There are two options for public transportation for travel from the YVR Airport to UBC’s Ponderosa Commons (2075 West Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z2), the campus residence that you will be staying in:
Yellow Cab: 1-604-731-1111
Black Top Cabs: 1-604-681-1111
Skytrain and Buses
You can take the Canada Line skytrain to “Waterfront,” and get off at “Broadway City Hall” station, where you will need to transfer to the westbound #99 bus to UBC (stop is located outside of London Drugs on Broadway). Normally adult passes are $2.75 and seniors are $1.75, but the ticket costs are higher when you purchase them at the airport kiosks by the skytrain.
Once you reach the new UBC bus exchange , use this campus map to walk to Ponderosa Commons, Cedar House (approx. 12 minute walk).
For transportation around campus, the C20 and C18 shuttle buses run every half hour:
- Cost: Adult Price $2.75, Concession (senior) $1.75, exact change only
- Compass fare cards are available for purchase at the Shoppers Drug Mart on campus at 5940 University Blvd and at the UBC Bookstore at 6200 University Blvd. If you intend to do more traveling around the city, they can be loaded online