Distance between Kelowna BC and Fernie BC
The distance from Kelowna to Fernie is 626 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 17 minutes and goes through Castlegar, Cranbrook, Greenwood, Grand Forks, Salmo and Creston.
Shortest distance by air  322 km ✈️ 
Car route length  626 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 17 min 
Fuel amount  50.1 L 
Fuel cost  85.1 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Kelowna  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
33 135 km, 1 h 34 min


Rock Creek  135 km  1 h 34 min  10.6 L  
33 3 15 km, 10 min


Midway  150 km  1 h 45 min  11.6 L  
3 18 km, 13 min


Greenwood  168 km  1 h 59 min  13.3 L  
3 41 km, 29 min


Grand Forks  209 km  2 h 28 min  16.4 L  
3 94 km, 1 h 05 min


Castlegar  303 km  3 h 33 min  24.1 L  
3 40 km, 27 min


Salmo  343 km  4 h 01 min  27.0 L  
3 81 km, 54 min


Creston  424 km  4 h 55 min  33.7 L  
21 3 106 km, 1 h 13 min


Cranbrook  530 km  6 h 09 min  42.1 L  
3 96 km, 1 h 07 min


Fernie  626 km  7 h 16 min  49.8 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Kelowna to Fernie?
Fuel cost: 85.1 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 626 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.7 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Kelowna to Fernie?
Driving time: 7 h 17 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 531 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 5 h 53 min
 50 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 37 min
 13 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 11 min
 19 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 18 min
 12 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 14 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Kelowna to Fernie by land?
The distance between Kelowna and Fernie is 626 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Kelowna and Fernie respectively.
How far is Kelowna to Fernie by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Kelowna and Fernie is 322 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Kelowna and Fernie respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Kelowna from Fernie by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 24 min to cover the distance of 322 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 27 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 Kelowna to Fernie?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 20 min to cover the distance of 322 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 32 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 Kelowna and Fernie?
The halfway point between Kelowna and Fernie is Castlegar. It is located about 10 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Castlegar to Kelowna is 303 km and driving will take about 3 h 33 min. The road between Castlegar and Fernie has length 323 km and will take approximately 3 h 43 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Kelowna in relation to Fernie?
Kelowna is located 322 km west of Fernie.
Kelowna has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.88933, longitude 119.49829.
Fernie has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.50417, longitude 115.06256.
Which highway goes from Kelowna to Fernie?
The route from Kelowna to Fernie follows 3, 33.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 95: 77 km
 93: 56 km
 6: 14 km
 97: 4 km
 21: 4 km