How To Get Here

Located 45 km/30mi south of Vancouver, and only a two-hour drive north of Seattle, White Rock’s sunny disposition by the sea has made it a year-round vacation spot, especially for day-trippers. With the Canada/USA border only 10 minutes away, it’s also a popular destination for cross-border travellers, many of whom are attracted by White Rock’s picturesque charm and family appeal.

Once you’re here, the possibilities for fun things to do are endless! Here are a few helpful compilations of our local favs:

Things to Do in White Rock

Local Stories, Features, and Events

  • Driving

    45 minutes from Vancouver, BC: Take Highway #99 south to Exit 8A, head South on 152nd Street past 16th Avenue to the Town Centre. 10 minutes from the USA: Douglas/Peace Arch Border Crossing: take exit 2A (8th Avenue) and go westbound five minutes along 8th Avenue to the Waterfront. 60 minutes from the Lower Mainland: Eastbound: take Highway #1 to the 152nd Street South Exit, head South on 152nd Street past 16th Avenue to the Town Centre. Westbound: take 176th Street South Exit, head south on 176 Street to 8th Avenue, right at 8th Avenue westbound five minutes to the Waterfront.

  • Public Transit

    Take public transit and avoid bridge and tunnel traffic congestion. Take advantage of bike racks available on many Translink buses. Cycling is a great way to get around and explore our city.

  • Rapid Transit

    You can also get to White Rock from Vancouver / Richmond via Canada Line, a rapid transit line in the Metro Vancouver region that has bus connecting services to White Rock/South Surrey at the Bridgeport Station in Richmond.

  • Trip Planner

    For further information on public transit routes and schedules, visit or call 604-953-3333.