Getting to The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

There are numerous Fairmont hotels in Vancouver. Be sure that you get to the correct one: The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver at 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver.

  • Canada Line Skytrain (light rapid transit system) departs every 12 minutes and every 6 minutes during peak periods to downtown Vancouver. The current fare is $8.75 per person and will take you to Vancouver City Centre Station which is 2 blocks away from the hotel. The trip will take 30 minutes and is recommended for guests with little luggage.
  • Taxis are readily available at the Arrivals Level. The trip will take 30 minutes and the cost is a metered rate of approximately $30.00 – $35.00. There is also an “Aerocar” limousine stand in the same area which offers sedan cars to our hotel for approximately $45.00 – $50.00 but they do not take advance reservations.
  • Private Car The concierge desk at the hotel can arrange a private car and driver for a cost of approximately $145.00. Email the hotel concierge directly to make arrangements.
  • Driving If you are using a Satellite Navigation (GPS) device to get to the hotel, input the street address as 777 Hornby Street for convenient access to hotel driveway


Vancouver is in the western rainforest, so expect it to be wet. November is the wettest month of the year. Don’t worry about bringing an umbrella. We’ve got you covered. But waterproof jackets and shoes are a good idea.

Temperatures on average range from 2-10 degrees (C) or 35-50 degrees (F).

Things to do/eat/see in Vancouver

We have crowdsourced some things to do and see, restaurants to check out, and local watering holes and coffee shops from some of the local open education community.

Food Truck Lunch

Lunch is provided on Wednesday at the venue. Thursday and Friday, we have left lunch open for you to explore the food trucks and restaurants of downtown Vancouver. Street Food Vancouver has an excellent website and mobile apps (Apple | Android | Windows) to help make finding lunch easier.