Cheap Flights from London Gatwick to Vancouver in 2019
Flight information London Gatwick to Vancouver
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Average flight time, total distance 7622 kilometers
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Vancouver International, Vancouver Coal Harbour and Vancouver Boundary Bay
Most flights from London Gatwick to Vancouver have two stops, both of which involve plane changes. The layover on the one-stop flights is long, making the total travel time greater than on some of the two-stop flights.
WestJet has flights to Vancouver from London Gatwick, with a plane change and layover in Toronto. Delta Air Lines, operated by Virgin Atlantic, flies to Las Vegas. After a layover, Delta, operated by Compass doing business as Delta Connection, flies from Las Vegas to Los Angeles and then on to Vancouver on another flight, again operated by Compass DBA Delta Connection.
Terminal Information for Gatwick Airport
The two terminals at Gatwick are North Terminal and South Terminal. WestJet and Virgin Atlantic leave from North Terminal. Amenities at the terminal include a World Duty Free shop, restaurants, free Wi-Fi for 90 minutes, and baggage trolleys using a coin deposit and return system.
Terminal Information for Vancouver International Airport
London Gatwick to Vancouver flights arrive on Level 2 of the Main Terminal. It's 30 minutes to Downtown Vancouver via Canada Line Rapid Transit trains, which leave from Level 4. There is complimentary shuttle van service from the airport to many area hotels. Car rental companies are also on-site. Scheduled coach service to Whistler leaves from outside the terminal.
What You Need to Know
Canada requires all travellers entering the country to have a valid passport. British citizens usually do not need a visa to visit Canada for a short period. They do, however, need to get an Electronic Travel Authorisation before travel begins. If they plan to have more than a short stay, they should check with the Canadian High Commission for entry requirements. Every airline has its own check-in requirements. Passengers travelling on WestJet can check in online and at an airport kiosk from 24 hours to 60 minutes before scheduled departure. The cut-off for checking baggage is at least three hours before the plane leaves.
What to Expect in Vancouver
London is eight hours ahead of Vancouver. When it is 10 a.m. in Vancouver, it is 6 p.m. in London. January is the coldest month, with an average temperature of 4 degrees Celsius. The warmest month, at an average of 18 degrees Celsius, is August. July has 13 hours of sunshine daily. November has an average rainfall of 200 mm.
A meal costs about CA$9 in a fast-food restaurant and CA$15 in an inexpensive restaurant. The average three-course dinner in a mid-range restaurant is CA$33. A pint of domestic draught beer is CA$6.
For transport from the airport to Downtown Vancouver, buy a DayPass for about CA$15. It's good for 24 hours of unlimited travel in all zones from first use on all buses, SkyTrain, and SeaBus.
Visitors to Vancouver can walk across the swaying Capilano Suspension Bridge; with a length of 137 m, it crosses the Capilano River and a canyon 70 m below. Other popular activities in Vancouver include taking a trip through Stanley Park aboard an old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage, and seeing the works of regional artists at Vancouver Art Gallery.
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