TRIUMF is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC), easily accessible from Vancouver’s international airport, which offers direct flights to major cities around the world.
From the UBC campus, the Vancouver city centre is easily accessible by public transit, with many bus routes offering frequent service.
4004 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 2A3
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is about a 30 minute drive from downtown Vancouver and a 35-40 minute drive from UBC
Taxi Service Taxi service from the Vancouver Airport is about a 30-40 minute drive and is a standard fixed cost of $35(cdn) to get to UBC.
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MacLure's Cabs 604 731-9211
Vancouver Taxi 604 255-5111
Yellow Cabs 604 681-1111
Car Rentals at YVR - The airport is serviced by most of the major car rental companies.
BC Transit - Public transportation for other areas around Vancouver
BC Ferries - transportation to/from Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands and Sunshine Coast
Parking Pay parking is in effect in the TRIUMF parking lot. Please click here for information on parking.
If you are traveling from outside Canada, you may need a visa to enter Canada. Please refer to the Government of Canada site (http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp
) for instructions on how and who needs to apply for a Visitor’s Visa to come to Canada.
US citizens carrying a valid US Passport do not require a Visa to come to Canada. Residents of the US who carry a passport from a country listed on the Government of Canada site will need an Invitation Letter from the Conference Chair to attach to their Visitor’s Visa Application. Please give sufficient time for processing. See: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/index.asp
for an estimate of processing times.
As of March 15, 2016 any delegates from visa-exempt countries will need to apply for an eTA. The eTA costs $7.00 and allows for pre-screening of visa exempt nationals. Please see the link for details related to the eTA. http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp