Vancouver Airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Vancouver International Airport is the second busiest airport in Canada. It is located in Sea Island, Richmond, British Columbia. It is approximately 12 km southwest of downtown Vancouver.

Air India operations

Fly and collect points
Check-in counters

Our counters are in the main terminal in the international departure building on pier D.

Upgrade seats

This airport has two terminals – Main terminal and Terminal South. 

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Unwind before and between your flights at the lounges in Vancouver International Airport.

Services and amenities


Full-service dining


Children's play area


Duty-free shopping


Nursing room


Pet relief facilities


Prayer room


Smoking area/lounge


Locker room

Self-check-in kiosks and self-baggage drop

  • Available for both domestic and international passengers.

Connectivity between the airport and city

  • Taxi
  • SkyTrain

YRV is located approximately 12 km away from the city centre. The cab rental services are located across the arrival terminal, and the pick-up area is just outside.

Minimum layover time

  • International: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Domestic: 50 minutes

Please note that airlines may have a different minimum connection time.

Airport hotels

Hotel Fairmont


Issue resolution centre

You can approach the issue resolution desk at the arrival hall for matters concerning lost or damaged baggage.

Places to visit nearby


McArthur Glen designer outlet (near to the airport connected by SkyTrain)

4 km

Airport FAQs

Vancouver International Airport provides free Wi-Fi to passengers. To access the network, select ‘@yvrairport’ on any device.

Yes, Vancouver International Airport offers wheelchair assistance, and you can visit the information counter for more details.

Yes, paramedics are available on call to help.

Yes, you can find one approximately 2 km from the airport.

The passenger information board has all the necessary information.