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Whistler Transportation

Getting There

Airport
Vancouver International Airport (YVR), is two hours south of the resort by limousine, bus or shuttle. Vancouver International is one of North America’s major air hubs, with direct service to more than a dozen countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Major carriers include Air Canada, WestJet, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, Japan Airlines, United, Alaska and American. It’s three hours from the airport to Whistler, more during rush hour in Vancouver. Pacific Coach (604-662-7575, 800-661-1725) operates six buses a day between Whistler and YVR; the fare is $90-$151 round trip, depending on your final destination in Whistler. Innumerable limousine services also run between the airport and Whistler; for bookings, go to www.yvr.ca or www.whistler.com.
Bus
Transit service throughout Whistler Valley is provided by WAVE, whose mid-size buses tootle up and down the valley, and over the pass to nearby Pemberton. The fare is $2; 604-932-4020. Most hotels, lodges and condo complexes have their own or shared shuttles to and from the lift bases; ask when you make your booking.
Train
Rocky Mountaineer, a Canadian tour company, operates the Whistler Sea to Sky Climb, a sightseeing/passenger service between North Vancouver and Whistler Creekside, Thursday through Monday from May through September. Viewing-dome cars offer an unparalleled opportunity to admire the spectacular coast and mountain scenery. Fares are $129 one way; 604-606-7245, 877-460-3200.

Getting Around

Public Transit
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