Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Seoul in 2019
Flight information Vancouver to Seoul
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Average flight time, total distance 8194 kilometers
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Seoul Incheon Int'l and Seoul Gimpo
Flights from Vancouver to Seoul give travellers a choice between nonstop flights or those with one or two connecting routes. Air Canada and Korean Air offer nonstop flights between Vancouver International Airport and Incheon International Airport. Other airlines, such as Air Canada, Air China, Asiana Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, and Korean Air fly have connecting flights to Incheon International Airport, while Air China and Korean Air offer flights with connections from Vancouver International Airport to Gimpo International Airport.
Terminal Information for Vancouver International Airport
Found about 12 km from downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver International Airport is the country's second-busiest airport behind Toronto's Pearson International Airport. The airport features two terminals: the Main and the South. The Main has two terminals, the Domestic and International, with the flights to Seoul taking off from concourse C, D, or E. The International Terminal also includes many food options that offer YVR Food on the Fly so travellers can bring their food onboard. Passengers can also check out duty-free shops near Level 2 and 3 as well as near Gate D53 or D70.
Seoul Airports Information
Incheon International Airport
As the largest airport in South Korea, Incheon is one of the largest and busiest in the world. Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, and Korean Air land in Terminal A while Asiana Airlines land at the Main Terminal. Terminal 2, which will open in October 2017, will house Korean Air (among others), and the Main Terminal will be Terminal 1.
Once passengers land, they can board a bus and travel to nearby towns and cities. The AREX, which is the Incheon International Airport Railroad, provides access to Gimpo and Seoul. The Korea Train eXpress (KTX) shares a station with AREX but on a different platform and operates 20 times each day. Travellers can also opt to rent a vehicle.
Gimpo International Airport
After Incheon International Airport opened in 2001, Gimpo, which sits on the far western part of the city, transitioned to domestic flights and shorter shuttle flights to nearby countries. The airport's international flights are found in the International Terminal. Upon arrival, travellers can take the subway line 5 or 9 or a bus to venture around Seoul. Car rentals are another option. There is also the AREX airport express train that connects to the Incheon airport.
What You Need to Know for Vancouver to Seoul Flights
Travellers have several check-in options when boarding flights to Seoul from Vancouver. They can opt for counter check-in at Departures Level 3, where they will receive their boarding pass and baggage claim tags. Passengers should arrive three hours before departure to allow enough time to check in. They can also use the self-service kiosks, which are at the airport as well as across the area at key transportation and tourist spots. Travellers also must have a valid passport when travelling to Seoul.
What to Expect in Seoul
Once travellers land in Seoul, they should adjust their watches back 16 hours since Seoul is 16 hours ahead of Vancouver. With four distinct seasons, Seoul has hot, humid summers with temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius and winters dropping down to minus 20 degrees Celsius. Most of the area's precipitation falls between June and September, which is the monsoon season. Restaurant prices are about 45 percent higher in Seoul, and travellers should expect to pay around 40,000 WON (CA$45) for a three-course meal for two.
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