Conveyance & Maps
An ideal mode of transportation when traveling this attractive countryside and the nearby neighborhood of Pitt Meadows is by automobile.
Traveling by Automobile
Enjoying a leisurely drive through Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows it relatively easy, that’s because these two local towns are outlined, plus the Lougheed Expressway provides a scenic route that runs along the Fraser River.
In 2009 two bridges opened to provide public access to neighboring areas. This extravagant six-lane Golden Ears bridge (tolled), happens to cross the Fraser River near 200th Street, which Connecting to Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows onto Surrey and Langley with the south. Pitt River Bridge, which is untolled, conjoins Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows to Coquitlam along with Port Coquitlam to the western vicinity, using the Lougheed Expressway.
Taxi Cab Service & Car Rentals
There are numerous car rental service companies in the vicinity of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, most of which are located just minutes from the Lougheed Expressway. This area also has many taxicab companies waiting on standby as well.
Travel Via Ferry
Travelers can also reach Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge by the BC Ferry who’s terminal is located at Horseshoe Bay, (which is a 45 minute drive east and mainly consists of traveling theTrans-Canadian freeway and Lougheed Expressway) as well as Tsawwassen (which is roughly a 50 minute drive on highway 91, New Westminster and the Mary Hill Bypass).
The West Coast Express is the local railway station, which has five primary trips going from central Vancouver to Pitts Meadows and Maple Ridge every day. The train ride usually takes 45 to 55 minutes altogether. Pitts Meadows and Maple Ridge have three general West Coast Express Terminals: which are called Port Haney, Maple Ridge, and the Pitts Meadows. The TrainBus has weekend service as well.
Both Pitts Meadows and Maple Ridge are considered to be part of downtown Vancouver’s TransLink mass transit system. Going from central Vancouver, taking around one in half hours total to reach Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. The most natural route to utilize for getting there is the Millennium Line unit of the Sky Train express transit link onto the Braid Sky Railway Terminal, then transferring to the number 791 express bus. There are also local bus services in the area, primarily implemented by the twenty-four passenger Link buses.
There are discounted rates for those traveling after 6:30 PM, which includes weekends and public holidays as well.
Travel by Bus
For those who have a preference for traveling by bus, Greyhound of Canada has regular service to Maple Ridge.
For individuals traveling internationally, Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge are situated near two of the towns main international airports: the Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) and the Vancouver International Airport (YVR), which is located in Richmond. Both of these airports have shuttle service, taxicab service, and car rentals conveniently available to those traveling.
There’s also the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (YPK) which is a high traffic area utilized by small privately owned planes and helicopters; it’s Canada’s busier airports with numerous takeoffs and landings. Which has regularly scheduled flights to Nanaimo and Victoria thanks to Island Express Air? It also has a skydiving establishment close to the city of Vancouver as well. Which offers scheduled flightseeing tours.