We start in beautiful North Vancouver and end in the unforgettable town, Squamish. Your travel between these points during the race is included.

View our handy Travel Guide to make your planning easier!


If you are flying in, please book your flights to the Vancouver International Airport (YVR), from YVR, you’ll be able to take a cab or public transit to North Vancouver. Or you can book your to/from transportation using Ride Booker. 

We strongly recommend that you arrive with plenty of time to spare. The extra couple days to explore the trails, fix up your bike, and sort out your gear will pay off during race week!


You will want to schedule your outbound flight from YVR and book a shuttle or other transportation from Squamish to the airport.

Ride Booker (recommended) To guarantee seats, you must book AT LEAST 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TRAVEL.

Greyhound Bus Service


*2018 Ferry Times
July 6 - Horseshoe Bay - Departure Bay: 3:30 pm or later  (2:30pm restricted)
July 8 - Comox - Powell River: 6:15am or 9:55am (3:15pm and 7:10pm restricted)
July 10 - Powell River - Earls Cove: 5:35 am or after 11:45am (7:25am and 9:25am restricted)
July 11 - Langdale to Vancouver: (2:05pm and 4:20pm restricted)

BC Ferries


Camping at our basecamp is provided for each racer from the evening of Day 0 until the morning of Day 8. Before and after these dates, racers need to provide their own accommodations.  Our large (4-person sized) tents are comfortably shared between two racers.  If you decide to book a hotel during race week, we recommend purchasing a Shuttle Pass to get back and forth to base camp.

North Vancouver Hotels:

Holiday Inn North Vancouver
*Alternatively, guests may call the hotel directly at 1-877-985-3111 and ask for rooms under the group block name BC Bike Race 2019 (BBK as group code) or booking request may be sent to info@hinorthvancouver.ca as well.
Pinnacle at the Pier

Cowichan Valley Hotels:

Oceanfront Suites At Cowichan Bay
Ramada Duncan Cowichan Valley

Cumberland Hotels:

Old House Hotel & Spa
Best Western - The Westerly Hotel
Holiday Inn

Powell River Hotels:

Powell River Town Centre Hotel
Island View Lodge
The Old Courthouse Inn
Beach Gardens Resort

Sechelt Hotels:

Driftwood Inn
Bella Beach Inn
Cozy Court Motel
Blue Sky Motel

Squamish Hotels

Executive Suites - Garibaldi Highlands 
Sandman Hotel & Suites

Whistler Hotels:

Aava Whistler Hotel  Please call and contact our Reservations Department by telephone, 604.932.2522 / 1.800.663.5644 or e-mail: reservations@aavawhistlerhotel.com. Mention they are a participant of BC Bike Race to ensure they receive the applicable rate.


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