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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Kelowna  •  2 h 43 min

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

$70 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

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

$25 - $65

3 alternative options

Fly to Penticton, bus  •  4 h 52 min

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

$120 - $408

Bus via Boucherie Mountain Exchange Bay A  •  6 h 12 min

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

$28 - $65

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Kelowna 244.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna is to fly which costs $90 - $380 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Vancouver to Kelowna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Kelowna, BC. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Kelowna.
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  • Distance: 168.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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

Flair Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Vancouver to Kelowna hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Vancouver to Kelowna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Vancouver to Penticton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
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 Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
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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