Cheap Flights To Kelowna (YLW)

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Cheap Flights to Kelowna from $10 One Way, $36 Round Trip

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Kelowna Flight Information

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Your Visit to Kelowna

The scenic lakeside city of Kelowna, British Columbia, offers opportunities for waterfront and beach recreation. It is also home to artisanal dairy and honey farms, and it combines an unspoiled, rural flavor with the attractions of a city. offers low-cost flights to Kelowna, as well as sales on hotel accommodations.

Kelowna International Airport

After your flight lands at Kelowna International Airport, you can rent a car to drive the 9 miles to central Kelowna. Four car rental companies, four taxi companies and one limousine company provide service at the airport. A taxi ride to downtown Kelowna costs about $36 CAD. Private shuttle buses and several public bus routes also stop at the airport. Shuttle prices depend upon the distance traveled, and bus fare is $2.25 CAD.

Experiencing Kelowna

Lake Okanagan is said to be the home of Ogopogo, a legendary monster similar to the one that allegedly inhabits Loch Ness. Nevertheless, the lake is a great place for swimming, boating, parasailing and lakeside strolls. Vineyards offer tasting tours and a chance to buy exceptional local wines; two vineyards worth a visit are Quails' Gate Winery and St. Hubertus and Oak Bay Estate Winery. Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm is one of the many small farms that make Kelowna famous for high-quality and often unusual produce, and Gatzke's Farm Market in nearby Oyama is worth a visit if you're interested in picking up some local gourmet jams and preserves.

The weather in Kelowna varies from lows of about 17 degrees Fahrenheit in January, when highs reach only about 31 degrees Fahrenheit, to highs of 81 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit and lows of about 50 degrees Fahrenheit in July and August. Nearly 15 inches of snow fall in Kelowna in December, and January is also a snowy month, so bring winter sports gear and snow boots if you visit during those months. Even in the warmer months, nighttime can be chilly, so bring a jacket to wear for lakeside walks at sunset.

Enjoy More of Kelowna

You can explore more of Kelowna's picturesque surroundings and bring back more local wine, jams and preserves if you choose to save time and money with Use Orbitz's online reservation system to choose among low-cost flights to Kelowna, as well as find sales on hotels, rental cars and other travel needs.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Kelowna?
Before you book your ticket, visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page contains all the facts about current travel advice, quarantine regulations and other essential info for your flight to Kelowna.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Visit our convenient Customer Service Portal for info regarding COVID-19 and flight alterations. It’s also worth reading through your carrier’s terms and conditions for a better idea of what to expect.
Which airlines fly to Kelowna?
Booking a flight to Kelowna is easy — simply choose from 20 airlines that service Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW). When you’ve arranged your itinerary and packed your belongings, these reputable domestic carriers will be ready to welcome you on board:

  • WestJet - 274 flights to Kelowna per month
  • Air Canada - 174 flights to Kelowna per month
  • Swoop - 24 flights to Kelowna per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Kelowna?
Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW). It’s the city’s main terminal and is located approximately 7 miles northeast of the downtown area. You’ll be dropping off your belongings and discovering the best of Kelowna not long after flying in.
How much is a flight to Kelowna?
If you’re looking at a round-trip flight, airfares ranged between $36 and $237 this past week. The lowest one-way ticket prices were $10, originating from Vancouver (YVR).
How to book the cheapest flight to Kelowna?
Scoring cheap flights to Kelowna is as simple as booking your ticket with Orbitz. But if you’d like to make sure you’re getting the best flight deals around, here are some tips your budget will love:

  • Depending on your place of departure, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). Oftentimes, alternative departure points offer better value for money.
  • If you’re flexible with your itinerary, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. It’ll show the flight deals for the days around your chosen departure. Ticket prices often vary depending on the day of the week.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to refine your search results. You can choose your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Book your fare as soon as you’ve figured out your travel dates. While it does happen on occasion, tickets rarely get cheaper as your departure date gets closer.
  • Make even more savings on your trip by bundling your flights, hotels and car rentals into an Orbitz package deal. Your credit card will thank you for it.
  • Flying during the busy season means pricey airfares. Try to vacation outside of popular dates, such as Easter, Thanksgiving and school breaks.

How long is a flight to Kelowna?
Your flight to Kelowna could be an hour or more, depending on where you’re departing from. We’ve rounded up a list of three of the busiest domestic routes and flight durations to give you an idea of what to expect:

  • Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) to Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW) - 56 minutes
  • Calgary, AB (YYC-Calgary Intl.) to Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW) - 1 hour and 7 minutes
  • Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.) to Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW) - 1 hour and 19 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Kelowna?
If possible, purchase your tickets to Kelowna in January. This is the best month to score low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a bit of organizing, you’re bound to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Kelowna?
Make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Generally, these are the cheapest days to purchase airfares to Kelowna. The vacation of your dreams starts with a fantastic flight deal!
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Kelowna?
Everyone loves a good deal, so we suggest leaving earlier in the week for cheap flights to Kelowna. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can get the best prices on flights taking off on Mondays. Tuesdays are the next most affordable day, while Saturdays are likely to cost an arm and a leg. Many people like to start their trip at the weekend, so leave those Saturdays for catching up with friends.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Kelowna?
If you have some wiggle room with your travel plans, consider jetting off during August. Orbitz data has found that this is generally the best month to fly out if you’re after cheap flights to Kelowna. As you would imagine, airfares rise in June and flights sell out quickly.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Orbitz makes it a snap to find carriers offering fare flexibility. Simply select “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your Kelowna flights and bingo! You’ll see options that include free cancellation, no change fees and of course, the best price.
What do I need for the flight to Kelowna?
From onboard entertainment to travel basics like hand sanitizer, there are a few things a frequent flyer always takes with them. To make sure you’re organized for your adventure, have a read through this handy list:

  • Make sure you’ve got your travel documents and some identification. For overseas trips, you’ll need your passport. When you book your seats, always use the exact details written on your current ID.
  • A well-packed carry-on bag is the key to flying in comfort. Given this journey to Kelowna is no short hop, take a few snacks and things to keep you busy. Something to read will help pass the time.
  • Both air conditioning and high altitudes make for a cool environment. No matter what the season is, pack a sweater to keep warm during your flight.

How many direct flights are there to Kelowna?
You can reserve a seat on one of 91 flights that travel directly to Kelowna every month. WestJet, Air Canada and Flair Airlines are just a couple of the airlines that will get you there comfortably in one go. Swoop, Pacific Coastal Airlines and Air North are a few other carriers that fly nonstop.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Kelowna?
If you think a business or first-class fare is out of your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some terrific tips to help you find a premium flight to Kelowna for a whole lot less:

  • Flexibility is essential. By being open to a range of travel dates, you’ll have better odds of spotting a sale on business or first-class airfares.
  • Find a low-cost airline that has business-class seats. They often come with extra legroom and a glass of Champagne — but at a more affordable price.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you offer a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You can also try upgrading with points earned through a loyalty scheme.

How to get into Kelowna from the airport?
Leave arrivals, slide into the driver’s seat of a Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW) car rental and whiz to downtown Kelowna. Enterprise has an on-site outlet where you can get an awesome ride right at Kelowna Intl. Airport (YLW). You’ll find the lively center of Kelowna around 7 miles away to the southwest. Don’t want the headache of trying to find a park downtown? Then taxi into the city and enjoy the first few days soaking up the Kelowna atmosphere on foot instead. Afterward, you can still see more of the region by renting a car directly from the center of the city with one of our Kelowna car rentals. The best of both worlds!
What is the best time to go to Kelowna?
You’ll have all the fun you can handle no matter what time of year you choose to visit Kelowna, but are the most popular months. Like to fill your itinerary with stacks of warm-weather activities? Plan your getaway around June 20. This is when summer starts in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to drift between 50undefined and 70undefined at this time of year.

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