Vernon travel guide

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You're Going to Love Vernon

With a population of 47.274, Vernon is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Vernon deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Vernon

If you’re looking for affordable options, PeakFine at Sparkling Hill Resort (888 Sparkling Pl) and The Med - Vernon (2915 30 Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Vernon

Vernon in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 115
1 night at 3-star hotel
Vernon in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 115
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Vernon in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 26 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -5 °C, with an average temperature of -3 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 49 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Vernon, with an average rainfall of 25 mm.

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How to Get to Vernon

Plane

Although Vernon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kelowna (YLW), which is located 35 km from Vernon. Kelowna is the most popular, with regular flights from Air North, Air Canada, Air France and other airlines departing from Canada. The shortest domestic flight to Vernon departs from Vancouver and takes around 50m.

Car

Another option to get to Vernon is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 296 km from Vernon. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Vernon, including Rider Express, Ebus and Bus. From Abbotsford, the bus ride to Vernon takes 418 km and will cost you around C$ 143. From Vancouver, the ticket costs about C$ 143 for a journey of 499 km.

Plane

Although Vernon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kelowna (YLW), which is located 35 km from Vernon. Kelowna is the most popular, with regular flights from Air North, Air Canada, Air France and other airlines departing from Canada. The shortest domestic flight to Vernon departs from Vancouver and takes around 50m.

Car

Another option to get to Vernon is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 296 km from Vernon. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Vernon, including Rider Express, Ebus and Bus. From Abbotsford, the bus ride to Vernon takes 418 km and will cost you around C$ 143. From Vancouver, the ticket costs about C$ 143 for a journey of 499 km.

Airports near Vernon

Airlines serving Vernon

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (850 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,591 reviews)
Air France
Good (972 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,924 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,660 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,454 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (481 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (774 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (454 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (953 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (818 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (989 reviews)
Air China
Good (30 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (531 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
Good (668 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,735 reviews)
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Where to stay in Vernon

Average rates range from around C$ 173 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 125 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Vance Creek Hotel & Conference Centre and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Vernon.

Where to stay in popular areas of Vernon

Most booked hotels in Vernon

The Castle at Swan Lake
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 194+
Sparkling Hill Resort and Spa - Adults-Only Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 444+
Prestige Vernon Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 192+
Sandman Hotel Vernon
3 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
C$ 113+
Econo Lodge Vernon
2 stars
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
C$ 99+
Divya Sutra Plaza and Conference Centre, Vernon, BC
3 stars
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
C$ 84+

Renting a car in Vernon

Renting a car in Vernon costs C$ 58 per day, on average, or C$ 115 if you want to rent it for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 11% cheaper than airport locations in Vernon.

Expect to pay C$ 1.93 per litre in Vernon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 23.12 and C$ 30.83. Economy (Kia Rio or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Vernon, while also 63% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Vernon costs C$ 58 per day, on average, or C$ 115 if you want to rent it for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 11% cheaper than airport locations in Vernon.

Expect to pay C$ 1.93 per litre in Vernon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 23.12 and C$ 30.83. Economy (Kia Rio or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Vernon, while also 63% cheaper than other types, on average.