Midtown Abbotsford is about to become a bicycle commuting mecca with updated bike lanes coming soon to Salton Road, biking enthusiasts will find themselves closer then they think to their work and shopping! For more information on the 2.6m wide separated bike path along Salton Road between Marshall Road and Highway 1 read the city bike lane FAQs: www.abbotsford.ca
What locations are in biking distance of Midtown Club Suites
- University of the Fraser Valley 1 km
- Greyhound Bus Station 1.3 km
- Abbotsford Community Library 1.5 km
- Abbotsford Arts Centre 1.7 km
- Walmart Super Centre 1.9 km
- Mill Lake 1.9 km
- Downtown Historic Abbotsford 2.0 km
- Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre 2.0 km
- Abbotsford Farmers Market 2.1 km
- Sevenoaks Mall and other Shopping 3.2 km
Salton Road Pedestrian/Cycle Bridge Project
A new pedestrian/cycling bridge at Salton Road over Highway 1 is coming to our neighborhood and will be done at the end of 2018! The project will link between the University of the Fraser Valley and the core of Abbotsford.
This project includes: A bike path on Salton Rd from Marshall Rd to Highway 1, Pedestrian/Cycle bridge over Highway 1, and a bike path on Salton Road between Highway 1 and King Rd.
Here is the Riders Guide with fare information and other helpful tips on riding the transit system in Abbotsford and the Lower Mainland –www.bctransit.com
Route 12 UFV – Bourquin Connector takes you from McCallum Road (bus stop is near McCallum Junction a 5 minute walk from your Midtown home) to the main shopping and retail area of Abbotsford – including the stores at SevenOaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford.
BC Transit in Fraser Valley
The Fraser Valley Express (FVX) is an excellent option that takes passengers from 200th Street exit in Langley all the way through to downtown Chilliwack – conveniently passing through the McCallum Park and Ride only a 5 minute walk from Midtown Club Suites. Check out the daily schedule here: www.bctransit.com
West Coast Express Train to Vancouver including stops at Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Coquitlam, Port Moody
Midtown Club Suites is located only a short 15 minute drive from the West Coast Express in Mission City where you can hop on the train and land up in downtown Vancouver or anywhere in between. The West Coast Express operates from Monday to Friday , with five trains per day running from Mission to Vancouver in the morning peak hours and returning to Mission City Station in the evening peak hours. A one-way trip take 75 minutes which is faster and more relaxing than making the commute in your car. For their schedule of departure times click here: www.translink.ca
Commuting by car from Midtown Club Suites is a breeze with quick access on HWY 1 to all the top destinations in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.
- Vancouver City Centre 55 minutes (Non rush hour)
- Surrey 40 minutes (Non rush hour)
- Langley 30 minutes (Non rush hour)
- Mission 15 minutes (Non rush hour)
- Chilliwack 25 minutes (Non rush hour)
And for those wanting to cross the Sumas border into the United States try this link for more information on wait times and helpful links: www.ezbordercrossing.com
Midtown Club suites is only a short 10 minute drive to the US Border for a fun day trip or weekend away!
Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) set a new high in passenger numbers last year. Final passenger statistics for 2016 were announced and a total of 530,643 passengers went through YXX in 2016, an increase of 42,810 persons or 8.78 per cent over 2015.
It is no surprise that the Abbotsford Airport has been getting increasingly more attention the past couple years. It is the second biggest airport in the lower mainland after Vancouver International Airport and is in close proximity to Highway 1 and the US border.
Fly from Abbotsford and you have the choice of the following airlines: Westjet, Air Canada, Island Express, New Leaf, and Westjet’s new budget airline Swoop.
“Swoop has flown into the Canadian travel market to provide the country with no-frills, lower-fare air travel option that will get more Canadians travelling.” They already offer several direct flights across Canada hitting the following airports – Abbotsford, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Hamilton and Halifax. This fall they are expanding into the USA and offering direct, low-cost flights from Abbotsford to Las Vegas.
Live at Midtown Club Suites and get EVERYWHERE you want to go.
Midtown Abbotsford is a neighborhood with unlimited choices of transportation. Live your life the way you want and choose to bike to work or school, take advantage of the excellent transit, quick access to Highway 1 and an international airport all in your own community.