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West Coast Express

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-488-8906
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Excellent Commuter Service!

Beginning operations in 1995, the West Coast Express (WCE) provides commuter railway service... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
PookyCake
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Victoria, Canada
Lovely on time service

Punctual and clean . Great trip out to Mission. The only thing I would have like is a few more... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
pancho1967
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West Coast Express (WCE) has been serving the Lower Mainland since 1995 and provides more than 2.8 million trips per year. Every weekday more than 11,000 customers get on/off WCE at one of eight stations going to/from downtown Vancouver and Mission. Whether you need to catch up on work, or catch a few Z’s – WCE makes your commute as comfortable as possible. 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.
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Beginning operations in 1995, the West Coast Express (WCE) provides commuter railway service between the Fraser Valley and the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA). In a span of just under 70 kilometers, the train stops at 8 stations – Mission, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam,...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Punctual and clean . Great trip out to Mission. The only thing I would have like is a few more trains each way during the day. I understand why it's out to Mission in the afternoon and evening and back again to vancouver in the...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is one of the best ways for me to travel from Maple Ridge to downtown Vancouver. Recommend you go with purchasing a day pass, which allows you freedom of taking the transit system in downtown area.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We travelled back to Coquitlam from Waterfront Station, which worked out well. Only question was that the Skytrain day pass did not include the cost of the Westcoast Express, which was a $4.50 upgrade per person.

Thank sashakeena
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

I have started using this service daily to commute from Mission BC to Vancouver downtown. The service costs more than regular transit but your 'fare paid' time lasts longer than regular transit and connects you to other services like Skytrain, bus and Seabus. My only...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

With freeways in many cities including Vancouver so horribly congested, it makes sense to operate trains. The West Coast Express scoots past cars sitting on such freeways. The double deck carriages are comfortable. Punctuality is very good judging by my experience. Unfortunately it offers an...More

Thank Victorianlad
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is the best way to travel into the city from the communities of Mission/ Pitt Meadows. Pricing is fare however it's only scheduled to travel on weekdays plus the hours are restricted for the mornings into the city and back home in the later...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

This is one of the best ways to travel from the Mission into downtown of Vancouver. Numerous stops allow travellers to get on & off on this train run, which passes through local communities. The stations have staff members who will assist you on your...More

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Taytay70
11 July 2018|
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Response from pancho1967 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there I am uncertain about this as I used my compass card to travel up to Mission . If you just load a bit extra on to it it will be fine Bw Chris
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spirit750
4 February 2018|
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Response from sashakeena | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to purchase it at any of the Skytrain stations.
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