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There are 7 ways to get from Portland to Kelowna by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly Portland to Kelowna  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kelowna (YLW) PDX - YLW

$152 - $602

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Bus Boltbus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC Portland-Vancouver
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna, BC Vancouver

$64 - $106

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Fly Portland to Penticton, taxi  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Penticton (YYF) PDX - YYF
  2. Take a taxi from Penticton to Kelowna

$272 - $1,842

Train to Seattle, fly to Kelowna  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kelowna (YLW) SEA - YLW

$173 - $403

Train, bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna, BC Vancouver

$97 - $206

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport Vancouver

$75 - $139

Drive  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Kelowna 487.3 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Kelowna is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Kelowna is to fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Kelowna. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Kelowna, BC via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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The distance between Portland and Kelowna is 338 miles. The road distance is 487.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kelowna without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 15 min and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Portland to Kelowna, including transfers.

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Portland to Kelowna bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Portland, OR station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Kelowna is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $150 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 14 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Kelowna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Portland to Kelowna bus services, operated by BC Connector - Wilson's Group, arrive at Kelowna, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Kelowna.
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  • Distance: 337.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Kelowna, BC, Canada?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and three other airlines fly from Portland to Kelowna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Kelowna via Vancouver, BC and Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station in around 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Penticton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Portland to Kelowna via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
bcconnector.ca
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Penticton to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Kelowna is 487 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to drive from Portland to Kelowna.

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WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Air Canada offer flights from Portland Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 144+ hotels available in Kelowna. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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