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There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Kelowna by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna, BC Vancouver

$90 - $130

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Bus via Kelowna Airport  •  13h 44m

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

$82 - $116

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Train, bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna, BC Vancouver

$93 - $135

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Kelowna 313.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Seattle  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kelowna (YLW) SEA - YLW

$174 - $405

Train to Vancouver, fly  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kelowna (YLW) YVR - YLW

$139 - $446

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Kelowna is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Kelowna is to fly which costs $130 - $310 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to Kelowna. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Kelowna, BC via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 15m.

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The distance between Washington and Kelowna is 183 miles. The road distance is 313.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Kelowna without a car is to bus which takes 10h 15m and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 10h 15m to get from Washington to Kelowna, including transfers.

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Washington to Kelowna bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Kelowna is to bus which takes 10h 15m and costs $65 - $100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $130 - $310 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Kelowna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Washington 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 Washington to Kelowna.
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  • Distance: 183.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station in around 10h 15m. Alternatively, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Renton to Kelowna 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
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 Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$65 - $100
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.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
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $80
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
$45 - $65
Schedules at
myebus.ca

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Kelowna is 314 miles. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Washington to Kelowna.

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

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There are 201+ hotels available in Kelowna. Prices start at $150 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Seattle Airport is to line 560 bus which takes 18m and costs $2 - $4.

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