Transportation & Maps
Coquitlam is located 30km/18mi east of Vancouver and is one of the three cities that make up the Tri Cities area, the other two being Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.
Getting to Coquitlam
Coquitlam can be reached via the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) or the Barnet Highway (Highway 7b) / Lougheed Highway (Highway 7). The SkyTrain rapid transit system offers direct service from downtown Vancouver.
Coming from Seattle, Washington to the south, it's a 2.5-hour drive of 215km/134mi. The nearest Canada-US border crossing for Coquitlam is at the Pacific Border Crossing at Highway 15, just south of Highway 1's Exit 53. Visitors from the United States can also follow Highway 99 (Interstate 5) to the Highway 91 exit heading north. From there car travelers will cross the Alex Fraser Bridge, head into New Westminster, and then take the Queensborough Bridge to Coquitlam.
Greyhound Canada offers bus service from various communities to Coquitlam, with numerous daily arrivals and departures. The Greyhound bus terminal is located at 100 Woolridge Street, near the Trans-Canada and Lougheed highways.