Transfer to/from - Abbotsford airport (YXX)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Abbotsford airport (YXX)

Transportation

Bus - Central Fraser Valley Transit (Tel +1 604 854 3232) offers services inside the Abbotsford and Mission area, Langley and Chilliwack.
Reliable Bus (Tel +1 604 229 1232) runs daily buses to Surrey's Scott Road SkyTrain Station, with a travel time of 40 minutes.
Ebus (Tel +1 877 769 3287) offers daily services to Vancouver, Surrey, Chilliwack, Hope, Merritt, Kamloops, West Kelowna, Kelowna airport and Vernon.
Rider Express Transportation (Tel +1 833 583 3636) travels daily to Vancouver and Kamloops, and weekly to Calgary.
Mountain Man Mike's Bus Service (Tel +1 778 205 4933) operates services between Kaslo and Vancouver, with stops at Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Nelson, Osoyoos, Princeton and Manning Park.
Fraser Valley Express (Tel +1 604 854 3232) provides express services between Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Langley.
There are also minibus companies that provide door to door transfers from the airport to several areas in the city: Valley Airporter Shuttle (Tel +1 604 751 6688 / 877 604 6688), HandyDART (Tel +1 604 855 0080), Adventure Charters (Tel +1 250 305 2251).

 

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Train - Mission City Station is located 25 minutes away from the airport, and there you can board trains from West Coast Express (Tel +1 604 488 8906) to Haney, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Coquitlam, Port Moody and Vancouver.

Ferry - B.C. Ferries (Tel +1 250 386 3431 / 888 223 3779) has scheduled services between mainland British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast, Gulf Islands, Queen Charlotte and Discovery Coast. Horseshoe Bay and Tsawwassen terminals are located 90 minutes away from the enclosure.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals Hall and official operators are Abbotsford Taxi (Tel +1 604 855 1111) and Central Valley Taxi (Tel +1 604 859 1111 / 5251). The trip to the city centre takes 10-15 minutes.

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Latest updates: August 13, 2021

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.

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