Transportation Services

Getting To Hope Cascades & Canyons

Hope is located within a 90 minute drive on Highway 1, 153km/716.4m east of Vancouver and a three hour drive from Seattle, Hope is a gateway destination to the heart of British Columbia, a featured stop along several interesting driving routes and a beautiful place to settle down!

At the edge of the Fraser Valley it is a hub of highways that travel in all directions: To the west, across the Fraser Valley flatlands lies Vancouver via Hwys 1 & 7; to the north, Hwy 1 continues up the Fraser Canyon to the Interior and Cariboo regions; to the east, Hwy 3 crosses the Coast Mountains to Princeton and east to the Kootenays and to the south, is the only access road to the Skagit Valley at the edge of the Cascade Mountains.

Fix, Fuel, and Charge

Being a major transportation hub Hope has a wide selection of repair shops, gas stations and charging stations to keep you moving.

EV Stations
Auto & Fuel Services

Highway Cams & Weather 

All southern BC’s major highways pass through Hope BC! Check highway conditions personally for Fraser Canyon travel, Coquihalla highway travel, Highway 3 through Manning Park in real-time by viewing the webcam on your route.  Learn more…

Current Conditions

USA Border Crossing

The majority of cross border travelers choose to enter Canada via the Peace Arch crossing off I-5. However, the Sumas crossing at Abbotsford or Aldergrove/Lynden border crossing in Whatcom County are considerably closer to Hope and although smaller, usually less congested. Leave I-5 at the Meridian Exit 256 in Bellingham and travel approximately 32.2km/20m north to the Canadian border.

Canada Border Services

Bus & Public Transit

Hope, Cascades & Canyons has Service to hope from BC Transit and E-Bus.

BC Transit

Nearby Airports

Arrivals to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Richmond or to Abbotsford International Airport are best advised to rent a car to reach Hope. Bellingham Regional Airport is the nearest US gateway where car rentals are available. Hope Regional Airpark’s unique grass strip services only small, privately owned aircraft.


Hope Regional Airpark

Hope Aerodrome, is located 2.6 nautical miles west of Hope Townsite within the municipal District of Hope, British Columbia, Canada. This airfield is home to the Vancouver Soaring Association, a gliding club owning and operating seven school and recreational sailplanes and two Cessna L-19 Bird Dog as tow planes.

Hope / FVRD Regional Airpark | YHE

Location: 62720 Airport Rd, Hope, BC V0X 1L2

Phone: (604) 869-2819


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Abbotsford International Airport

Visiting Hope, Cascades & Canyons from cities across Canada and around the world is now easier than ever. Flights to Abbotsford International Airport can be booked on Swoop, WestJet and Flair, including flights from Toronto and direct flights from Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, & Hamilton. Then pick-up your  car rental and drive 30 minutes to Hope, Cascades & Canyons in Bridal Fall’s along Highway 1.

Abbotsford International Airport is located in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, 2.2 nautical miles southwest of the city centre. It is the second largest airport in the Lower Mainland, after Vancouver International Airport, and is in close proximity to British Columbia Highway 1.

Abbotsford International Airport | YXX

Location: 30440 Liberator Ave, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5

Phone: (604) 855-1001


YXX Car Rentals

Avis Car Rental

30440 Liberator Ave #8, Abbotsford, BC

(604) 850-3441


30440 Liberator Ave, Abbotsford, BC

(604) 504-1656

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

 30440 Liberator Ave, Abbotsford, BC

(604) 850-6534

Budget Car & Truck Rental

10-30440 Liberator Ave, (Airline Passengers Only), Abbotsford, BC,

(604) 504-7326

Stop by the Hope Visitor Centre to Plan Your Trip to Hope, Cascades & Canyon!
Visitor Centre