City of Vernon aerial view of Highway 97

Getting Here

Vernon is an outdoor enthusiast and agricultural hub centrally located in the Okanagan Valley in B.C. Our beautiful city is conveniently reached via car, bus, or plane ride. For those travelling by air, the Kelowna International Airport lies just 30 minutes south. For those travelling by car, Vernon sits at the intersection of Highways 97 and Highway 6. Highway 1 is just 45 minutes north. We are 441 km from Vancouver, BC, 556 km from Calgary, AB, and 184 km from the US/Canada border. 

By plane

The Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is 30 minutes south of Vernon and provides national and international flights daily. Several airlines fly in and out of the Kelowna International Airport, which serves all the communities within the Okanagan Valley.

By Bus

eBus provides routes from Vancouver, Kamloops and Kelowna, dropping off in downtown Vernon at the Esso station located at 3400 - 32 Street.

Airport transfers to Vernon

Cheers! Okanagan Tours and Transportation delivers private and public door-to-door Airport Shuttle services between the Kelowna International Airport (YLW) and Vernon, including the surrounding area and Silver Star.

Elite Mile offers pick up and drop off between Kelowna International Airport (YLW), Sparkling Hill Resort, and Predator Ridge Resort (it does not go into the City of Vernon). 

Kelowna Concierge provides daily scheduled shuttle services from the Kelowna International Airport (YLW) to and from Silver Star. 

Vernon Tour and Shuttle offers airport shuttle service to and from Kelowna International Airport and Vernon and the communities of the North Okanagan.