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Holiday Service

Transit services during the holiday season will run according to their normal schedules and fares except as noted below. To make sure you get where you need to go, plan your trip with our Trip Planner or call Customer Information at 604.953.3333.

Seasonal service reductions for the two-week holiday period are in effect from Dec. 17 through 30, 2018. Visit the Transit Service Changes page for details.

Remember: on Sunday/holiday schedules you only need a 1-Zone fare to travel across all zones on all modes!

  • Buses will run on a regular weekday schedule.
  • SkyTrain (Expo, Millennium, and Canada Lines) will run on a modified weekday schedule. First and last train times will be same as a regular weekday schedule.
  • SeaBus will run on a regular weekday schedule.
  • West Coast Express regular westbound service with modified eastbound service in the afternoon.
    • Trains will be departing Waterfront at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6:20 p.m.
  • Buses will run on a modified Sunday/holiday schedule. Use the Trip Planner to check your route and bus times.
  • SkyTrain (Expo, Millennium, and Canada Lines) will run on a Sunday/holiday schedule.
  • SeaBus will run on a normal Sunday/holiday schedule.
  • West Coast Express will not operate.
  • Buses will run on a modified Saturday schedule. Use the Trip Planner to check your route and bus times.
  • SkyTrain (Expo, Millennium, and Canada Lines) will run on a Saturday schedule.
  • SeaBus will run on a modified Sunday/holiday schedule. The last SeaBus sailings will be approximately two hours later than usual to accommodate Boxing Day crowds. Use Trip Planner to check SeaBus sailing times.
  • West Coast Express will not operate.
  • Buses will be running regular weekday service with seasonal reductions on several routes.
  • SkyTrain (Expo, Millennium, and Canada Lines) will run on a modified weekday schedule. First and last train times will be same as a regular weekday schedule.
  • SeaBus will be running normal weekday service.
  • West Coast Express will run on a regular weekday schedule.
  • Buses will be running regular weekday service with seasonal reductions on several routes.
  • SkyTrain (Expo, Millennium, and Canada Lines) will run on a modified weekday schedule. First and last train times will be same as a regular weekday schedule.
  • SeaBus will be running normal weekday service.
  • West Coast Express will run on a regular weekday schedule.

All TransLink transit services are free after 5 p.m. on December 31 until 5 a.m. on January 1, 2019. Starting at 2 a.m., all NightBus routes will leave from the new NightBus District. Visit our NightBus Schedules page for more information.

  • Buses will run on a modified weekday schedule with extended service on some routes. Use the Trip Planner to check your route and bus times.
    • We will be extending the service of the 96B, 100, 106, 130, 209, 230, 236, 319, 320, 321, 351, 401, 408, 410, 501, 502, 555, 561, 562, 563, 601, and 701 at night to meet the extended SkyTrain Schedule.
  • SeaBus will be running modified weekday service. The last SeaBus sailings will be approximately one hour later to accommodate New Year’s Eve crowds. Use Trip Planner to check SeaBus sailing times.
  • West Coast Express regular westbound service with modified eastbound service in the afternoon.
    • Eastbound trains will be departing Waterfront at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6:20 p.m.
  • SkyTrain will run on a modified weekday service schedule. Last trains will be approximately one hour later to accommodate New Year’s Eve crowds. See the Last Train Schedule below.

Line Route Last Departure
Expo Line Waterfront to King George 2:11 a.m.
  Waterfront to Production Way–University 12:44 a.m.
  Waterfront to Lougheed Town Centre 2:16 a.m.
  King George to Waterfront 1:38 a.m.
  King George to New Westminster 1:28 a.m.
  Production Way–University to Waterfront 1:41 a.m.
  Production Way–New Westminster 1:31 a.m.
Millennium Line VCC–Clark to Lafarge Lake–Douglas 2:21 a.m.
  VCC–Clark to Lougheed Town Centre 2:29 a.m.
  Lafarge Lake–Douglas to VCC–Clark 1:54 a.m.
  Lafarge Lake–Douglas to Lougheed Town Centre 2:36 a.m.
Canada Line Waterfront to YVR Airport 2:05 a.m.
  Waterfront to Richmond–Brighouse 2:15 a.m.
  YVR Airport to Waterfront 1:56 a.m.
  Richmond–Brighouse to Waterfront 1:46 a.m.
  • Buses will run on a Sunday/holiday schedule. Use the Trip Planner to check your route and bus times.
  • SkyTrain (Expo, Millennium, and Canada Lines) will run on a Sunday/holiday schedule.
  • SeaBus will run on a regular Sunday/holiday schedule.
  • West Coast Express will not operate.

(The information noted here is subject to change and will be updated accordingly).

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