Car rental - Vancouver, Vancouver Airport (YVR)

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
$16.00 / per day
Compact
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$42.00 / per day
Intermediate
Hyundai Accent or similar
Hyundai Accent
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$57.00 / per day
Full-size
Chevrolet Malibu or similar
Chevrolet Malibu
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
National
$72.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
Honda Civic or similar
Honda Civic
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
$20.00 / per day
Special
Jeep Wrangler or similar
Jeep Wrangler
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
$20.00 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Caravan or similar
Dodge Caravan
  • 7x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
$24.00 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or similar
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$63.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Vancouver Airport! Then drive to Stanley Park, one of the city’s most famous spots and home to the Vancouver Aquarium. The Coal Harbour walkway is right next to it too. Drive a little farther and you’ll reach the ocean at Kitsilano Beach or West Point Grey Beach. Up for an adventure? Visit Lynn Canyon or take a thrilling walk over the Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Visit one of the city’s top-notch museums—the Museum of Anthropology, the Vancouver Art Gallery, and the TELUS World of Science are just a few. Vancouver’s restaurant scene is vibrant. Local dining is generally relaxed with a focus on fresh seafood, healthy ingredients, and multicultural influences. And make sure you head to East Van for some Chinese, Japanese, and Punjabi cuisine, too!

Vancouver’s a great destination, but the surrounding region has even more to offer, so why not get a longer term car rental? You can drive to nearby Seattle, Alberta, or even explore the north of British Columbia. Picking up your rental car at Vancouver Airport and dropping it off at a different location is easy. Start planning your adventure today!

Vancouver Airport is also known as Aéroport international de Vancouver.

Top international routes

Main airlines

Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air Transat, Pacific Coastal Airlines, WestJet, and Sunwing Airlines

Terminals

There are three passenger terminals—Domestic Terminal, International Terminal and South Terminal. Domestic and International are connected and sometimes collectively referred to as the Main Terminal. South Terminal is sometimes called Airport South. A free airport shuttle can take you between the Main Terminal and South Terminal.

Location

Vancouver Airport is about 12 km (7.5 mi) south of downtown Vancouver. Grant McConachie Way and Granville Street are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

Europcar, National, Alamo, and ACE Rent a Car

Car rental desks

Most are located close to the Main Terminal building, on the ground floor of the car park.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find plenty of snack bars, fast food stands, cafeterias, and restaurants. For shopping, try one of the many stores and gift shops. Most duty-free outlets are in International Terminal. You’ll also find several lounges, an on-site hotel, ATMs, a currency exchange, baby changing facilities, a children’s play area, a medical clinic, a pharmacy, spa, showers, a dry cleaner, post office, aquarium, and a chapel. Luggage storage services are located landside in both International and Domestic Terminals and are open from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. in the International Terminal and from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the Domestic Terminal. The airport is fully accessible to travelers with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Petro Canada gas station at 5111 Grant McConachie Way is right next to Vancouver Airport and can be reached in less than two minutes. The station is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations nearby and on the way to Vancouver.

Popular one-way rentals

Travel information

Language
English,
French
Currency
CAD
Country code
1
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$25.16 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
60 - 100 km/h
37 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
30 - 80 km/h
19 - 50 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.0–0.15%

Airport info

Rating
8.7
  • Getting to the airport 8.1
  • Departure and check-in 8.1
  • Terminal facilities 8.1
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.8
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.4
  • Lounge 7.2

Vancouver Airport (YVR)

  • IATA: YVR
  • ICAO: CYVR
  • Airport name: Vancouver Airport (YVR)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 4 m / 13 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Concrete
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 330,839
  • Passengers (per year): 24,166,122
  • Phone: +1 604 207 7077

When are car rental prices cheapest at Vancouver Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Vancouver Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Vancouver Airport
$32.62
January
$41.48
February
$35.80
March
$42.45
April
$41.99
May
$48.35
June
$76.09
July
$67.36
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Vancouver Airport is January when prices for Economy start from $32.62. You can see that this is 32% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 57% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $76.09 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Vancouver Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In January the average rental period is 9 days, while in March, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length at Vancouver Airport
9
January
9
February
6
March
8
April
8
May
8
June
7
July
7
August
8
September
8
October
November
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Vancouver Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Vancouver Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in October.
Vancouver Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
82%
January
89%
February
86%
March
73%
April
100%
May
124%
June
170%
July
143%
August
71%
September
64%
October
November
December

Top 20 Locations near Vancouver Airport

52.3 km / 32.5 miles away
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2461.8 km / 1529.7 miles away

Top 5 Best Vancouver Airport Suppliers in 2018

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
6042073730
VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORT, 3211 GRANT MCCONACHIE WAY
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.0
+16043702277
8971 BRIDGEPORT RD RICHMOND B.COL.
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 7.9
6042311400
VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORT, 3211 GRANT MCCONACHIE WAY
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Very good 7.8
001 604 370 4445 / 001 855 753 2343 / 001 866 467 6883
9231 Beckwith Road, British Columbia
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
604-207-8140, 604-370-0583
8971 Bridgeport Road

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