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How to Get from Grouse Mountain to Capilano Suspension Bridge

Getting to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park from Grouse Mountain doesn’t have to be hard.

In fact, whether you’ve got your own car or are taking transport the distance is so little than you can be there in no time – even better if you’ve got your own combo tour package.

Let’s break down getting from Grouse Mountain to Capilano Suspension Bridge.

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Getting to Capilano Suspension Bridge from Grouse Mountain

By Car

The fastest way to get to Capilano Suspension Bridge from Grouse Mountain is by car – the 4.3 kilometer trip takes just 8 minutes in normal traffic conditions.

Naturally, this is the most flexible route, and lets you squeeze in some of the best places to eat near Capilano Suspension Bridge – given the food prices at each attraction, it’s a good idea.

First, turn left out of the Grouse Mountain parking lot onto Nancy Greene Way.

Follow the road as it turns into Capilano Road. Just 2.1 kilometers later you’ll take a right at the Capilano Suspension Bridge sign.

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directions from grouse mountain to capilano suspension bridge by bus

By Bus

As seen above, to grab the bus you’ll have to walk 130 meters down Nancy Greene Way to bus stop 54290.

Here, you can grab the 232 bus (Phibbs Exchange) which will take you 10 stops south.

Get off at the EB Edgemont Blvd @ Riviere Place stop, and from here it’s just a 4 minute walk.

The ride is in Zone 1 of the Vancouver public transportation system and costs $3.05.

Again, I’ll be getting into more detail below but this is no shuttle between these attractions. If you don’t have a car and can’t be bothered with the transit you’ve got one option:

Take a Grouse-Capilano combo tour.

Here, you get taken to both aboard a modern bus and the price difference is negligible – you’re essentially paying a few extra dollars for your tour guide.

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By Shuttle

Yes, you can get shuttles for both of these top Vancouver attractions from downtown Vancouver.

That said, there is no shuttle service between Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge.

The only way you can do this is by getting a combined guided tour ticket of the two.

This special offer by ticket giant Viator includes:

  • Grouse Mountain admission
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park admission
  • Grouse Mountain Skyride
  • Grouse Mountain Peak Chair lift
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation and hotel drop-off

Tickets and hotel drop off ($69.25 Capilano + $70.78 Grouse + $75 round trip taxi from downtown) here cost $215.03. As you can see, you’re really just paying an extra $10 to get a thorough guided tour of both.

If you’re doing a proper Vancouver itinerary I strongly suggest doing both – and this is a great way to do it.

Capilano & Grouse Guided Tour Info

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Capilano Suspension Bridge to Grouse Mountain Conclusion

Whether you’re going by car or taking public transit, it’s really quite simple to get from Grouse Mountan to Capilano Suspension Bridge.
That said, if you’ve got a more peculiar situation don’t be afraid to write me in the comments for custom advice.
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