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Airlines That Fly From Vancouver to Tokyo
Flights to Tokyo leave from Vancouver International Airport (YVR). American Airlines, Air Canada, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways (ANA), and Air India all have direct flights to Tokyo from Vancouver. Japan Airlines and ANA are the two official airlines of Japan. There are also airlines that offer non-direct flights like Delta Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Due to the time zone differences, if you leave in the afternoon, you’ll arrive in Tokyo in the afternoon of the following day.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located about 12 km from downtown Vancouver. It has received numerous awards, including a global recognition as the Airport of the Year for 2016. This airport is very easy to navigate and you can take advantage of checking out numerous stores and restaurants before leaving. There are two terminals at YVR, but all flights to Tokyo leave from the International Terminal section of the Main Terminal. Departures are on Level 3. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the airport.
In almost all cases, Canadian passport holders don’t need a tourist visa to go to Japan as long as they’re there for 90 days and don’t make any income while in the country. Business and student visas are required; more information can be found on the Canadian Government website. It is always recommended to have a valid passport for at least 6 months after departure, but as long as your passport is still valid when you depart Japan, shouldn’t have any issue at the customs.
Arrival at Tokyo International Airport
Tokyo International Airport is commonly known as Haneda Airport or Tokyo Haneda Airport. Haneda Airport is in Ota, Tokyo, 14 km south of Tokyo Station, which is the hub of all public transportation in the city. Haneda was the third busiest airport in Asia in 2015. There are three terminals in the airport, and international flights arrive at the smaller international terminal. You will pass through immigration, retrieve your bags, have your bags inspected, and exit into the lobby where you can find transportation to Tokyo.
There are public transport systems like the monorail and buses that will take you into the city. The Haneda Airport International Terminal Station goes directly into the city. The public transport is clean and efficient. You can also reserve a taxi at the information desk, which is recommended as it can be difficult giving the taxi driver directions in Japanese.
What to Do in Tokyo
Tokyo is known for being a lovely and lively city. It is the capital of Japan, and it embodies the country’s fusion of the past and the future. You can visit neon skyscrapers in the morning and ancient temples in the afternoon. There are old palaces and museums as well as surrounding wooded areas and parks for walking. Make sure to eat fresh sushi, visit the fish markets, watch traditional Sumo performances, go to Meiji Shrine, walk across the famous intersection Shibuya Crossing, and wander around the city to understand what makes Tokyo one of the most economically and culturally advanced cities in Asia.
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