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Getting Around Chilliwack & The Lower Mainland

 

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Top Tip: Need a map of the area?  Visit our Brochure Downloads section for basic maps or drop into see us at the Tourism Chilliwack Visitor Centre where we sell the official City of Chilliwack Road Map.

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Border Crossing       Bus Services       Car Rental        Taxi        Travel Information

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Border Crossing
The closest border crossing to Chilliwack is the Huntingdon Border on Highway 11 between Abbotsford and Sumas, 3km south from Exit 92 of Highway 1. Other crossings are at Aldergrove (Highway 13), not open 24 hours, and the Peace Arch border, south of Vancouver on Highway 99.  For updated information on border wait times click hereClick here for a BC Distance Calculator.

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Bus Services
Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1100 locations. The Greyhound bus terminal is located on Luckakuck Way by The Real Canadian Superstore.
Greyhound Canada – 604-858-7733 / 1-800-661-8747 Visit Website

Chilliwack Transit has bus routes to most major destinations in the City of Chilliwack, and to Rosedale, Popkum, Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs, including service to Minter Gardens, Bridal Falls.
Bus Information – 604-795-3838 View Chilliwack Transit Schedules


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Car Rental

Renting a vehicle for your time in the area is a simple solution to always having a means of getting around. There are 4 main car rental agencies in Chilliwack to choose from, all with competitive rates. Many companies offer preferential rates for weekend rentals (2 days or longer) and longer term rentals over a week or a month.
Budget Car & Truck Rental – 604-845-6500 / 1-800-268-8900 www.budget.ca
Enterprise Rent-A-Car – 604-703-1333 / 1-800-736-8222 www.enterprise.com

Hertz Car Rental -  604-701-3383 / 1-800-654-3131  www.hertz.ca
National Car & Truck Rental – 604-792-9934 / 1-800-CAR-RENT www.nationalcar.ca

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Taxi

The taxi services in Chilliwack operate on a 24 hour service thoughout Chilliwack, Agassiz, and Harrison. They also offer service to the Vancouver and Abbotsford Airports and the Vancouver Cruise Terminal.
Chilliwack Taxi – 604-795-9111 www.chilliwacktaxi.com
Cheam Taxi – 1-866-824-2800 www.cheamtaxi.com
Agassiz/Harrison – 604-796-2424

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Travel Information
For updated road information across BC visit Drive BC.

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RAIL

SkyTrain
The SkyTrain is a two-line urban mass transit system in Metro Vancouver. It uses Bombardier's Advanced Rapid Transit technology, with fully automated trains running principally on elevated tracks. The closest station is the King George Station in Surrey which will link you to 33 different stations.
TransLink SkyTrain - Visit Website

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Train
The Westcoast Express is a commuter rail service linking Mission, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, and Coquitlam with downtown Vancouver. There are five trains westbound from Mission to Vancouver in the weekday morning peak commuter period and five trains eastbound from Vancouver to Mission in the afternoon. Buses run on the same route run during off-peak weekends but at a reduced frequency. Visit the West Coast Express for updated information or phone 604-488-8906 / 1-800-570-7245.

Via Rail operates the main interprovinical passenger network across Canada.  There is a station stop on Railway Street in Chilliwack on some trains if prior notice is given.

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AIR


AIR
Chilliwack Airport has a runway length 3800 ft, can accommodate light to medium sized propeller planes and some small jets, all-weather takeoffs, Airport Services Chartered Flights, and the famous airport coffee shop with its homemade pies. Chilliwack Airport – 604-792-1123

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located only 90 minutes from Chilliwack and Abbotsford International Airport is only 35 minutes away. Both airports serve domestic and international flights.

There are airport shuttle services available to both locations from Chilliwack. For Vancouver there is the Airport Link Shuttle (Tel.604-823-0196) and for Abbotsford, there is the Valley Airporter shuttle service from Chilliwack which can be contacted at 1-866-837-7167.


Vancouver International Airport (YVR) – 604-207-7077 Visit Website
Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) – 604-855-1001 Visit Website

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BOAT

BOAT
Ferries
Chilliwack is only 90 minutes from both of Vancouver’s main ferry terminals at Tsawwassen and Horseshoe Bay. BC Ferries provide all major passenger and vehicle ferry services for coastal and island communities in BC.  Reservations can be made by phoning 1-888-BC-FERRY or
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