Vancouver (YVR) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Will I need to check through customs in YVR or Taipei when travelling from YYC through YVR to Taipei?
There is no Canadian customs when leaving Canada.
My friend is a UK citizen and is flying from London to Vancouver on Westjet and catching a connecting flight on Alaska to Portland. He wants to know if needs a Canada eTA even if he will be going through US Customs in Vancouver?
Yes, he still needs ETA.
I am flying business class from Chicago to Taipei via Vancouver with 1 hour and 10 min connecting time.
What if I missed my flight would I still on the business class on the next flight?
You should have enough time. If you missed your flight whether or not you got Business class would depend if there was business class available on the next day's flight or on a different route to Taipei.
Hi!
I have a flight from Chicago to Taipei with connection in Vancouver and the time between one flight and another is 70 minutes, is that long enough?
Both flights are by air Canada,
Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from Chicago is on-time.
Im travelling from vancouver to hongkong 9.25am. Will there be enough time if I book calgary to vancouver at 7am? Arriving in vancouver 7.30am. So about 2 hours to claim my baggage and check in with a different airline.
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Ok thanks ZAP
If I am in transit between Beijing and Portland OR, as US citizen, can I leave the airport during my layover?
Yes, you can.
I am flying in from Seoul, Korea final destination LAX(Los Angeles) but will transit in Vancouver.

I have 12 hours in between and was wondering if I could leave the airport and come back?

Currently a US Greencard holder.

Also if that is possible do I need to claimi all my baggage and check it in again or can it just be sent through to my connecting flight?

Thanks for the answers in advance!
You will need a Canadian Visa if you want to leave the airport. Is your connection overnight or during the day? You may need a Canadian Visa anyway.
I visit Canada once a year and never needed a visa.

My connection is not overnight.
Oh, if you're a Korean citizen that's why you can visit Canada without a visa. It has nothing to do with your Greencard.
Is 3hrs enough time for a UK citizen to arrive from Auckland at Vancouver international and catching a flight (non connecting) at the domestic terminal?
Yes, it should be enough time if everything goes smoothly. Everything is in the same building.
Hi, I'm coming from LAX, passing through Vancouver to connect to a flight to Munich. I have 1 hour between flights.
My original booking had a longer layover time but my itinerary was just changed :/.
Any idea if this is doable? I'm not checking in any bags.
Thanks!
Yes, that is still doable. you will just have to go through Canadian passport control and to your departure gate.
Thank You!
Hi,

I'm due to arrive in Vancouver at 12:10pm from Auckland (Air New Zealand) and would like to book the 1:35pm flight to Kelowna.

Please can you let me know if this is possible based on the ~90mins available between landing to take off time?

Cheers.
On the same reservation that's barely possible if everything goes perfectly. If it's two separate reservations it's not enough time.
Thanks ZAP - it's two separate reservations so I'll go for the ~3pm flight.