Surrey travel guide

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You're Going to Love Surrey

With a population of 394,976, Surrey is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada.

Where to Eat in Surrey

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Scott Road (7948 120 Street) and Tap & Barrel • South Surrey (3211 152 St) are great picks.

When to visit Surrey

Surrey in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Surrey in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Surrey


When flying to Surrey, you’ll arrive at Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH), which is located 14 miles from the city centre.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Surrey, followed by VIA Rail Canada. The train journey from Surrey to Seattle takes 2h 45m and costs around $82 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Everett, expect to pay about $43 for a 3h 09m trip. The train station in Surrey is called Surrey, and is located 12 miles from the city centre.


Another option to get to Surrey is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 14 miles from Surrey. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Vancouver.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Surrey, including Quick Shuttle, Amtrak and BC Ferries Connector. From Bellingham, the bus ride to Surrey takes 105 miles and will cost you around $53. From Seattle, the ticket costs about $53 for a journey of 190 miles. Surrey’s bus station is located 13 miles from the city centre.

Airlines serving Surrey

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Surrey

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Best Western Peace Arch Inn and Comfort Inn & Suites.

Where to stay in popular areas of Surrey

Most booked hotels in Surrey

Blue Horizon Hotel
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Pan Pacific Vancouver
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Century Plaza Hotel
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Empire Landmark
Poor (0, Poor reviews)

Hiring a car in Surrey

Expect to pay $2.15 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 $25.69 and $34.25.