Richmond Vancouver to Kelowna

If you are looking to fly from Vancouver International to Kelowna Airport you will find there are 24 airliners who offer this route. These include Keewatin Air, Air North, KLM, Xiamen Airlines, Air France, Philippine Airlines, Lufthansa, Korean Air, Japan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, All Nippon Airways, LAN Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Air China, Qantas, Aeromexico, Air New Zealand, Delta Air Lines, WestJet Encore, WestJet, Jazz Air and Air Canada. The official airport code for Vancouver International is YVR and for Kelowna Airport it is YLW.

The exact cost of the flight we vary quite significantly base on the dates you travel, the time of day you will depart and how long in advance you pre book the flights. If you know the dates you wish to travel then book you flights as soon as you can. The earlier you book your lights the cheaper they will be. You can get saving of up to 50% of you book 2 or 3 months in advance! The ticket prices for most airliners will increase the close you get the departure date, so as soon as you know the date you will travel you should book your flights.

For a full summary of all the airliners that fly from Vancouver International to Kelowna Airport, please see the table below.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
Air Canada999998908:0122:46
WestJet Encore888877907:5922:43
Jazz Air888887808:0122:46
Delta Air Lines666665612:1822:43
Air New Zealand555554508:0122:46
Air China222232210:0016:11
Hong Kong Airlines222222212:1814:43
Cathay Pacific222222214:4316:11
China Eastern Airlines212122112:1822:43
LAN Airlines202212114:4318:58
Philippine Airlines111111118:5818:58
Korean Air111111114:4314:43
Japan Airlines111111114:4314:43
China Southern Airlines111111112:1812:18
All Nippon Airways111111118:2118:21
Xiamen Airlines200202021:2822:43
Air France020020214:4316:53
Air North001100111:4516:05
Keewatin Air000010006:4406:44

Air Canada is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 8 a week with times that vary between 08:01 and 22:46.

Would you like to book your flight? Bookings can be made direct with Air Canada on their website /

The flight time for Air Canada vary based on the month you will travel, but below we has summarised the most common times they will fly. We recommend you only take these times as guidance and check with Air Canada for the exact times for the date you depart.

DayFlying Time
Monday08:01, 09:01, 10:14, 12:16, 14:16, 16:11, 18:21, 20:26 and 22:46
Tuesday08:01, 09:01, 10:14, 12:16, 14:16, 16:11, 18:21, 20:26 and 22:46
Wednesday08:01, 09:01, 10:14, 12:16, 14:16, 16:11, 18:21, 20:26 and 22:46
Thursday08:01, 09:01, 10:14, 12:16, 14:16, 16:11, 18:21, 20:26 and 22:46
Friday08:01, 09:01, 10:14, 12:16, 14:16, 16:11, 18:21, 20:26 and 22:46
Saturday08:01, 09:01, 10:14, 12:16, 14:16, 16:11, 20:26 and 22:46
Sunday08:01, 09:01, 10:14, 12:16, 14:16, 16:11, 18:21, 20:26 and 22:46

If you are flexible on the airport you depart from, then there are other airports that offer direct flights to Kelowna Airport. You can see full details of these below.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Richmond Vancouver to Kamloops0260 km (162 miles)46 minutes
Richmond Vancouver to Penticton0261 km (162 miles)47 minutes
Richmond Vancouver to Castlegar0403 km (250 miles)1 hour 12 minutes

Please remember to leave plenty of time to get though customers when you are departing form the airports. Flights regulations are getting very strict these days so getting through customs can take in excess of 1 hour in some cases.