Surrey travel guide

Surrey Tourism | Surrey Guide

You're Going to Love Surrey

With a population of 394,976, Surrey is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Surrey has to offer.

Where to Eat in Surrey

If you’re looking for affordable options, Tap Restaurant (#101-15350 34th ave) and Cotto al Mare (2728 O'Hara Lane) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Milestones Grill + Bar - Southpoint (3085 152 St) and Milestones Grill + Bar - Guildford (10355 152nd Street - Unit 2001) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Surrey.

When to visit Surrey

Surrey in February
Estimated hotel price
$222
1 night at 3-star hotel
Surrey in February
Estimated hotel price
$222
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Surrey

Plane

When flying to Surrey, you’ll arrive at Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH), which is located 23 km from the city centre.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Surrey, followed by Amtrak. The train journey from Surrey to Seattle takes 4h 00m and costs around $56 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $106 for a 7h 32m trip. The train station in Surrey is called Surrey, and is located 19 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Surrey is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 22 km from Surrey. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Surrey, including Rider Express, Amtrak and BC Ferries Connector. From Seattle, the bus ride to Surrey takes 266 km and will cost you around $164. From Kamloops, the ticket costs about $80 for a journey of 418 km. Surrey’s bus station is located 21 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Surrey, you’ll arrive at Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH), which is located 23 km from the city centre.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Surrey, followed by Amtrak. The train journey from Surrey to Seattle takes 4h 00m and costs around $56 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $106 for a 7h 32m trip. The train station in Surrey is called Surrey, and is located 19 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Surrey is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 22 km from Surrey. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Surrey, including Rider Express, Amtrak and BC Ferries Connector. From Seattle, the bus ride to Surrey takes 266 km and will cost you around $164. From Kamloops, the ticket costs about $80 for a journey of 418 km. Surrey’s bus station is located 21 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Surrey

Lufthansa
Good (4,690 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,560 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,612 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,293 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (487 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,596 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,950 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,894 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (868 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (924 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,180 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (820 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,687 reviews)
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Where to stay in Surrey

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Ramada by Wyndham Surrey/Langley and Best Western Peace Arch Inn.

Where to stay in popular areas of Surrey

Most booked hotels in Surrey

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$554+
The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$524+
Pan Pacific Vancouver
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$602+
Century Plaza Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$393+
Empire Landmark Hotel
3 stars
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
$88+

Hiring a car in Surrey

Expect to pay $2.28 per litre in Surrey (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $27.30 and $36.39.

Expect to pay $2.28 per litre in Surrey (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $27.30 and $36.39.