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.
Licensed Airport Shuttle Bus Services are located outside the south terminal building entrance near pre-board screening. Just follow the signs. For schedules, bookings and group rates, contact the shuttle companies directly.
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 (0982490 B.C. Ltd. dba)
Licensed to pick up and drop off between YLW, Sparkling Hill Resort and Predator Ridge Resort
Lake Country Taxi
1 866 336-3133
Sun Valley Limousine Ltd.
Wheelchair accessible transportation is available, advance bookings are recommended.
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
250 491-9500 www.avis.com Mon - Sun 6:30am - Midnight
250 491-7368 www.bcbudget.com Mon - Sun 6:30am - 12:30am
250 491-9611 www.enterprise.com Mon - Sun 7:00am - 11:00pm
250 765-2800 www.nationalcar.com Mon - Fri 6:00am - 10:30pm, Sat - Sun 6:30am - 10:30pm
250 491-8939 www.hertz.ca Mon - Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm, Sat - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm (Located off-site: A shuttle service to/from the airport is available)
Accessible transportation, such as hand-controls, are available from these agencies.
Advanced booking is required.
Save money and help the environment by riding the bus to and from YLW! Visit the Kelowna Regional Transit's homepage 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, by the railway tracks. There are also bus stops on highway 97 near the junction of Airport Way and the highway. Please consult the transit schedule for pickup locations and times.
The #23 Lake Country bus is the only bus that comes to the airport. This bus offers 15 minute peak service and only serves the airport during weekdays and not after 6:30 p.m.
If you would like to head into Kelowna or West Kelowna, you will need to transfer onto either #8 University or #97 Rapidbus at UBCO.
Transit route planner
Save money on gas, parking or cab fare. Use Google maps to plan your transit trip to the airport.
Your Guide to Using Kelowna Regional Transit SmartTRANSIT