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.

Big White Shuttle (seasonal)

Four Points Hotel Shuttle
Provides shuttle service from the Four Points Hotel to the YLW Terminal.
250-807-2000 or 1-855-900-5505

Kelowna Concierge
Pick up and drop off throughout Kelowna.

Kelowna Shuttle
Licensed to pick up and drop off in West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country and Vernon.
250-762-2222 or 1-800-375-9848

Mojo Tours (seasonal)

Monashee Powder Snowcats (seasonal)

Taxi and limousine services

Wheelchair-accessible vehicles and taxis are available at the front curb at YLW. 

Accessible taxi and limousine service

Taxi and limousine service with wheelchair accessibility are available at YLW. Please ensure you give your rental company advanced notice to ensure availability.

Car rentals

Need a car? Car rental facilities are conveniently located in  the Terminal at YLW. The rental car pick-up and drop-off location is at the south end of the short-term parking lot.

Car Rental Agencies

Accessible car rentals

Car rentals with wheelchair accessibility are available at YLW. Please ensure you give your rental company advanced notice to ensure availability.

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, West Kelowna, 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