There are numerous ways to get around Vernon be it for work, school, shopping, recreation or just getting out to have fun with friends. Many residents drive, but Vernon also has scheduled bus service including service to Kelowna and other communities throughout the region. With an increasing number of trails, bike lanes and multi-use paths, many are choosing to leave their vehicle at home and cycle or walk to their destination.
We also have bike safety lanes in the city and trails around many popular routes. Walking, taking the bus along with taxi service and handyDART are also available. There is a regional transit system that connects other communities to Vernon.
Vernon is located just 30 minutes from the Kelowna International Airport by car. As one of the busiest airports in Canada, direct flights are offered to destinations such as Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Victoria and Seattle to name a few. The airport offers seasonal service to a variety of sun destinations. Vernon also has a busy regional airport that is primary used for commercial and private aviation as well as by the Okanagan College and their aviation program.