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Transportation

Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is located in the heart of the Central Okanagan - just 15 km from Kelowna's city centre.

For ease, convenience and door-to-door service, use alternative transportation to the airport, such as YLW's licensed shuttle services, taxis, limousines or rental cars.

Shuttle services

Licensed Airport Shuttle Bus Services are located outside the south terminal building entrance near pre-board screening. Just follow the  bus signs. For schedules, bookings and group rates, contact the shuttle companies directly.

Kelowna Concierge Airport Shuttle
Licensed to pick up and drop off in Kelowna.
250-863-4213

Let's Go Transportation
Licensed to pick up and drop off throughout the Okanagan.
778-821-0101

Vernon / Kelowna / West Kelowna Airport Shuttle
Licensed to pick up and drop off between Revelstoke and Summerland (including Big White and Silver Star)
250-762-2222 or 1-800-375-9848

Four Points by Sheraton
250-807-2000 or 1-855-900-5505

Elite Mile 
Licensed to pick up and drop off between YLW, Sparkling Hill Resort and Predator Ridge Resort.
250-869-7031

Taxi and limousine services

Apple Cabs
250-451-9560

Checkmate Cabs
250-861-1111

Current Taxi
250-864-8294

Kelowna Cabs 
250-762-2222

Lake Country Taxi
250-766-4440

Star Taxi
250-807-1111

West Cabs
778-754-8888

A-1 Limousine
250-870-6767

Okanagan Limousine
250-717-5466
1-866-336-3133

Sun Valley Limousine Ltd.
250-863-8882

accessible Wheelchair accessible transportation is available, advance bookings are recommended.

Car rentals

Need a car? Use one of four on-site and approved car rental agencies at YLW, located in the main terminal building near arrivals.

Car rental pick-up and drop-off

The rental car pick-up and drop-off location is at the south end of the short-term lot.

Car Rental Agencies

avis250-491-9500     avis.com               Mon - Sun: 6:30 am - midnight
 


250-491-7368   bcbudget.com       Mon - Sun: 6:30 am - 12:30 am 
 

250-491-9611  enterprise.com      Mon - Sun: 7 am - 11 pm 
 

250-491-0165  hertz.ca     Mon - Fri: 9 am - 9 pm, Sat - Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

 

  Accessible transportation, such as hand-controls, are available from these agencies.
Advanced booking is required.

Public transit

Save money and help the environment by riding the bus to and from YLW. Visit Kelowna Regional Transit for the most current routes, pickup times and fares.

The bus stop is located along Airport Way, near the end of the car rental lot. There are also bus stops on Airport Way west of Highway 97 by the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. Please consult the transit schedule for pickup locations and times.

The #23 Lake Country serves the airport directly Monday through Friday between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. with limited service on Saturdays (board on Airport Way by the Sheraton Hotel evenings and weekends).  

If you're travelling into Kelowna or West Kelowna, transfer onto the #97 Okanagan Rapidbus at UBCO. For service to Rutland, board the #8 University and for service into Glenmore, board the #6 Glenmore bus. 

Ebus

Travelling a longer distance? 

Ebus provides bus transportation within the Okanagan (Kamloops, Vernon, Merritt) and to the Lower Mainland. A stop is conveniently located at YLW in the Terminal, across from White Spot (before security screening).

Advanced bookings are recommended. For schedules, rates and to book your trip, visit the Ebus website