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Living in Downtown Vancouver

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Vancouver with 54,022 residents.

Downtown has world-class public transportation.

Nearby neighborhoods: West End, Fairview, Mount Pleasant, Strathcona, South Cambie, Riley Park and Shaughnessy.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Downtown, Vancouver, CA-BC

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Walk Score Map

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Photo of Devonian Harbour Park in Downtown, Vancouver

Devonian Harbour Park

Photo of Science World at Telus World of Science in Downtown, Vancouver

Science World at Telus World of Science

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Vancouver.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Vancouver with a Walk Score of 96.

Find apartments in Vancouver's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, West End and Strathcona.

Downtown Vancouver Apartments for Rent

View all Downtown apartments on a map.

Rental info for Ocean Park Place Apartments in the Downtown area
$1,760
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Georgian Towers Apartments in the Downtown area
$1,900
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Bayview at Coal Harbour in the Downtown area
from $1,950
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Yaletown 939 in the Downtown area
from $1,600
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Metropolitan Towers in the Downtown area
from $1,880
1 bed
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Smithe St. in the Downtown area
$3,290
2 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Nelson St & Mainland St in the Downtown area
$2,395
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Abbott St & Keefer Place in the Downtown area
$4,000
2 bed
Walk Score 98

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Vancouver neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 96 98 - 54,022
2 West End 94 90 - 44,233
3 Strathcona 93 90 - 12,245

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,589 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 66 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Incendio Pizzeria in Downtown, Vancouver

Incendio Pizzeria

Photo of Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar in Downtown, Vancouver

Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar

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thumbnail for Devonian Harbour ParkBeautiful Devonian Harbour Park pond, caught with a rainbow, during the few non-raining minutes of the weekend.

Tony T.
on Devonian Harbour Park

Transit Score of Downtown, Vancouver, CA-BC

Downtown is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Downtown Vancouver apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has world-class public transportation and about 2 bus and 1 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown on public transit.

icon for car shares in Downtown

Downtown has about 18 car shares from Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Downtown Vancouver? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Leo Chrenko

Property manager at Bolld Enterprises Inc. a licensed real estate brokerage specializing in marketing of furnished and unfurnished rental units in Vancouver. Whether you are looking for a place to rent or would like to rent out your property, we will be happy to assist you.

Ask Leo about Downtown

http://bolld.ca »

Photo of Canada Place in Downtown, Vancouver

Canada Place

Photo of Vancouver Convention Centre in Downtown, Vancouver

Vancouver Convention Centre

Photo of The Gastown Steam Clock in Downtown, Vancouver

The Gastown Steam Clock

Terry Burgess

REALTORĀ® @ Sutton West Coast Realty. World class service in and around Vancouver's downtown.

Ask Terry about Downtown

http://TerryBurgess.ca »

Photo of Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada in Downtown, Vancouver

Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Photo of Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada in Downtown, Vancouver

Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Photo of Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada in Downtown, Vancouver

Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bike Score Map of Downtown

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Photo of Robson Square in Downtown, Vancouver

Robson Square

Photo of Yaletown in Downtown, Vancouver

Yaletown

Photo of Central Library in Downtown, Vancouver

Central Library

Photo of Dunsmuir Street Cycle Track in Downtown, Vancouver

Dunsmuir Street Cycle Track

Photo of Mural Alley in Downtown, Vancouver

Mural Alley

Photo of Canada Place in Downtown, Vancouver

Canada Place

thumbnail for Robson SquareRobson Square is a great center of activity in Vancouver with access to the Vancouver Art Gallery, ice rink, music and vendors. Currently Robson Street is closed in front of the square to allow for maximum public use.

Maren Walker
on Robson Square

Photo of Vancouver Convention Centre in Downtown, Vancouver

Vancouver Convention Centre

Photo of The Gastown Steam Clock in Downtown, Vancouver

The Gastown Steam Clock

Photo of Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada in Downtown, Vancouver

Coal Harbour, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Photo of Coal Harbour Marina Ltd in Downtown, Vancouver

Coal Harbour Marina Ltd

thumbnail for YaletownPlenty of bike friendly areas on the seawall in Yaletown, Vancouver.

Brie Gibson
on Yaletown

Downtown is Talking About...

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Photo of Coal Harbour Marina Ltd in Downtown, Vancouver

Coal Harbour Marina Ltd

Photo of Victory Square in Downtown, Vancouver

Victory Square

Photo of Victory Square in Downtown, Vancouver

Victory Square

thumbnail for Central LibraryThe futuristic architecture of Vancouver Public Library has been used in a number of sci-fi movies and tv shows, including Battlestar Galactica and Fringe.

Tony T.
on Central Library

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