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I will fly to vancouver on June 30, next year from Teipei. Arriving time is 19.40 ,Eva Air. Can I connect flight to Calgary , Air canada at 22.30? I have to go through customs, pick up luggage and re check in at Domestic counter and go through security check. Can it be done in 2 hrs 50 min, provided with separate tickets ?
I think that's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thank you.
Hi,

Wondering if 1.5 hr is enough time to pick up luggage, go through customs and check in.. via International to Vancouver to Edmonton?

Anything I should do to ensure a smooth transition?
What airlines are you flying? Are your tickets on two separate reservations or one reservation?
I am trying to dig information for my gf, she's returning to Edmonton.

Cathay Pacific to Vancouver, followed by 1.5 hr layover,
Westjet to Edmonton

Apparently, she'll need to go through customs, then baggage pick up, then do security check and check in again. Should she just let the staff know so in case there's a long line up, she can get in front of the line? just so she doesn't miss her flight?
A lot of people will be connecting on her flight so it wouldn't be fair for her to cut the line. If she misses her flight there is likely a later one she can be rebooked on by Westjet.
Also, she should have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
It is at night time, so the next flight would be in the morning, the problem is she doesn't wait to layover till the morning.
yes should be ok.
I am traveling to YVR from Aukland on Air New Zealand and then on the YYZ via Air Canada. I don't think i will be able to get my AC boarding pass in NZ. Will I have to retrieve my bags, exit and then recheck in to AC domestic terminal or can this be done on the other side of customs?
If everything is the same reservation you should be issued both boarding passes in New Zealand. You will have to exit security after you go through Canadian customs anyway.
Air Canada just moved up our connecting flight and we will only have 55 min. from our Seattle arrival and our Whitehorse departure. Is it enough time?
We will be arriving at YVR from a United Airlines flight from Chicago. We have a flight scheduled to continue to Victoria but we are going to have to forfeit it due to a family issue that has come up in Vancouver. What I remember about this connection from Vancouver to Victoria is that we collect our checked bags, walk to the other side of the terminal and re check them at the Air Canada kiosk. Is this still the case? If not, could you please inform me as to how to intercept our checked bags at YVR? Thank you very much.
Hi, I'm in the states on a E-3 working visa wanting to travel back to australia (citizen). Is 1hr 40min enough to transfer coming from Seattle going to Sydney, will my flight have some form of preclearance to avoid custom waits.
Through YVR
You should have enough time. You will go through a special passport check for passengers coming from the US and connecting out of Canada.
I am arriving at YVR from Edmonton and will be catching a flight to Bangkok on China Airlines. I have a 1 hr and 50 minute layover in YVR to collect my bags and clear customs. Is this enough time?
For further information, I am arriving at YVR at 10:40 PM and taking off for Bangkok at 12:40 AM.
here is no Canadian customs when leaving Canada. If your bags aren't tagged through to Bangkok you have just enough time to do the baggage transfer and get through security.
Hi, we are landing at YVR from Los Angeles around 9:30am. Do we have enough time to catch a flight to Tofino, leaving from the South Terminal, at 11am?
That will be difficult, but it's possible if you can get someone from Tofino Air to pick you up at the terminal and your flight from LAX is on-time.
Hello,
I have to transit through Vancouver airport to fly to India. My flight from Edmonton AC 255 reaches there at 8.05 pm and my flight to Newdelhi AC072 departs at 9.40 pm. Will 1 hr 35 minutes is enough for the connection? Do I need to go through security check in again? Thanks
If I'm flying in on Horizon/Alaska airlines through YVR to Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific do I need to collect my bags and reprocess them after immigration?
If both flights are on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags in Vancouver.