Distance between Penticton BC and Chelan WA
The distance from Penticton to Chelan is 229 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 48 minutes and goes through Omak, Oliver, Osoyoos and Okanogan.
Shortest distance by air  187 km ✈️ 
Car route length  229 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 48 min 
Fuel amount  18.3 L 
Fuel cost  33.5 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Penticton  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
97 12 km, 10 min


Kaleden  12 km  10 min  0.9 L  
97 6 km, 04 min


Okanagan Falls  18 km  15 min  1.2 L  
97 21 km, 16 min


Oliver  38 km  31 min  2.8 L  
97 20 km, 15 min


Osoyoos  59 km  47 min  4.2 L  
97 US 97 14 km, 10 min


Oroville  73 km  58 min  5.7 L  
US 97 27 km, 19 min


Tonasket  100 km  1 h 18 min  7.9 L  
US 97 33 km, 22 min


Omak  132 km  1 h 41 min  10.0 L  
US 97 18 km, 12 min


Okanogan  150 km  1 h 53 min  11.2 L  
US 97 79 km, 54 min


Chelan  229 km  2 h 47 min  18.2 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Penticton to Chelan?
Fuel cost: 33.5 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 229 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.83 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Penticton to Chelan?
Driving time: 2 h 48 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 147 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 h 38 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 5 min
 50 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 37 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 1 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 2 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 3 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 56 km/h = 3 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 6 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 48 km/h = 2 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 3 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Penticton to Chelan by land?
The distance between Penticton and Chelan is 229 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Penticton and Chelan respectively.
How far is Penticton to Chelan by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Penticton and Chelan is 187 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 Penticton and Chelan respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Penticton from Chelan by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 14 min to cover the distance of 187 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 51 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 Penticton to Chelan?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 46 min to cover the distance of 187 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 53 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 Penticton and Chelan?
The halfway point between Penticton and Chelan is Riverside. It is located about 10 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Riverside to Penticton is 125 km and driving will take about 1 h 35 min. The road between Riverside and Chelan has length 104 km and will take approximately 1 h 12 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Penticton in relation to Chelan?
Penticton is located 187 km north of Chelan.
Penticton has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude 119.59442.
Chelan has geographic coordinates: latitude 47.84097, longitude 120.01646.
Which highway goes from Penticton to Chelan?
The route from Penticton to Chelan follows US 97.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 97: 63 km
 WA 20: 46 km
 US 97 Alt: 9 km
 WA 150: 2 km