Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Osaka Kansai International

Flight information Vancouver to Osaka Kansai International

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Average flight time, total distance 7942 kilometers

13h 30min

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Cathay Pacific

Osaka Kansai International

1 airport

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Flying from Vancouver, Canada, to Osaka, Japan, takes you from one technologically savvy city to another. Skyscanner's search engine can help you find the cheapest flights from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Osaka Kansai International Airport (KIX). Check out hotel and car rental rates while you're at it. It's the painless way to research and book your trip.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Osaka Kansai International

p>Airfares from Vancouver International to Osaka Kansai International are usually cheaper between August and December. In the spring, just in time for the cherry blossoms to arrive, the fares start to increase, with the most expensive flights between April and July. Tuesday and Wednesday are usually the cheapest days to fly. If you are flexible with your dates, you can often save money by using the Skyscanner Whole Month Search program. Compare a full month's worth of air prices all at once. If you find a great fare, book it ASAP. Chances are it won't last.

Airlines That Fly to Osaka Kansai International

Air Canada flies non-stop between Vancouver International Airport and Kansai International. The airfare is not always the cheapest but it does cover the distance in one 11-hour flight. Other carriers with one-stop options include ANA All Nippon Airways, Japan Airways and Air China. International departures out of Vancouver leave from Level 3 of the Main Terminal, usually Sections C or D. The airport is roughly 15 kilometres from downtown Vancouver. The Canada Line will get you from almost anywhere in metro Vancouver directly to the airport. Taxi cabs are abundant. Both services charge depending on distance travelled. Parking at the airport can run from $22.00 CAD for the Value Lots up to $32.00 CAD for the Main Terminal, making driving to your flight a rather expensive option.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

International flights to Osaka Kansai International usually arrive at the Terminal 1 International Arrival Floor. After clearing customs, you'll find ticket counters for the Skygate Shuttle, about $50.00 CAD into downtown, and the Kansai Airport Limousine Bus. The latter may be paid for using a credit card. Prices depend on the distance travelled. During busy times you may need an advanced reservation for the shuttle, so it's best to pre-book before you leave home. Car rental counters are in the Aeroplaza complex, a three-minute walk from Terminal 1 through a connecting corridor. The Yen is the legal currency in Japan.

Airport Facilities

Terminal 1 connects to the Aeroplaza, a complex filled with shops, restaurants, fast-food outlets and customer service options. ATMs, currency exchanges and bank branches are available, as are airport hotels for those early-morning or late-night flights. Pay-as-you-go internet terminals are available in the Aeroplaza and in some parts of Terminal 1. Charge is $1.00 CAD for 10 minutes, or 100 Yen. You will need Japanese money to use the service. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout the airport, as are several media device charging desks.

What to See and Do in Osaka, Japan

Osaka, Japan, blends historic wonders with the technological advances of the modern world. Osaka Castle, dating back to the 16th century, is one of the country's most famous landmarks. It now houses a museum and features an impeccable Japanese garden. Even older is the Shitenno-ji Buddhist Temple, a five-story pagoda dating back to 593 A.D. The Osaka Aquarium, one of the largest sea-life exhibits in the world, features fish and invertebrates in their native habitats. Head for the Osaka Science Museum and take in the interactive exhibits that focus on space and energy. There's even a Universal Studios in Osaka, one of four theme parks that got their start in America. Dotonbori is one of the city's tourist hotspots, featuring cafes, clubs and places to party nearly all night long.

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