Cheap Flights from Vancouver to New York in 2019
Flight information Vancouver to New York
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Average flight time, total distance 3902 kilometers
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Airlines That Fly From Vancouver to New York
Flights to New York leave from Vancouver International Airport (YVR). There are four direct flights to New York. Air Canada leaves in the morning and arrives in the early evening at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) every day of the week. United Airlines also offers direct flights to Newark (EWR) and Cathay Pacific Airlines also has flights every day of the week; the flights depart in the evening and arrive the following morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Philippines Air Lines has four direct flights a week and they arrive at night at JFK. There are also a variety of other airlines that fly with one or two layovers, including United Airlines, Delta Airlines and Alaska Airlines.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR), located about 12 km from downtown Vancouver, is the second busiest airport in Canada. It was just awarded a global recognition as the Airport of the Year for 2016, due to its sustainability, governance, and operations in general. This airport is incredibly easy to navigate and there are many stores and restaurants to shop before departure. There are two terminals at YVR, but all flights to the U.S. leave from the International Terminal section of the Main Terminal. Departures are all on Level 3. Throughout the airport, there is free Wi-Fi.
In almost all cases, Canadian passport holders don’t need a business, tourist or other types of visa to go to the United States. There are some exceptions which can be found on the U.S. Embassy website. Vancouver International Airport is also one of only 8 Canadian airports to have U.S. border preclearance facilities, meaning that the same immigration, agriculture and customs inspections that typically happen when you arrive in the U.S. can take place before your departure.
Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport
New York City is a large, bustling city to navigate. Depending on where you’re going in the city - Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Manhattan, or Staten Island - you can take a taxi, an Uber car, or public bus, subway or train system.
At John F. Kennedy International Airport, Cathay Airlines arrives in Terminal 7 and Philippines Airlines arrives in Terminal 1, but most international flights come into Terminal 4. JFK has free Wi-Fi services in designated locations near ticket gates, boarding areas and work areas. To get
into New York City, you can take the AirTrain (US $5) to the Long Island Railroad or to MTA’s New York bus and subway stations. For the subway and bus, you use a MetroCard that you can buy at a MetroCard vending machine at the airport. Taxis and Ubers have flat fees that vary depending on where you want to go. For example, the flat fee to Manhattan from JFK is $52, plus tolls, tip and rush hour cost. Uber Pool to Manhattan can be as low as $35. Prepare for traffic and about an hour of travel depending on your destination.
Arrival at Newark Liberty International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport is located between 40 and 60 minutes outside of NYC. The airport has three terminals. Air Canada flights arrive in Terminal A, Level 2, and United Airlines arrive in Terminal B or C, which are the two designated terminals for international flights. You can take the AirTrain directly to Manhattan or to the New Jersey Transit trains that will connect you wherever else you want to go. Newark Airport is located on the New Jersey Turnpike that makes it easy to get a taxi, Uber or rent a car and get into the city. Taxi flat rates range from $40-$90 depending where you’re going in the city. Newark Airport has free Wi-Fi for the first 30 minutes.
What to Do in New York City
No matter where you go in this city, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do. The number of restaurants, museums, performances, parks, parades, and bars is seemingly endless. Don’t forget to visit tourist hotspots like Times Square, Empire State Building and Broadway. Do your research in advance but also take time just to walk around the city and get lost in the beautiful chaos of this microcosm of the world.
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