2017 Transportation Options
Please note you will not be able to purchase transport until you've completed your rider registration.
Passenger + Bike Transportation from Whistler to Vancouver FRIDAY - $85
Southbound passenger and bike transportation from Whistler to Vancouver on FRIDAY, September 8th leaving 5pm. Bikes will be transported FULLY ASSEMBLED in a separate trailer.
Pick Up location is at the Whistler bus loop (click here for map of location). Drop off location is the Welcome GranFesta, Vancouver Convention Centre East at approximately 7pm.
Passenger ONLY Bus Transportation back to Vancouver on Saturday or Sunday - $50
Passenger transportation will be happening on both Saturday, September 9th, 2017 and Sunday, September 10th, 2017. Ride up to Whistler and stay the night to enjoy the post-event fun or simply return back to Vancouver the same day after experiencing all the festivities.
Saturday transportation from Whistler to Vancouver will leave from Day Lot 4 at 3:30pm. Drop off location for this year will be at Lululemon Headquarters, 1818 Cornwall Avenue. Estimated arrival time is 6:30pm.
Please note that if you do not make it in time for the 3:30pm bus, we are working with Ride Booker to make sure you get back down to Vancouver on Saturday.
Sunday transportation from Whistler to Vancouver will leave from various locations and times from Whistler and Creekside. See below for pick up options. All buses will be have the drop off location be at Lululemon Headquarters, 1818 Cornwall Avenue.
- 9:50am & 2:20pm - Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel*
- 9:50am & 2:20pm - Fairmont Chateau Whistler*
- 10:10am* & 2:35pm* - Legends in Creekside Village*
Bike ONLY Transportation from Whistler to Vancouver Saturday or Sunday - $35
Bikes will be transported fully assembled, so you do not need to box your bike! Simply leave your bike with our event team after you finish in Lot 4 and it will be waiting for you back in Vancouver on Saturday or Sunday. This year, all bikes will be picked up at Lululemon Headquarters (1818 Cornwall Ave) at the parkade. See map for location. Any bike not picked up on the day they are transported to Vancouver is subject to a $100 storage fee.
We will be transporting bikes back to Vancouver to be ready for pick up on Saturday, September 9th at Lululemon Headquarters (1818 Cornwall Avenue). The bikes will be available for pickup from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. All bikes MUST be loaded onto the truck by 1:30pm in Day Lot 4 in order to be available for pick up on the same day. Any bike transportation purchased for Saturday that does not make it on the truck will be available for pick up on Sunday, September 10th from 10am to 5pm. There are limited spots available for Saturday bike transportation back to Vancouver.
Bike transportation back to Vancouver to be ready for pickup on Sunday, September 10th at the Lululemon Headquarters (1818 Cornwall Avenue) must be loaded into the truck in Day Lot 4 by 4pm on Saturday, September 9th. Bikes will travel back to Vancouver Sunday monring and be available for pick up from 10am to 5pm on Sunday, September 10th.
IMPORTANT: Please remove all valuables and personal belongings from the bike such as bike computers, seat bags, etc. If you are concerned about scratches please pack protective foam wrap for your bicycle. It is understood by those utilizing this service that GranFondo Canada accepts no liability for damage or loss of property to bikes using this service. Any bikes that are not picked up on the day that they are transported back to Vancouver will be subjected to a $100 storage fee.
Reservable Vancouver Parking - $FREE
We have partnered with lululemon to provide free parking in Vancouver. Parking is 2km from the startline at lululemon Head Office (1818 Cornwall Ave) and is available for parties of two or more only. Spaces are limited and must be reserved online in advance. Passengers using transport options from Whistler on either Saturday or Sunday will be dropped back off here.