Directions and Parking

Getting here and parking

Wondering how to get here? See below for everything that you need to know including directions, where to park, our main office and more.

Address

Residence Administration Building A1001
8888 University Drive SFU
Burnaby BC, V5A 1S6

Burnaby Residence

Arriving by transit

From Horseshoe Bay Terminal

  • View the Google map
  • 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

  • View the Google map
  • 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)

  • View the Google map
  • 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

  • View the Google map
  • 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

  • View the Google map
  • 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)

  • View the Google map
  • 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.

From Peace Arch Border crossing

  • View the Google map
  • Follow 0 Ave, 172 St and 8 Ave to Pacific Hwy/BC-15 N
  • Follow BC-15 N and Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 W to Gaglardi Way in Burnaby. Take exit 37 from Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 W
  • 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.

Vancouver Residence

Arriving by transit

From Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

  • View the Google map
  • Visit Translink website
  • Walk to YVR Station Eastbound
  • Take 980 Canada Line Skytrain- platform sign CANADA LINE TO WATERFRONT.
  • Get off at Waterfront Station
  • Head to the main exit of the building facing south onto W Cordova St
  • Head southeast from W Cordova St onto Seymour St. and head up the street
  • Turn left onto W Hastings St/BC-7A and continue heading east
  • Your Destination will be on your right hand side: 308 W Hastings St

From Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal

  • View the Google map
  • 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
  • Head to the main exit of the building facing south onto W Cordova St
  • Head southeast from W Cordova St onto Seymour St. and head up the street
  • Turn left onto W Hastings St/BC-7A and continue heading east
  • Your Destination will be on your right hand side: 308 W Hastings St

From Horseshoe Bay Terminal

  • View the Google map
  • BC Translink buses stop outside the foot passenger arrivals terminal.
  • Take bus 257 VANCOUVER EXPRESS to Westbound Dunsmuir St @ Cambie St
  • Walk northwest on Dunsmuir St/BC-1A/BC-99A N toward Hamilton St for about 4 minutes (350m) 
  • Turn right onto Hamilton St.
  • Turn left onto W Hastings St/BC-7A to reach the Residence & Housing Office.

Arriving by vehicle

From Horseshoe Bay Terminal

  • View the Google map
  • Ferries unload onto Highway 1 East.
  • Take Bay St to Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E
  • Head north on Keith Rd toward Bay St
  • Turn right onto Bay St
  • Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E to Taylor Way/BC-1A S/BC-99 S. Take exit 13 from Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E
  • Turn right onto Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E
  • Take exit 13 for BC-99 S/Taylor Way/British Columbia 1 Alternate E toward Vancouver
  • Follow BC-1A S/BC-99 S to W Hastings St/BC-7A in Vancouver
  • Turn right onto Taylor Way/BC-1A S/BC-99 S (signs for Vancouver)
  • Use the middle lane to turn left onto BC-1A S/BC-99 S
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take the ramp to Bridge Vancouver
  • Continue onto BC-1A/BC-99
  • Turn left onto W Pender St/BC-1A/BC-7A
  • Continue to follow W Pender St/BC-7A
  • Turn left onto Burrard St/BC-7A
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto W Hastings St/BC-7A
  • Destination will be on the right: 308 W Hastings St

From Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal

  • View the Google map
  • Ferry disembarks onto Hwy 17.
  • Follow BC-17, BC-17A and BC-99 N to Oak St in Vancouver
  • Head southwest on BC-17
  • Turn right toward Ferry Ramp
  • Turn right onto Ferry Ramp
  • Continue onto BC-17
  • Take the British Columbia 17A N ramp
  • Continue onto BC-17A
  • Use the right lane to merge onto BC-99 N via the ramp to Richmond/Vancouver
  • Keep left to stay on BC-99 N
  • Keep left to stay on BC-99 N
  • Continue on Oak St. Take Cambie St to W Hastings St/BC-7A
  • Continue onto Oak St
  • Turn right onto W 12th Ave
  • Turn left onto Cambie St
  • Keep left to stay on Cambie St
  • Continue onto Cambie St Bridge/Smithe St
  •  Continue to follow Smithe St
  • Turn right onto Cambie St
  • Turn left onto W Hastings St/BC-7A
  •  Destination will be on the left: 308 W Hastings St

From Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

  • View the Google map
  • Take the main road out of the airport 
  • Head west
  • Continue on Grant McConachie Way E to Vancouver
  • Slight left onto Grant McConachie Way E
  • Continue straight to stay on Grant McConachie Way E
  • Keep left to stay on Grant McConachie Way E
  • Continue onto Arthur Laing Bridge/Marine Dr SW
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Marine Drive E and merge onto SW Marine Dr
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Cambie St
  • Keep left to stay on Cambie St
  • Continue onto Cambie St Bridge/Smithe St
  • Continue to follow Smithe St
  • Turn right onto Cambie St
  • Turn left onto W Hastings St/BC-7A
  • Destination will be on the left: 308 W Hastings St

From Peace Arch Border crossing

  • View the Google map
  • Continue to BC-99 N
  • Follow BC-99 N and BC-91 N to Knight St N in Richmond. Take exit 22 from BC-91 N
  • Take exit 22 for Knight Street toward Vancouver
  • Continue on Knight St N. Take Clark Dr to W Hastings St/BC-7A in Vancouver
  • Continue onto Knight St N
  • Continue onto Clark Dr
  • Turn left onto Venables St
  • Continue onto Prior St
  • Continue onto Dunsmuir St
  • Turn right onto Cambie St
  • Turn left onto W Hastings St/BC-7A
  • Destination will be on the left: 308 W Hastings St

Parking

Parking Rates

All guests must register their vehicles and display a valid parking pass. Guests who do not display a valid parking pass are at risk of being ticketed and/or towed at their own expense.

Vehicle type

Passenger vehicle: Guests can register their vehicles when they check-in to receive a parking pass.

Oversized passenger vehicle: We have parking spots available for passenger vans. Guests can register their vehicles when they check-in to receive a parking pass.

Chartered bus: Designated overnight parking stalls for buses are available.  Please register any buses with our Guest Accommodations team to receive a bus parking pass upon group check-in. Please coordinate an estimated time of arrival with the Guest Accommodations team so an appropriate drop off location can be arranged for your group.

Daily parking

Vehicle type Cost (tax included)
Passenger vehicle $5.38
Oversized vehicle $10.76
Chartered bus $10.76

Note: The Simon guests receive complimentary parking

Weekly parking

Vehicle type Cost (tax included)
Passenger vehicle $26.90
Oversized vehicle $53.80
Chartered bus $75.32

Note: The Simon guests receive complimentary parking