The Best Places to Find a Cab in Downtown Vancouver

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photo: Google Images

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Although this city is best explored by foot, sometimes a taxi is necessary. If you’re in a rush to get to your destination or (as happens to us often) if your phone is dead and you can’t call for a cab – here are a few landmark destinations where you’ll be able to hail down a taxi.

Photo: BCCTV

photo: BCCTV

7. Waterfront Station

While you can usually find a taxi at most skytrain stations, there’s no shortage at Waterfront. Find a line-up of cabs at both entrances, at the foot of Seymour on Cordova Street and on Granville and Pender/Hastings.


photo: Kevin Basran

photo: Kevin Basran

6. Granville and Davie

Granville Street is a magnet for cabs most any time of the day, especially on the weekend. If you’re enjoying a late night out on the strip, the best place to flag down a cab is at the end of Granville and Davie, just before the bridge.



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5. Robson Street

Carrying around all of those shopping bags can get pretty heavy. Don’t stress it. Shop ‘til you drop…into a cab.


photo: 604NOW

photo: 604NOW

4. Stanley Park

One of the most popular tourist attractions, there are always cabs throughout the park. You’re guaranteed to find one at Prospect Point.


Photo: Davie Village Post

photo: Davie Village Post

3. St. Paul’s Hospital

The hospital, really? Yea really. Although the cabs are there with the intent of picking up patients, they’re available to everyone.


photo: Google Street View

photo: Google Street View

2. Georgia and Beatty

Cabs constantly flow into the city off the Georgia Viaduct and you’ll have the best luck grabbing one along Georgia and Beatty!


photo: Shutterstock

photo: Shutterstock

1. Hotels

The best spot to find a taxi will always be at a hotel! Always!

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