Distance between Fort St. John BC and Penticton BC

The distance from Fort St. John to Penticton is 1,177 kilometers by road including 158 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 13 hours and 23 minutes and goes through Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake and Merritt.

Shortest distance by air 756 km ✈️
Car route length 1,177 km 🚗
Driving time 13 h 23 min
Fuel amount 94.2 L
Fuel cost 169.5 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort St. John 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 17 km, 12 min
Taylor 17 km 0:12 12 min 0.9 L
97 19 km, 12 min
Pine Valley 36 km 0:25 25 min 2.6 L
97 63 km, 45 min
East Pine 99 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 5.6 L
97 39 km, 27 min
Chetwynd 137 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 10.6 L
97 297 km, 3 h 30 min
Prince George 435 km 5:08 5 h 08 min 33.8 L
97 125 km, 1 h 27 min
Quesnel 559 km 6:36 6 h 36 min 44.3 L
97 116 km, 1 h 20 min
Williams Lake 675 km 7:56 7 h 56 min 53.1 L
97 355 km, 3 h 55 min
Merritt 1,031 km 11:52 11 h 52 min 81.5 L
97C 147 km, 1 h 30 min
Penticton 1,177 km 13:22 13 h 22 min 94.0 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort St. John 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 17 km, 12 min
Taylor 17 km 0:12 12 min 0.9 L
97 19 km, 12 min
Pine Valley 36 km 0:25 25 min 2.6 L
97 63 km, 45 min
East Pine 99 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 5.6 L
97 39 km, 27 min
Chetwynd 137 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 10.6 L
97 185 km, 2 h 06 min
McLeod Lake 322 km 3:44 3 h 44 min 23.3 L
97 37 km, 27 min
Bear Lake 360 km 4:12 4 h 12 min 28.3 L
97 44 km, 31 min
Salmon Valley 404 km 4:44 4 h 44 min 30.8 L
97 31 km, 24 min
Prince George 435 km 5:08 5 h 08 min 33.8 L
97 64 km, 45 min
Hixon 499 km 5:53 5 h 53 min 37.8 L
97 61 km, 42 min
Quesnel 559 km 6:36 6 h 36 min 44.3 L
97 40 km, 28 min
Macalister 600 km 7:04 7 h 04 min 45.4 L
97 46 km, 30 min
Soda Creek 645 km 7:35 7 h 35 min 50.8 L
97 30 km, 20 min
Williams Lake 675 km 7:56 7 h 56 min 53.1 L
97 15 km, 11 min
150 Mile House 690 km 8:07 8 h 07 min 54.9 L
97 42 km, 28 min
Wright 732 km 8:36 8 h 36 min 57.8 L
97 37 km, 26 min
100 Mile House 769 km 9:03 9 h 03 min 61.1 L
97 39 km, 26 min
70 Mile House 807 km 9:30 9 h 30 min 64.5 L
97 33 km, 22 min
Clinton 840 km 9:52 9 h 52 min 67.1 L
97 45 km, 31 min
Cache Creek 886 km 10:23 10 h 23 min 70.1 L
97 1 33 km, 22 min
Savona 918 km 10:45 10 h 45 min 73.3 L
1 5 112 km, 1 h 06 min
Merritt 1,031 km 11:51 11 h 51 min 81.5 L
97C 106 km, 1 h 01 min
Peachland 1,136 km 12:52 12 h 52 min 90.1 L
97 26 km, 17 min
Summerland 1,162 km 13:10 13 h 10 min 92.7 L
97 15 km, 12 min
Penticton 1,177 km 13:22 13 h 22 min 94.0 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Fort St. John to Penticton?

Fuel cost: 169.5 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,177 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.8 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Fort St. John to Penticton?

Driving time: 13 h 23 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 155 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 24 min
  • 709 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 7 h 52 min
  • 267 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h 20 min
  • 19 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 16 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 15 min
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 13 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Fort St. John to Penticton by land?

The distance between Fort St. John and Penticton is 1,177 km by road including 158 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Fort St. John and Penticton respectively.

How far is Fort St. John to Penticton by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Fort St. John and Penticton is 756 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Fort St. John and Penticton respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Fort St. John from Penticton by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 56 min to cover the distance of 756 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 26 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Fort St. John to Penticton?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 9 min to cover the distance of 756 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 36 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Fort St. John and Penticton?

The halfway point between Fort St. John and Penticton is Macalister. It is located about 11 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Macalister to Fort St. John is 600 km and driving will take about 7 h 4 min. The road between Macalister and Penticton has length 577 km and will take approximately 6 h 18 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Quesnel is in 559 km from Fort St. John and 618 km from Penticton
  • Soda Creek is in 645 km from Fort St. John and 532 km from Penticton
  • Williams Lake is in 675 km from Fort St. John and 502 km from Penticton

Where is Fort St. John in relation to Penticton?

Fort St. John is located 756 km north of Penticton.

Fort St. John has geographic coordinates: latitude 56.25098, longitude -120.83588.

Penticton has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -119.59442.

Which highway goes from Fort St. John to Penticton?

The route from Fort St. John to Penticton follows 97, 97C.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 5: 75 km
  • 1: 71 km
  • 5A: 24 km
  • 29: 3 km
The distance between Fort St. John and Penticton is ranked 253rd in the ranking popularity.
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