Coquitlam travel guide

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You're Going to Love Coquitlam

With a population of 114,565, Coquitlam is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Coquitlam has to offer.

Where to Eat in Coquitlam

If you’re looking for affordable options, Rio Brazilian Steakhouse - Coquitlam (2729 Barnett Hwy) and The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Coquitlam (130 - 2991 Lougheed Hwy) are great picks.

When to visit Coquitlam

Coquitlam in November
Estimated hotel price
$105
1 night at 3-star hotel
Coquitlam in November
Estimated hotel price
$105
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Coquitlam

Plane

Although Coquitlam doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH), which is located 16 miles from Coquitlam.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Coquitlam, followed by Amtrak. The train journey from Coquitlam to Seattle takes 4h 00m and costs around $37 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $63 for a 7h 32m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Coquitlam is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 16 miles from Coquitlam. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Turo, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Coquitlam, including Bus, BC Ferries Connector and Amtrak.

Plane

Although Coquitlam doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH), which is located 16 miles from Coquitlam.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Coquitlam, followed by Amtrak. The train journey from Coquitlam to Seattle takes 4h 00m and costs around $37 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $63 for a 7h 32m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Coquitlam is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 16 miles from Coquitlam. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Turo, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Coquitlam, including Bus, BC Ferries Connector and Amtrak.

Airports near Coquitlam

Airlines serving Coquitlam

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (672 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,933 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Coquitlam

Most booked hotels in Coquitlam

Coast Metro Vancouver Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, 161 reviews)
$166+
Accent Inns Burnaby
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 399 reviews)
$159+
Inn At The Quay
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, 411 reviews)
$163+
Best Western Plus Burnaby Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (8, 977 reviews)
$168+
Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
4 stars
Excellent (8, 720 reviews)
$266+
Executive Plaza Hotel Metro Vancouver
4 stars
Good (7.6, 492 reviews)
$157+

Renting a car in Coquitlam

Renting a car in Coquitlam costs $51 per day, on average, or $153 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 54% cheaper than airport locations in Coquitlam.

Expect to pay $5.22 per gallon in Coquitlam (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $62.69 and $83.58. The most frequently booked car type in Coquitlam is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Toyota Yaris or similar) are, on average, 71% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Coquitlam costs $51 per day, on average, or $153 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 54% cheaper than airport locations in Coquitlam.

Expect to pay $5.22 per gallon in Coquitlam (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $62.69 and $83.58. The most frequently booked car type in Coquitlam is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Toyota Yaris or similar) are, on average, 71% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.