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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.

Let's Go Transportation Airport Shuttle
Licensed to pick up and drop off throughout Kelowna, Vernon and South Okanagan
778-821-0101 or 1-844-877-0101

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 (0982490 B.C. Ltd. dba)
Licensed to pick up and drop off between YLW, Sparkling Hill Resort and Predator Ridge Resort

Taxi and limousine services

Apple Cabs

Checkmate Cabs
250 861-1111

Kelowna Cabs 

Lake Country Taxi
250 766-4440

Star Taxi
250 807-1111

A-1 Limousine

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     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 

250 491-8939  www.hertz.ca     Mon - Fri 9:00am - 9:00pm, Sat - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm


  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