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How to get to the Ponderosa Studios

Whether you’re driving, taking transit or arriving by taxi, let us help you find the best route to the Ponderosa Studios.

Front Desk Address

Ponderosa Studios
The University of British Columbia
2075 West Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2

Please note: The Ponderosa Studios front desk is located in Cedar House at Ponderosa Commons.

Drop-off/Parking

  • Arrive at UBC on NW Marine Drive
  • Turn onto West Mall across from MOA (Museum of Anthropology)
  • Continue on West Mall past Agricultural Road
  • Pull into the drop off area on on your right
  • Walk into the courtyard past the large tree
  • The front desk is in the building to your right (Cedar House)

Overnight parking is available nearby at the West Parkade. When you check in, we’ll provide you with directions and further information.

From Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

By car (~20 minutes)

  • Travel east on Grant McConachie Way
  • Continue over the Arthur Laing bridge
  • Take the exit to travel west on Southwest Marine Drive
  • Continue on Southwest Marine Drive all the way to UBC as it becomes Northwest Marine Drive
  • Turn right onto West Mall
  • Continue on West Mall past Agricultural Road
  • Pull into the drop off area on on your right
  • Walk into the courtyard past the large tree
  • The front desk is in the building to your right (Cedar House)

By transit

Please note: There is no direct bus service from the Vancouver International Airport.

  • From YVR, take the Canada Line SkyTrain (all routes head north)
  • Transfer at one of the following stations
    • Oakridge Station (41 Ave. & Cambie St.): Take bus #41 or #43
    • Broadway City Hall Station (Broadway & Cambie St.): Take bus #99 (B-Line)
    • Olympic Village Station (4 Ave. & Cambie St.): Take bus #84
  • Arrive at UBC. (UBC is final stop; all buses stop within a 15 minute walk of the Ponderosa Studios.

From Downtown

By transit

Here are a number of different bus routes that you can take from downtown to UBC. To plan your route or find bus stop locations, use Translink’s Trip Planner or an app like Transit (for iPhone and Android).

  • Express bus: #44
  • Regular bus: #4 or #14

UBC is the final stop for each of these routes, which all arrive within a 15 minute walk of the Ponderosa Studios.