Getting Around RICHMOND

Navigating Richmond is a breeze with the city’s public transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets.

Explore Richmond on two wheels with a bike ride beside a taxi

Walking, Biking & Hiking

There are over 80 kilometres of walking, hiking and biking trails exploring the island of Richmond, BC. Below are a few of the most popular trails in the area for nature lovers: 

Visit the City of Richmond’s website for a complete list of recreational trail and cycling maps.

Sky train with Richmond scenic view of buildings and mountains

Public Transportation

TransLink is Metro Vancouver’s transportation network serving residents and visitors with public transit throughout Vancouver and Richmond.

is served by TransLink’s public bus fleet and its Canada Line SkyTrain rapid transit system.

  • SkyTrain
  • Taxis
  • Ridesharing
  • Limo service
Serene beauty of Vancouver's forests while driving on the road with blurred trees in the background

Driving & Parking

There are two major roads that run through downtown Richmond: 

  • No. 3 Road, which runs from North to South
  • Westminster Highway, which runs through Richmond from West to East and intersects with a system of numbered roads from No. 1 in the West to No. 9 in the East and with Highway 99 which runs from Vancouver to the US border.

View an interactive map provided by the City of Richmond.

Accessibility sign in Canada on hiking trails


Richmond, British Columbia is considered to be one of the most accessible cities in Canada and is one of just three Canadian destinations recognized with an Accessible Cities Award by the Rick Hansen Foundation. Visit the links below for accessibility information from our public transit services in Richmond: 

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Richmond Taxi
Garden City Cabs
Kimber Cabs
Uber WAV
Lyft WAV