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Surrey is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, and the fastest growing city in Metro Vancouver.

Surrey is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, and the fastest growing city in Metro Vancouver. 

Poblation: 468.000

We're located 40 minutes from Vancouver, at the crossroads of the Pacific Rim, Greater Vancouver and the USA. Our location provides ideal opportunities for transportation of goods and services worldwide with:

  • Easy and convenient access to Vancouver International Airport
  • Two international border crossings into the U.S.
  • An excellent transportation network including 6 major highways, rail and a deep sea port

In September 1993, Surrey officially became a city. Since then, we've undergone tremendous change and growth and the overall quality of life has risen to new and impressive heights. 


Surrey has the lowest average annual rainfall in the Lower Mainland, at 1050mm or 41in. The average summer temperature is 22C or +72F, while the average winter temperature is 5C or +42F. 


Surrey is located approximately 42 kilometres from the Abbotsford International Airport and 34 kilometres from the Vancouver International Airport. The Boundary Bay Airport is also nearby in Delta, BC.

We encourage all of our residents to try a smarter travel option and do your part to help our environment while getting from place to place. The Canadian National Railway, Burlington Northern Railway, and Southern Rail of BC rail systems are still active and stretch across Surrey to eastern provinces and southward into the United States.

Surrey Fraser Docks, service many deep sea vessels, transporting cargo from around the world, and is considered BC's largest and most active terminal. Public transport connects Surrey's centres to each other as well as to other Lower Mainland cities and municipalities. Skytrain has four stations within Surrey, and reaches Vancouver within 35 minutes.


Surrey is a city of many parks, boasting 600 parks and greenbelts throughout the city. The great outdoors is just around the corner with activities such as nature walks, bird watching, bike trails, fishing and much more.

With state of the art indoor and outdoor facilities, you can stay active all year round. Arts and Culture are important to the people of Surrey. From live theatre performances and musical concerts to galleries and exhibitions, people of all ages will be entertained.

Play a round of golf or practice your swing at one of Surrey's many golf courses and facilities. With ten courses and several driving ranges, there is something suitable for all budgets and levels.

Surrey offers a wide range of brand name hotels as well as excellent rates on stay & play packages. One third of the land in Surrey is agricultural which means fresh fruits and produce are always close at hand. U-pick blueberries, pumpkin patches and a corn maze are just some of the popular adventures on the farm.


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