Welcome Pickups now has a mobile application that allows you to track your shuttle driver’s whereabouts and chat with them in real-time, making your transfer experience as enjoyable as possible.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

No need to worry if your flight is delayed or early! Your Welcome Pickups airport shuttle driver will receive live updates regarding your flight information, thus ensuring that they will always be waiting for you once you have landed at Vancouver airport.

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