Event Services


GranFondo Canada will be offering transportation options for our participants and their families. Purchase by clicking the button below.

Friday, September 6

Passenger Bus Transportation to Vancouver from Whistler ($70)

For those that live in the Whistler area and need to get to downtown Vancouver for the expo. GranFondo Canada staff will make sure that you and your bike make it safely in time for the Welcome GranFesta on Friday.

Saturday, September 7

NEW! Passenger Bus Transportation back to Vancouver ($50)

You gave your feedback and we listened. All finishers and their friends and family now have the option of purchasing passenger-only bus transportation back to the Vancouver Convention Centre after the ride on Saturday! Please note that bike transportation will only be offered for Sunday, September 8 where the bikes will be transferred to the VCC.

NEW! Passenger Bus Transportation to the Medio Start in Squamish

Registered Medio participants will be offered FREE passenger shuttle service from Vancouver to the Medio start in Squamish. Exact location TBD.

Bikes will also be transported at no extra cost. Drop off location will be at the Vancouver Convention Centre during Welcome GranFesta hours. 

Sunday, September 8

Passenger Bus Transportation back to Vancouver ($40)

If you're looking to simply relax after the ride, consider staying the night in Whistler Village as you join in on the post-event fun. As usual, we'll be offering paid bus transportation for those looking to get back to Vancouver in the morning following the event. The bus will depart Whistler at various times beginning Sunday morning, picking up passengers from each of our preferred hotels. Passengers will be dropped off at Vancouver Convention Centre East (under the sails at Canada Place). More details coming soon.

Bike Transportation from Whistler to Vancouver ($30)

Please ensure that your bikes are dropped off in the appropriate section in Lot 4 post ride on Saturday by 4:00pm. Bikes will be transported fully assembled, so riders do not need to box their bikes. The bus will depart Whistler at the Whistler bus loop. The drop off location is at the Vancouver Convention Centre East. More details coming soon.

Note: Bikes will be wrapped in blankets. 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. 

Bag Check

Bag check will only be available during Welcome GranFesta (limited to one bag per person, excluding bike boxes). Maximum size is 23 cm x 40 cm x 55 cm (9 in x 15.5 in x 21.5 in), maximum weight is 10 kg (22 lb) (standard carry-on size). We'll give you a tag in your event materials to label your bag with your name and rider number. Have this tag clearly visible and in position before you hand in your bag at the Station. Put all items into one bag - no loose items will be accepted! Items can be collected at the finish line starting.

For Medio riders only, bag check service is also available at the Medio Start in Squamish.


Be sure to smile for the cameras. MarathonFoto will be positioned along the route taking stunning action photographs of each and every participant. These photos will be available for online purchase within days of the event.