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There are 4 ways to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way to Downtown Exchange Bay E 90 / ...

$2 - $35

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Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon 40 km

$100 - $130

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon 40 km

$4 - $6

Shuttle  •  39 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kelowna International Airport to Prestige Vernon Lodge Kelowna / ...

$70

Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon by bus

The bus journey time between Kelowna Airport (YLW) and Vernon is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 44 km. The fastest bus normally takes 30 min. Operated by BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System and EBus Canada, the Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon bus service departs from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way and arrives in Downtown Exchange Bay E. Typically 48 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon bus schedules

Kelowna Airport (YLW) → Vernon
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The cheapest way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way and arriving at Downtown Exchange Bay E. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Kelowna Airport (YLW) and Vernon is 36 km. The road distance is 40 km.

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The best way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon without a car is to bus which takes 45 min and costs $2 - $35.

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The bus from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way to Downtown Exchange Bay E takes 45 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon bus services, operated by BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System, depart from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way station.

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Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon bus services, operated by BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System, arrive at Downtown Exchange Bay E station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon is 40 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon.

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  • Distance: 35.9 km
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Kelowna Airport (YLW), Canada and Vernon, BC, Canada?

BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System operates a bus from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way to Downtown Exchange Bay E every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 45 min. EBus Canada also services this route 4 times a week.

Bus operators
BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System
Phone
+1 250-545-7221
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way to Downtown Exchange Bay E
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Kelowna Airport to Vernon, BC
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Cheers Okanagan Tours
Phone
1-250-717-8452
Email
info@cheersokanagantours.com
Website
cheersokanagantours.com
Shuttle from Kelowna International Airport to Prestige Vernon Lodge
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
cheersokanagantours.com
Revelstoke Shuttle
Phone
1 888-569-1969
Email
info@everythingrevelstoke.com
Website
everythingrevelstoke.com
Shuttle from Kelowna International Airport to Vernon, BC - Prestige Vernon Lodge
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
everythingrevelstoke.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Vernon
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Kelowna Cabs
Phone
+1 250 762 2222
Website
kelownacabs.ca
Current Taxi
Phone
+1 250 864 8294
Website
currenttaxi.ca
Checkmate Cabs
Phone
+1 250 861 1111
Website
checkmatecabs.com
Apple Cabs
Phone
+1 250 451 9560
Website
applecabs.yolasite.com
WestCabs
Phone
+1 778 754 8888
Website
westcabs.ca

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