Cheap Flights to Revelstoke

Revelstoke overview

When is the best time to fly to Revelstoke?

Many come to Revelstoke during the months of December, January and February to enjoy the incredible snow sports offered at mountain resorts throughout town. Conversely, the warmest months of June, July and August also tend to draw visitors looking for family-friendly fun when the kids are out of school. Both of these seasons are popular with tourists and make for great times to visit Revelstoke. It can be cheaper to visit Revelstoke during the shoulder season months of March, April, October and November, when fewer tourists can equal cheaper fares.

City overview

This rustic mountain town in Canada’s Kootenay region is a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Things noticeably slow down upon entering Revelstoke, allowing visitors to focus their attention on the lakes, parks and mountains that define Revelstoke’s landscape.

Revelstoke got its start as a railroad town, back when the transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway was still laying down its tracks. To this day, the trains still run through the heart of the town, a roaring reminder of Revelstoke’s beginnings.

Another homage to Revelstoke’s past? The Revelstoke Railway Museum, which offers guests an in-depth look at the creation of the transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway. There are plenty of quaint museums to visit in Revelstoke, in fact, including the Nickelodeon Museum, BC Interior Forestry Museum and Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre.

Today, arts and culture have taken a stronghold in Revelstoke, with local attractions like the Farm and Craft Market, Revelstoke Visual Arts Center and Revelstoke Art First! Gallery displaying the works of local artists.

Many enjoy coming to Revelstoke to enjoy the local mountain parks, which offer snow-based fun in the colder months and vibrant hiking trails during warmer months. Another popular draw to this mountain town are the local hot springs, where visitors can soak in Revelstoke’s natural mineral waters. Many of these springs are at resorts set in the heart of the mountainous terrain, allowing visitors to soak in both the mineral waters and the serene wilderness of Revelstoke.

Getting around Revelstoke

There is a local bus service, which maintains four routes throughout Revelstoke. It’s important to note that the hours and frequency of the local buses are limited and may interfere with travel plans. The best and easiest way to get around Revelstoke is to hire a car and drive, if possible. Taxis can also be arranged by phone.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Built as a railroad town, Revelstoke today is rather difficult to access by air.  The two nearest airports, Kelowna International Airport (YLW) and Kamloops Airport (YKA), are both more than a two-hour drive away. Hiring a car is by far the easiest way to reach Revelstoke, though shuttles and taxis can be arranged. Buses also connect travellers from Kelowna International Airport to Revelstoke.

Airports for Revelstoke

International departures to Revelstoke

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