How long does the West Coast Express take?
The West Coast Express operates from Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) with five trains per day running from Mission to Vancouver in the morning peak hours and returning to Mission in the evening peak. A one-way trip takes 75 minutes, which is faster than driving to Downtown Vancouver.
How does West Coast Express work?
Every weekday customers get on and off WCE at one of eight stations going to and from Downtown Vancouver and Mission. Depending on ridership service runs up to 5 trains made up of between 3 to 10 bi-level cars. WCE operates Monday to Friday during peak commuter times.
Is West Coast Express part of TransLink?
WEST COAST EXPRESS (TransLink) The first stop of the WEST COAST EXPRESS train route is Waterfront Station and the last stop is Mission City Station. WEST COAST EXPRESS (West Coast Express Train to Mission) is operational during weekdays.
Can you pay with credit card on Vancouver buses?
Machines accept cash, credit and debit cards. Contactless Payment. The card readers on the bus and fare gates at the SkyTrain, SeaBus, and West Coast Express stations accept contactless American Express, Mastercard, and Visa credit cards along with Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay.
Is the West Coast Express worth it?
If you don’t need a car and you want to be in the Fraser Valley in the late afternoon, the West Coast Express is the best thing on wheels. It is a quick and efficient way to get from downtown Vancouver (Waterfront Station) to Mission (and any points in between). Very reasonable as well. No traffic to worry about.
Does the West Coast Express have bathrooms?
Every car is equipped with a washroom and each train has a coffee bar located onboard. Our trains and stations are fully accessible and we can accommodate wheelchairs and scooters onboard our trains.
Is there a washroom on the West Coast Express?
Does the West Coast Express have WiFi?
TransLink first announced a partnership with Shaw in 2018 to bring WiFi connectivity to all conventional buses and SkyTrain cars, and eventually all community shuttle buses, West Coast Express cars, and HandyDart as well. See also: TransLink announces free Wi-Fi for the entire public transit system.
Where does the West Coast Express run?
The West Coast Express (WCE) is our commuter rail service that travels between Downtown Vancouver and Mission City on weekdays during morning and evening rush hours. The trains travel to Downtown Vancouver in the mornings and to Mission in the evenings.
Is there WiFi on the West Coast Express?
Is there washroom in SkyTrain?
Single-occupancy washrooms already exist at some of the existing SkyTrain stations, but they are locked and can only be accessed by passengers with the assistance of a SkyTrain attendant.
Do SkyTrain stations have bathroom?
As for SkyTrain and bus loops, the simple answer is there aren’t any washrooms for “official” public use. From time to time, parents who need to change their children’s diapers, the elderly or people with disabilities can ask an attendant to use the staff facilities.
Does West Coast Express have bathrooms?
Is there an app for Vancouver transit?
To access bus capacity predictions, download the free Transit app for your iPhone and Android smartphone at transitapp.com.
Can I pay with my debit card on the bus?
Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.
Can I use my West Coast Express fare on TransLink?
West Coast Express fares can also be used as a three-zone fare on other TransLink services. A one-way fare expires three hours from the time of purchase, all other fares work as an all-day pass.
What is West Coast Express?
West Coast Express (WCE) is a commuter rail service that has been serving the lower mainland since 1995 with more than 2.6 million boardings per year. Every weekday customers get on and off WCE at one of eight stations going to and from Downtown Vancouver and Mission.
How do I plan a West Coast Express (WCE) trip?
If your trip involves transferring between WCE and another form of transit (e.g. bus, SkyTrain, or SeaBus), use Trip Planner to determine your route and estimate your trip’s duration. Our West Coast Express (WCE) Station Maps will show you where the station is located on the street, as well as the bus bays and bus routes that serve that station.
What time does the West Coast Express start at Waterfront station?
Waterfront Station: E2 (4:20 p.m.) The West Coast Express (WCE) is our commuter rail service that travels between Downtown Vancouver and Mission City on weekdays during morning and evening rush hours. The trains travel to Downtown Vancouver in the mornings and to Mission in the evenings.