There are 4 ways to get from Calgary to Kelowna by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Kelowna  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Kelowna (YLW) YYC - YLW

$98 - $268

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC 5155

$35 - $90

2 alternative options

Fly to Penticton, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Penticton (YYF) YYC - YYF
  2. Take the bus from Penticton to West Kelowna

$133 - $702

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Kelowna 382.5 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Kelowna is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Kelowna is to fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calgary, AB and arriving at Kelowna, BC. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Calgary and Kelowna is 404 km. The road distance is 612 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Kelowna without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Calgary to Kelowna, including transfers.

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Calgary to Kelowna bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Kelowna is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Kelowna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Calgary to Kelowna bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Kelowna, BC station.

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Kelowna is 1 h behind Calgary. It is currently 5:52 PM in Calgary and 4:52 PM in Kelowna.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Kelowna is 612 km. It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to drive from Calgary to Kelowna.

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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Kelowna, BC, Canada?

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Calgary to Kelowna hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Calgary to Kelowna once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Calgary to Penticton
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Penticton to West Kelowna
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$9 - $14
Online Fare
$9 - $22
Standard Fare
$16 - $24
Refundable
$20 - $29
Bus from Calgary, AB to Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$65 - $100

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