| If you long for the
romance of the rails, you'll find superior service and breathtaking scenery in
beautiful British Columbia. On Vancouver Island, take a leisurely day-trip
from Victoria to Courtney, stopping at towns and picnic sites along the way.
And if it's high adventure you crave...travel from the Pacific Coast to the Rocky
SkyTrain’s newest line opened in August 2009, linking Downtown Vancouver
(Waterfront Station) to Richmond (Richmond-Brighouse Station) and Vancouver International
Airport (YVR). The Line added 16 new stations and 19 kilometres to the SkyTrain
network. Nine stations are located in Vancouver (Waterfront, Vancouver city Centre,
Yaletown-Roundhouse, Olympic Village, Broadway - city Hall, King Edward, Oakridge
- 41st Avenue, Langara - 49th Avenue, and Marine Drive), with four in Richmond
(Bridgeport, Aberdeen, Lansdowne, and Richmond - Brighouse) and three on Sea Island
serving Vancouver International Airport (Templeton, Sea Island Centre, and YVR
Airport). TransLink bus services, plus SkyTrain's Expo and Millennium Lines, SeaBus
and West Coast Express connect, or will connect, with Canada Line.
Line Map, Travel Times, and Departure Schedule.
Your window on British Columbia and Canada - coast to coast
and up to Hudson Bay! VIA Rail Canada runs from Vancouver to Jasper in the BC
Rockies, and back to the Pacific Coast at Prince Rupert, with an overnight stop
in Prince George. VIA Rail Canada connects at several cross-border crossings with
Amtrak, for continuing rail travel through North America.
Amtrak runs between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver and connects at several
cross-border crossings with VIA Rail Canada. For more information and reservations
Tel: (206) 382-4125 (Seattle)
elevated light rail rapid-transit system whisks you along a scenic 28-kilometre
track from Vancouver to Burnaby, New Westminster, and Surrey. SkyTrain links with
a network of buses at many stations and with SeaBus at Waterfront Station in downtown
West Coast Express
West Coast Express provides the communities of the
northeast sector of Greater Vancouver with premium commuter rail service. It operates
five trains during weekday peak periods connecting Mission, Abbotsford, Maple
Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody with downtown Vancouver.
Mountaineer Vacations® offers "The Most Spectacular Train Trip in the World"®
with two-day, all daylight train excursions between Vancouver, British Columbia
and Jasper, Banff or Calgary, Alberta. Westbound or eastbound departures are available
from mid-April to mid-October.