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“Efficient from airport to downtown”
Review of SkyTrain

SkyTrain
Ranked #1 of 35 Transportation in Vancouver
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Monterrey, Mexico
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Efficient from airport to downtown”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Excelent option for traveling from airport to downtown (by far less expensive than taxis and coach), and leaves you right downtown.

Visited March 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“good service”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

frequent service. Trains are usually clean. Friendly staff if there is one around. I hope there are more routes in the planning

Visited March 2013
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Bainbridge Island
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Easy access”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Bought a daily transit pass at 7-11 and used it all over town. The transit system was super easy, Frequent trains also helped. Clean and security was around.

Visited January 2013
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Saskatoon, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Clean, Reliable, Fast Transportation”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

You can't beat the value that SkyTrain provides if it's going where you need to go. With the odd exception of a mechanical failure, the service is extremely reliable. No traffic jams or road conditions to throw it off schedule like the buses do. A public address system announces which station you're approaching and the ample signage makes it easy to ensure you're on the right train going the right direciton.

The YVR Line (to the airport) is the best thing to happen to SkyTrain. No more $35 cab fares for me. TIP: Buy a full day pass from the 7-Eleven store in the airport instead of buying a single use ticket at the SkyTrain. You get full day unlimited ridership on all of the Translink services (SkyTrain, Seabus, & buses), instead of paying the $5 airport surcharge on top of the ticket price for buying a pass at the kiosks for one ride.

Visited March 2013
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2 Thank geerdad
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fast and efficient way to get to Vancouver downtown.”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

After a long international flight it was good to be able to access public transport near the terminals. The trains are very frequesnt so waiting times are short. The train was very clean and comfortable. The only negative I have is that there didn't seem to be a designated luggage area so we had to put our suitcases on the seats so they didn't block the aisles.

Visited February 2013
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