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Kelowna International YLW Airport Shuttle

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Kelowna Airport Shuttle Service
Arriving passengers at Kelowna International will find a variety of transport options. The following shuttle services are highly rated for visitors flying into the region, and recommended, efficiency and customer service. Carmel, and GO Airport Shuttle are excellent providers.

Shared Ride Van
Have a good time on a shared ride van throughout the city of Kelowna, driving by some of the most popular sights, including family friendly places such as the Myra Canyon Park, where you can see nature and railroad history. Get where you need to be by booking a shared ride van from area ground transportation companies, looking forward to world-renowned hotels and resorts with ease, from the Okanagan Lake views at Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand downtown to the incredible mountaintop location of MYRA Canyon Ranch on the southern outskirts.

Private Van
Private vans are available upon request for pickup and drop off. Use private vans for trips at your convenience, taking off to places in Kelowna like Lake Okanagan, or Knox Mountain Park. Families looking to take care of up to a dozen passengers with glee should get a private van from local shuttle providers, getting the perfect backdrop for knowing the region through foggy forests of Knox Mountain Park as well as the expansive exhibits at Okanagan Heritage Museum.

Private Sedan
Move throughout the town with your traveling companion in a private sedan. Spend some time at the Okanagan Villa Estate Winery and Vineyard, getting the chance to taste wine and explore the process of making it. Reserve a private sedan from area companies to get an intimate ride across the many mountainous hideaways Kelowna is known for, from the scenic ambiance of Christie Falls to the many wineries that offer surreal lookouts.

Local Personal Drivers
Local Personal Drivers are always around to take you all around their home. They have insider knowledge into the best sights in town, such as the Kasugai Japanese Garden exhibit, or the Okanagan Spirits Distillery. Get to know the area from a perspective you can trust, something easy to come by with a local personal driver. Get all questions answered as you explore new terrain, finding the coolest crafts at central markets as well as cozy lakeside cafés and restaurants perfect for making the day feel long.

Private SUV
Book a Private SUV to ride along with your traveling group to sights like Waterfront Park for a day of outdoor activities such as hiking, or check out Shuswap Lake, where you can see houseboats dotted along the way. Need a ride that can handle up to six passengers? Reserve a private SUV from local companies to stay ahead of the curve, getting to awesome treetop obstacle courses at Myra Canyon Adventure Park or exploring the indoor trampolines inside the Energyplex Family Recreation Centre.

Taxi Cab
Get a taxicab from the airport and drive down to your hotel, or use it find your way around Kelowna. On your way, see potential adventures such as Gyro Beach or the Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Reserve a taxi to get through the region commitment-free, arriving to convention centers and hotels on-time and at the front door, or find total convenience in 24-hour rides to wherever, whether it’s toward the airport in the early morning or The Grateful Fed Pub & Restaurant for a late-night meal.

Stretched Limousine
Rent a stretched limo for you and your friends for a couple of hours. Enjoy sights such as the Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm or McMillan Farms for some great historical landmarks. A city especially known for its fine dining and resort wineries, Kelowna’s elegant side is easy to discover, even easier with a stretched limousine from area providers by your side. Look forward to upscale eats at the famous Waterfront Wines Restaurant, afterward considering cozy performances showcased at the beloved Kelowna Community Theatre, all while enjoying the sounds of the mountains

Chartered Bus
Got a group along with you? Take a bus tour around Kelowna, stopping off wherever you choose to get out, take pictures, go shopping, or find some good places to eat. Take care of over a dozen passengers with a chartered bus by your side, finding the most rewarding open-air locales, from the iconic views and beach access at Waterfront Park to the calming Japanese-inspired paths and landscaping at Kasugai Gardens, both of which provide an idyllic afternoon you’ll remember for a lifetime.

Kelowna International Airport (YLW)
A small facility located just north of the lakeside town of Kelowna, Kelowna International Airport provides easy access to the region’s gorgeous mountains, low-lying valleys, and pine forested lakes. See every corner of the acclaimed nature by booking the right rid, whether you’re headed on a summer hike or planning a winter ski trip.

Choose between the simplicity of sedans to get you there on your own schedule, or kick back with the convenience of a taxi for drop-offs when you need them, all while looking forward to Okanagan Valley favorable unknowns.

YLW Transportation
On-site transportation at YLW Airport includes bus routes offered by Kelowna Regional (Route 23), which offers trips to the surrounding Kelowna area, and Vernon Regional (Route 90), which provides long-distance trips to the northern city of Vernon. For speedy trips to the heart of downtown Kelowna, take advantage of the 97X Kelowna Rapid Bus, a popular route that bullets down Highway 97 with select stops. And for something more personalized, remember you can always go with a shuttle instead, booking through area shuttle or taxi companies for easy pick-ups and custom drop-offs.

YLW Airport Terminals
A single-terminal airport with a wide variety of restaurants, shops, and services, YLW Airport makes getting around extra easy with only one floor designed as a modern hallway.
- Level 1: arrivals, departures, check-in, security, baggage claim, luggage carts, shops, restaurants, car rental services, ground transportation, business center, kids zone, and artwork.
- Level 2: Skyway Café, landing strip lounge, and offices.

Kelowna Airport Shuttles
Kelowna shuttle to the airport
Kelowna International Airport is among Canada’s top ten airports, and it is located just 11.5 miles from Kelowna. The airport serves both the Kelowna and Okanagan areas of British Columbia, and just 77 miles from the U.S., Canada border. The airport code is (YLW).

There are various shuttle companies offer a range of sedans, limousines and luxury vans to different destinations in and around the Kelowna area. Their vehicles are modern and are air-conditioned. Most drivers are bilingual, and with that eliminating language barriers. Taxis are also available just outside the baggage claim area as well rental vehicles from the rental counter.

Kelowna International Airport Shuttles
With over 20 minutes of driving from Kelowna International to downtown, making the long drive on Highway 97 can be a lot easier with the help of a shuttle. Reserve through either local sedan or private SUV companies to enjoy views of snow-capped mountains as well as custom drop-offs to any part of town.

Find that part of town by knowing what to explore before making arrangements, choosing between the uptown fun in the Cultural District, home to museums and easy access to Stuart Park, while the quieter North End offers quaint beach access as well as the local flavors from Sandhill Wines. Stay close to a variety of urban park by staying in the South Central neighborhood instead, enjoying the canal’s flow at Millbridge Park, historic homes in Guisachan Heritage Park, plus easy access to the William R. Bennett Bridge, which leads to the West Side across Okanagan Lake.

Reserving a shuttle is only half the battle, while keeping up with your bookings is where true travel skills come in. Stay organized by printing out your confirmation email, also considering the helpfulness of a travel journal to keep any extra bookings in one safe place, whether it’s special reservations to one of the many wineries across town or a sightseeing scheduled with Heart & Soul Tours. Be sure to also keep important personal documents backed up on a flash drive, including passports, driver’s licenses, and social security cards.

About Kelowna International Airport
With over 9 miles (15 km) separating the city from Kelowna International Airport, finding your way across rough terrain can be difficult if you’re new to the area. Make getting to your hotel a speedy experience by booking somewhere close, choosing between the upscale ambiance of Four Points by Sheraton across the street or the professional amenities provided by Borgata Lodge, located next-door to The Okanagan Golf Club. Simpler choices include UBC Conferences and Accommodation, especially helpful for those visiting the UBC Campus, as well as Holiday Park Resort, located just north of Ellison Lake.

Kick back and relax when you arrive to Kelowna International, grabbing a bite from select eateries that include the full-service WhiteSpot Restaurant and Lounge as well as the casual café vibes at Tim Hortons, both of which offer 2 locations (before and after security). Shopping opportunities include reads at Skyway News, specialty gifts courtesy of Okanagan Gifts, local wine courtesy of Okanagan Estate Wine Cellar, and a Best Buy vending machine. Those who need to get work done should take advantage of the Grant Thornton Business Centre, or enjoy the quiet upper level, which offers a small lounge with airstrip views.

If you’re staying close to the airport, or the nearby UBC Campus, look forward to the many landmarks and attractions in north Kelowna. Start with gorgeous graces with nature, moving from the towering trees at Stephens Coyote Ridge Regional Park to the awe-inspiring boardwalks at Lochview Trail. For hidden beach access, drive down Dewdney Road near McKinley Landing, exploring at least 8 roadside parks looking out at the water, with the underrated McKinley Mountain Park just north of all the pit stops. Business travelers also have a variety of green to golf on, from Shadow Ridge Golf Club just south of the airport to The Okanagan Golf Club on the west side.

Kelowna Destinations
A mountain city known for its wineries and ski resorts, Kelowna is a low-key city of British Columbia that showcases the classic beauty of Okanagan Lake. Head to the long stretch of water formed by the Okanagan Valley, enjoying an afternoon of watching boats sail away and distant mountains glimmer in the sunlight. The most popular areas along the lake are Knox Mountain Park, home to quiet boardwalks and live elk, Bear Creek Provincial Park, which provides cliff-side trails and playgrounds, and Waterfront Park, a downtown oasis known for its windy promenades and public beaches filled with strange pyramids. Another great place to feel healed by the tranquility of nature is Kasugai Gardens, home to Japanese-style ponds, pavilions, and waterfalls.

A busy university town in addition to all the stoic beauty, you’ll have plenty of downtown trends to explore, from the stylish eats that compliment the vines at Quails’ Gate Winery to the Cultural District Kelowna Art Gallery. Also located in the Cultural District is the Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum, which showcases the local history of wine and honey production, while the Okanagan Military Museum provides an inside look at vintage weapons, uniforms, and memorabilia.

Families looking for some fun should cool off at the indoor water slides and wave pools of H20 Adventure instead, or warm up at the Big White Ski Resort, especially known for its stunning sunsets across pearly treetops. Don’t end the trip without trying the flavors at BNA Brewing Co. & Eatery, by far Kelowna’s most visited restaurant due to its New American dishes and wine tastings – for something more filling, head to The Fixx Café instead, home to an open kitchen and unique pasta dishes.

Lounges at Kelowna Airport
There are no known VIP lounges in Kelowna Airport, though the Grant Thornton Business Centre offers free Wi-Fi and workstations in the departures area. The airport also offers a rentable boardroom, fully equipped with conference facilities and catering by Skyway Gourmet.

About Kelowna Airport
YLW plays a crucial part in the economic prosperity and development of the Okanagan Valley. The airport generates $140 million in wages and over $600 million in economic output in British Columbia. it handles approximately 1.4 million passengers annually with 62 daily flights on carriers like Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, WestJet, Northwestern Air and Central Mountain Air, to destinations which include; Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Victoria, Seattle and Red Deer as well connections to different global destinations. Seasonal flights are also available to Phoenix, Las Vegas, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun and Los Cabos. YLW is your link to the world.

The recently refurbished terminal is open 24/7 as well as amenities which include a mezzanine floor with an observation deck. Among other features, the airport has a meeting room coupled with a TV, VCR and projector. Quick bites and drinks are available from the restaurants and an ATM machine that dispenses both American and Canadian dollars. Free Internet access and a variety of transportation options are also available from just outside the arrival hall. Parking at YLW includes short-term and long-term options, all adjacent to the arrival Halls of both terminals.

Hotels near YLW
There are no onsite hotel at Kelowna International Airport, but travelers will find a variety of highly rated hotels located within short distance from the airport. Most provide complimentary shuttle services to and from the airport, but you’ll need to make advance reservations. You can choose your choice of accommodation based on reviews, star ratings and budget.

Four Points Sheraton Airport Hotel is a highly rated upscale hotel located just 0.6 miles from the airport. It is a smoke-free, full service hotel. Among other things, there’s Wi-Fi in each room as well as various dining and breakfast options. Pets are also allowed.

Super 8 Hotel Winfield is an average mid-scale hotel located 5 miles from the airport. Free breakfast is provided as well as free Internet in all rooms. Parking is available 24/7 and rooms are spacious and modern. The hotel is smoke-free and no pets are allowed.

YLW Contact Information
Kelowna International Airport
5533 Airport Way, Kelowna
BC V1V 1S1, Canada
Airport Code: YLW