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There are 5 ways to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus, drive, Amtrak Thruway, train

  1. Take the bus from Kelowna, BC to Midway, BC
  2. Drive from Midway, BC to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
  4. Take the train from Spokane to Sandpoint Amtrak

Drive

  1. Drive from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain

Fly to Cranbrook, drive

  1. Fly from Kelowna (YLW) to Cranbrook (YXC)
  2. Drive from Cranbrook to Schweitzer Mountain

Fly to Spokane, train

  1. Fly from Kelowna (YLW) to Spokane (GEG)
  2. Take the train from Spokane to Sandpoint Amtrak

Fly to Trail, drive

  1. Fly from Kelowna (YLW) to Trail (YZZ)
  2. Drive from Trail to Schweitzer Mountain
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International entry into United States from Canada

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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schweitzer Mountain is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Schweitzer Mountain is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Schweitzer Mountain is 2 metres.

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No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain is to fly and drive which costs $320 - $440 and takes 6h 8m.

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The distance between Kelowna Airport (YLW) and Schweitzer Mountain is 167 miles. The road distance is 268 miles.

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It takes approximately 10h 57m to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kelowna Airport to Cranbrook Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain is 268 miles. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Kelowna Airport to Cranbrook Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Schweitzer Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain.
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  • Distance: 166.8 miles
  • Duration: 10h 57m

What companies run services between Kelowna Airport (YLW), Canada and Schweitzer Mountain, ID, USA?

There is no direct connection from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Schweitzer Mountain. However, you can take the line 23 bus to UBCO Exchange, take the line 97 bus to Harvey at Cooper - Cooper Station, take the walk to Kelowna, BC, take the bus to Midway, BC, take the drive to Kettle Falls, WA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Spokane, WA, take the walk to Spokane, take the train to Sandpoint Amtrak, then take the taxi to Schweitzer Mountain. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Schweitzer Mountain.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Kelowna to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $330
Flights from Kelowna to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $330
Flights from Kelowna to Cranbrook via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $330
Flights from Kelowna to Spokane via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Kelowna to Spokane via Calgary, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Kelowna to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Kelowna to Trail via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Kelowna to Trail via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kelowna to Spokane via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Kelowna to Spokane via Calgary, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kelowna to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kelowna to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Kelowna to Spokane via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kelowna to Spokane via Vancouver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane to Sandpoint Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Silver City Stagelines LTD
Email
info@fritztravels.com
Website
fritztravels.com
Bus from Kelowna, BC to Midway, BC
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
Book at
book.fritztravels.com
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $27
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$9 - $14
Adult
$18 - $27
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Kettle Falls to Spokane Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
gold-line.us

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