Vancouver (YVR) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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I am booking a flight from Hanoi, Vietnam to Victoria, B.C., Canada in late August. But the problem is that most of the flights have less than 2 hours layover in Vancouver Int. Airport.
I would like to know if 2 hours is enough for me to go through passport control, claim my luggages, clear customs, go from international arrival to domestic departure, and check-in my luggages again for the next domestic flight.
Thank you very much for your help.
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi! I am from Calgary travelling to Honolulu. I arrive in Vancouver at 4:51 pm and my flight to Honolulu leaves at 6:05 pm. Flying on Air Canada to Vancouver, then Air Canada Rouge to Honolulu (same booking). Will I have re-check baggage and go through customs? Is my layover enough time?
In Vancouver you will proceed to US Immigration and Customs preclearance where your bags should be waiting for you. You should have enough time.
Hello, We are going to be traveling from DEN to YVR and then boarding a flight to TPE. I only have an 1 hr 10 mins to transfer flights in YVR. They are both in Terminal M, so I'm hoping this will be enough time to transfer through?
That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I'm an American citizen, flying air Canada to Shanghai, connecting at YVR. Do I need to clear Canadian Customs, pick up my bags, recheck my bags, and go through security in order to make my connection to Shanghai? Thank you for your responses!
You won't have to do anything with your bags in Vancouver. All you have to do is go through Canadian passport control and to your departure gate.
I'm an American citizen flying from Seattle to London Through YVR. I know I have more than ample time to make my connection both going and coming back if I just hang out behind security--I'm just wondering if I will have time to meet a friend outside security or even leave the airport and go back through security. I've got 3 hours 56 minutes on my way to London, and 4 hours 30 minutes on my way home. As I'm typing this, I'm realizing that I should have planty of time if we stay in the airport--is there enough outside security to be worth it if I don't have time to go anywhere else? Both times, I'll be at YVR mid- to late afternoon, into early evening.