Directions

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Checking in? 

We have guest parking in the Residence Parking - main lot. Please note, a decal is required to park in this lot. It is located near Shadbolt House and stalls are marked with "Hotel".  You can receive a decal from our friendly Front Desk staff during check-in.

Address:

Residence Admin. Bldg A1001, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby BC, V5A 1S6

Directions to SFU Guest Accommodations

Arriving By Transit

From Horseshoe Bay Terminal

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  • BC Translink buses stop outside the foot passenger arrivals terminal.
  • Take bus 257 VANCOUVER EXPRESS to the intersection of Georgia and Burrard
  • Walk to Burrard Station Bay 6.
  • Take the 95 SFU B-Line.
  • Get off the bus at Transportation Centre Bay 2.
  • Walk west about 5 minutes to reach the Residence & Housing Office.

From Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal

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  • BC Translink buses stop outside the foot passenger arrivals terminal.
  • Take Bus 620 Tsawwassen Ferry/Bridgeport Stn towards 620 Bridgeport Stn Via Ladner Exchange.
  • Exit at Bridgeport Stn Bay 1.
  • Head to Bridgeport Stn Northbound- 980 Canada Line Skytrain- Platform sign CANADA LINE TO WATERFRONT.
  • Get off at Waterfront Station, walk to Eastbound W Hastings  St Bus Stop (near Granville St)
  • Hop on Bus- 95 SFU B-Line towards SFU.
  • Get off the bus at Transportation Center Bay 2.
  • Walk west about 5 minutes to reach the Residence & Housing Office.

From Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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  • Visit translink website
  • Walk to YVR Station Eastbound
  • Take 980 Canada Line Skytrain- platform sign CANADA LINE TO WATERFRONT.
  • Get off at Waterfront Station, walk to Eastbound W Hastings  St Bus Stop (near Granville St)
  • Hop-on Bus- 95 SFU B-Line towards SFU.
  • Get off the bus at Transportation Center Bay 2.  You will now be at the center of the campus. 
  • Walk west about 5 minutes to reach the Residence & Housing Office.

Arriving by Vehicle

From Horseshoe Bay Terminal

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  • Ferries unload onto Highway 1 East.
  • Continue on hwy 1 East until you reach the Gaglardi Exit (Exit 37). Follow Gaglardi Way straight (all the way up the mountain, straight until the stoplights with the SFU sign).
  • Continue to go straight (northbound) on Gaglardi Way and follow the road as it enters the campus.
  • Stay on the left lane and when you get to the roundabout/traffic circle, continue to go straight & stay on University Drive West.
  • Turn right on West Campus Road.
  • Make a left at the stop sign to enter the Residence & Housing parking lot. 

From Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal

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  • Ferry disembarks onto Hwy 17.
  • Follow Hwy 17 to the exit for Hwy 99. Take Hwy 99 south/eastbound to Surrey and Seattle.
  • Follow Hwy 99 East until it intercepts Hwy 91.
  • Exit onto Hwy 91 northbound to New Westminster.
  • Follow Hwy 91 north over the Alex Fraser Bridge.
  • Once over the Bridge follow Hwy 91A to New Westminster.
  • Keep in the right lane of Hwy 91A as it continues over the Queensborough Bridge.
  • Stay in the right lane and exit onto Stewardson Way.
  • Follow Stewardson Way through New Westminster   switching to the left lane to continue as it becomes Columbia St.
  • Columbia St. becomes North Rd as you enter Burnaby.
  • Follow E. Columbia St./North Rd. to Lougheed Highway.
  • Turn left onto Lougheed Highway.
  • Turn right onto Gaglardi Way. Signs will indicate you are on  the correct route for Simon Fraser University.
  • Follow Gaglardi Way straight (all the way up the mountain, straight until the stoplights with the SFU sign).
  • Continue to go straight (northbound) on Gaglardi Way and follow the road as it enters the campus.
  • Stay on the left lane and when you get to the roundabout/traffic circle, continue to go straight & stay on University Drive West.
  • Turn right on West Campus Road
  • Make a left at the stop sign to enter the Residence & Housing parking lot.

From Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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  • Take the main road out of the airport following signs to Vancouver/New Westminster and proceed over the Arthur Laing Bridge. Follow the signs to Marine Drive (East).
  • Continue on Marine Drive until you reach Boundary Road.
  • Turn left and head North on Boundary Road.
  • Turn right onto Hastings St.
  • Follow Hastings St. East watching for signs directing traffic to SFU.
  • Stay in the right lane as Hastings St. forks. Hastings St. becomes Burnaby Mountain Parkway as it heads up Burnaby Mountain to the University.
  • Follow Burnaby Mountain Parkway straight (all the way up the mountain, straight until the stoplights with the SFU sign).
  • Make a left on Gaglardi Way and follow the road as it enters the campus.
  • Continue to go straight (northbound) on Gaglardi Way and follow the road as it enters the campus.
  • Stay on the left lane and when you get to the roundabout/traffic circle, continue to go straight & stay on University Drive West.
  • Turn right on West Campus Road.
  • Make a left at the stop sign to enter the Residence & Housing parking lot.