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.

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

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.

Taxi and limousine services

Apple Cabs

Checkmate Cabs

Current Taxi

Kelowna Cabs 

Lake Country Taxi

Star Taxi

West Cabs

A-1 Limousine

Okanagan Limousine

Sun Valley Limousine Ltd.

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               Mon - Sun: 6:30 am - midnight

250-491-7368       Mon - Sun: 6:30 am - 12:30 am 

250-491-9611      Mon - Sun: 7 am - 11 pm 

250-491-0165     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. 


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