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

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Fly to Kelowna  •  2h 45m

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

$73 - $294

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Bus EBus Canada  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport Vancouver

$41 - $52

3 alternative options

Fly to Penticton, taxi  •  3h 21m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Penticton (YYF) YVR - YYF
  2. Take a taxi from Penticton to Kelowna

$208 - $514

Bus BC Connector - Wilson's Group  •  5h 45m

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

$40 - $60

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Kelowna 244.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna is to fly which costs $95 - $390 and takes 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station station and arriving at Kelowna, BC. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Kelowna is 270 km. The road distance is 390.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Vancouver to Kelowna, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Kelowna bus services, operated by BC Connector - Wilson's Group, arrive at Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna is to fly which takes 2h 45m and costs $95 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Kelowna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Kelowna.
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  • Distance: 168.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

Air North, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Vancouver to Kelowna hourly. Alternatively, BC Connector - Wilson's Group operates a bus from Vancouver to Kelowna once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Vancouver to Penticton
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Bus operators
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
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
bcconnector.ca
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
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Penticton to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Kelowna is 391 km. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Vancouver to Kelowna.

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Air North, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Kelowna. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25m and costs $3 - $5.

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