There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Kelowna by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Kelowna  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kelowna (YLW) YVR - YLW

$70 - $290

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Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to West Kelowna 5014 / ...

$27 - $61

3 alternative options

Fly to Penticton, bus  •  4 h 43 min

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

$120 - $408

Bus via West Kelowna, BC  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to West Kelowna, BC 5010 / ...

$28 - $64

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Kelowna 244.1 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Kelowna. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Hwy 97 at Richter via Westbank Exchange Bay A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Kelowna is 271 km. The road distance is 390.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Vancouver to Kelowna, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Kelowna bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna is to fly which takes 2 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Kelowna Airport is the direct flight which takes 43 min.

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Vancouver to Kelowna bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at West Kelowna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Kelowna is 390 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Vancouver to Kelowna.

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Flair Airlines, Air North, Sunwing Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Kelowna.
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  • Distance: 169.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Kelowna, BC, Canada?

Flair Airlines, Air North and four other airlines fly from Vancouver to Kelowna hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Vancouver to Kelowna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Vancouver to Penticton
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 - $13
Online Fare
$9 - $22
Standard Fare
$16 - $24
Refundable
$19 - $28
Bus from Vancouver, BC to West Kelowna
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Vancouver, BC to West Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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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 Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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