Visit Burnaby


Getting to Burnaby, BC from wherever you are, can take the form of one of four modes of transportation – car, plane, transit, and ferry, as detailed below.

CAR: Centrally located in Metro Vancouver, Burnaby is easily accessible via most major highways and roadways including Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E, Lougheed Highway (BC-7), Barnet Highway, West Hastings Street, East 1st Avenue, and Marine Drive (Vancouver). Driving by car will allow you to enjoy the natural beauty of Metro Vancouver, and the Province of British Columbia.

PLANE: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) welcomes over 19+ million people annually, and is a quick 25 minutes from Burnaby by car or taxi.  Please note, while the Vancouver International Airport is the most popular airport and closest to Burnaby, there are other regional airports in the area.

FERRY: If you’re coming from Vancouver Island, Burnaby is roughly 45 minutes from Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal by car via BC-17 and BC-1A W/BC-99A N, and roughly 30 minutes by car from Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal via Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E. Enjoying a ferry ride from Vancouver Island, with fresh air and beautiful scenery, is just the perfect way to arrive at Burnaby, BC.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: With 11 Sky Train stops in the city, public transportation is a convenient way to get to Burnaby.  For trip planning and rates, visit Translink’s website.