Richmond to Vancouver Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $1
Fastest Way Public Transit — 13min
Eco-Friendly Way Drive — 2 lb CO2
Available Modes 2 modes — public transit and by car
Distance 6 miles
Travel Companies TransLink
Public Transit
$1 · 13min · 3 lb of CO2
Richmond - Brighouse to King Edward
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Public Transit from Richmond to Vancouver

It's very common to take public transportation from Richmond to Vancouver. 4 public transportation providers, including TransLink, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at Richmond, you can hop on at Richmond - Brighouse and ride all the way to King Edward.

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Drive
$1 · 8min · 2 lb of CO2
Richmond to Vancouver
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Drive from Richmond to Vancouver

It's 6 miles between Richmond to Vancouver. On a typical day, it might take between 8min and 8min from Richmond to Vancouver under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 9min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Vancouver by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Richmond to Vancouver?

The are 2 different ways across 2 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Richmond to Vancouver. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the public transit out of Richmond - Brighouse towards King Edward, as it is the cheapest to Vancouver. It's common to find tickets for as low as $1. TransLink operates from Richmond to Vancouver, so you book your trip with them! Take TransLink from Richmond to Vancouver, it's your best chance!

When to book trip from Richmond to Vancouver?

TransLink offers limited service between Vancouver and Richmond.We recommend booking the trip to Vancouver about one week in advance. Though you might be able to find and book a ticket from Richmond the day of, it is best to do this earlier as to be sure you have a seat to Vancouver. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Richmond to Vancouver in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival.

How long does it take from Richmond to Vancouver by car?

The total distance between Richmond and Vancouver is 6 miles and will take you about 8 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

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TransLink TransLink from Richmond to Vancouver
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