There are 4 ways to get from Fort St. John to Kelowna by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Kelowna (YLW) YXJ - YLW

$190 - $403

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Bus  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George, BC to Kamloops
  3. Take the bus from Kamloops to Kelowna, BC

$81 - $157

2 alternative options

Bus via Valemount, BC  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to Valemount
  3. Take the bus from Valemount, BC to Kamloops, BC
  4. Take the bus from Kamloops to Kelowna, BC

$98 - $157

Drive  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Fort St. John to Kelowna 731.2 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort St. John to Kelowna. However, there are services departing from Fort St. John and arriving at Kelowna, BC via Dominion at 7th Ave, Prince George, BC and Kamloops. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 13 min.

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The distance between Fort St. John and Kelowna is 714 km. The road distance is 1169.9 km.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Kelowna without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Fort St. John to Kelowna, including transfers.

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Fort St. John to Kelowna bus services, operated by BC Bus North, depart from Fort St. John station.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Kelowna is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort St John Airport to Kelowna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Fort St. John to Kelowna bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Kelowna, BC station.

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Kelowna is 1 h behind Fort St. John. It is currently 7:20 AM in Fort St. John and 7:20 AM in Kelowna.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort St. John to Kelowna is 1170 km. It takes approximately 15 h 19 min to drive from Fort St. John to Kelowna.

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Map of how to get from Fort St. John to Kelowna.
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  • Distance: 446.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Fort St. John, BC, Canada and Kelowna, BC, Canada?

Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Fort St. John to Kelowna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort St. John to Kelowna via Prince George, Dominion at 7th Ave, Patricia at 10th Ave, Prince George, BC, and Kamloops in around 20 h 13 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver, Victoria
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Prince George
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Valemount
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Prince George, BC to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$50 - $80
Refundable
$55 - $85
Bus from Kamloops to Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$26 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Valemount, BC to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65

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Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Fort St John Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Kelowna. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Fort St John Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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