In Kelowna airport transportation from the airport to your hotel or other accommodations in the Okanagan offers a number of options including the local taxi service, limousine service and airport shuttle services.
In addition to providing airport transfers, you can also get transportation by shuttle to the ski resorts, Big White or Silver Star, local golf courses or other destinations in the Okanagan, including Penticton and Vernon.
There are always Kelowna airport taxi cabs ready and waiting at the airport entrance, so you rarely have to wait for these. It's nice because you just pick up your luggage in the terminal, step out the front door, and you're ready to go.
Approximate driving time to downtown Kelowna from Kelowna airport is about 20 minutes and the distance is about 24 km (15 miles). If you're wondering about the cost, we've done some research and created a list of approximate taxi cab rates to a few destinations in Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley.
It's comforting to know that all BC taxi rates are regulated by the Passenger Transportation Board of British Columbia. When traveling with any local taxi service, provincial PTB regulations require that the fee for all trips be determined by the taxi meter.
These taxi fares are estimates only, based on average traffic flow and distance. Fares may also vary according to the time of day and traffic congestion, or just an overall increase in rates. But this gives you a good estimate.
Other transportation available for Kelowna airport includes shuttles and/or limousine services, to and from your hotel, or wherever you are staying. The benefit of shuttles is mostly the cost. Since you're 'sharing' the ride, your cost is shared.
You can also use a shuttle service to get Kelowna airport transportation to the local ski resorts.
These are some of the shuttle services available...
Kelowna Regional Transit system is also available to help you get to and from the airport. But you have to walk from the airport entrance to the bus stop. It's not that far. But if you have heavy luggage or a lot of it, it's not the best choice.
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