Cheapest ways to get from Abbotsford airport to Vancouver?
You’ve just got yourself a cheap flight from Hamilton to Abbotsford for $150 and now you’re wondering how to travel the last 70 km to Vancouver? Look no further…
Here are all the options from cheapest to most expensive…
$5.70, 2hr 30min travel time
There is no direct transit line from Abbotsford airport to Vancouver but it is possible to get between the two using public transit. You’ll need to take two buses and a Skytrain, and do a bit of walking.
There are two main routes you can take with Transit, and the best way to figure out the fastest is by looking up the timing of each route on Google maps, using the “transit option”.
$10 per seat, 60 minutes travel
Poparide is a city-to-city ridesharing platform (full disclaimer: we run it) with a mission to fill empty seats in cars and help people travel together.
Sign up is free for both passengers and drivers.
$17 per seat, Abbotsford Airport to Surrey (Scott Rd Skytrain)
Reliable bus is a local company providing a daily shuttle service from Abbotsford International Airport to Surrey’s Scott Road Skytrain station, which is a 35 min Skytrain ride to downtown Vancouver ($5.75 fare).
$37 per seat, 1hr 20min travel
They currently offer 4 daily services from Abbotsford airport to Vancouver for $37 per seat. They also go East to Chilliwack, Hope, Merritt, Kelowna and Kamloops.
Valley Airporter Shuttle
$50 per seat to Surrey, 45 minutes travel
Valley Airporter provides pre-booked shuttle service to and from Abbotsford airport anywhere within a 60 km radius.
$130 fare, 1 hour travel
A taxi will cost you around $130 from Abbotsford airport to Vancouver, and you can get one on the curbside of the airport, or book one in advance.
Visit the Abbotsford Airport website for more information on taxis.
Please note Uber and Lyft do not operate in British Columbia at this time, so you will not be able to hail a ride there from Abbotsford.
The distance between Abbotsford and Vancouver is about 70 km on Trans-Canada Highway, which takes 1 hour to drive on average, depending on traffic. Post your trip on Poparide and make $10 per seat to offset your driving costs.
Abbotsford is the largest municipality in the province outside Greater Vancouver and is located adjacent to the Canada–United States border. You can get from Vancouver to Abbotsford for $10 per seat on Poparide or $17 per seat with Reliable Bus.
To drive the 70 km between Abbotsford and Vancouver at an average price of $1.20/L and 12L/100km, it will cost you about $10 and you can make up to $10 per passenger on Poparide by filling your empty seats.
Yes. Reliable Bus is the cheapest bus option at $17 per seat and Ebus is second at $37 per seat. You can also use Valley Airporter Shuttle to get to Surrey for $50 per seat.