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. Consider staying at least one whole day in Vernon to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Vernon

If you’re looking for affordable options, PeakFine at Sparkling Hill Resort (888 Sparkling Pl) and Match Eatery & Public House - Vernon (4900 Anderson Way) are great picks.

When to visit Vernon

Vernon in November
Estimated hotel price
$149
1 night at 3-star hotel
Vernon in November
Estimated hotel price
$149
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 22 miles from Vernon.

Car

Another option to get to Vernon is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 184 miles from Vernon. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Vernon using Rider Express or Ebus. From Abbotsford, the bus ride to Vernon takes 260 miles and will cost you around $144. From Vancouver, the ticket costs about $160 for a journey of 345 miles.

Plane

Although Vernon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kelowna (YLW), which is located 22 miles from Vernon.

Car

Another option to get to Vernon is to pick up a car hire from Vancouver, which is about 184 miles from Vernon. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Vancouver.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Vernon using Rider Express or Ebus. From Abbotsford, the bus ride to Vernon takes 260 miles and will cost you around $144. From Vancouver, the ticket costs about $160 for a journey of 345 miles.

Airports near Vernon

Airlines serving Vernon

Lufthansa
Good (4,720 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,535 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,977 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,396 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,123 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,852 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (546 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (772 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (497 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (957 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (790 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (937 reviews)
Air China
Good (36 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (558 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
Good (667 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,736 reviews)
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Where to stay in Vernon

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include The 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

Prestige Vernon Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
$261+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Vernon
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
$187+
Sandman Hotel Vernon
3 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
$159+
Econo Lodge Vernon
2 stars
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
$122+
Divya Sutra Plaza and Conference Centre, Vernon, BC
3 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
$105+

Hiring a car in Vernon

Expect to pay $2.16 per litre in Vernon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $25.88 and $34.51. The most frequently booked car type in Vernon is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 44% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $2.16 per litre in Vernon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $25.88 and $34.51. The most frequently booked car type in Vernon is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 44% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.