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.

Recommended option

Fly to Kelowna  •  2 h 43 min

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

$70 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

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

$27 - $62

3 alternative options

Fly to Penticton, bus  •  4 h 42 min

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

$120 - $408

Bus via West Kelowna, BC  •  6 h 24 min

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

$28 - $66

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Kelowna 244.2 miles

$30 - $50

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

Flair Airlines, WestJet and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Kelowna hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Vancouver to Kelowna twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $65 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
55 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
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, BC to West Kelowna
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$9 - $14
Online Fare
$9 - $22
Standard Fare
$17 - $24
Refundable
$20 - $29
Bus from Vancouver, BC to West Kelowna
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Vancouver, BC to West Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Kelowna is 270 km. The road distance is 391 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Kelowna is to fly which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $90 - $370.

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Kelowna. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Queensway Exchange Bay B via Westbank Exchange Bay A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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