Distance between Penticton BC and Lethbridge AB
The distance from Penticton to Lethbridge is 811 kilometers by road including 9 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 9 hours and 33 minutes and goes through Castlegar, Cranbrook, Oliver, Osoyoos, Greenwood, Grand Forks and Salmo.
Shortest distance by air  486 km ✈️ 
Car route length  811 km 🚗 
Driving time  9 h 33 min 
Fuel amount  64.9 L 
Fuel cost  109 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Penticton  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
97 38 km, 31 min


Oliver  38 km  31 min  2.8 L  
97 21 km, 17 min


Osoyoos  60 km  49 min  4.2 L  
97 3 86 km, 1 h 01 min


Greenwood  146 km  1 h 50 min  11.5 L  
3 41 km, 29 min


Grand Forks  186 km  2 h 20 min  14.6 L  
3 94 km, 1 h 05 min


Castlegar  281 km  3 h 25 min  22.3 L  
3 40 km, 27 min


Salmo  321 km  3 h 53 min  25.2 L  
3 81 km, 54 min


Creston  402 km  4 h 47 min  31.9 L  
21 3 106 km, 1 h 13 min


Cranbrook  508 km  6 h 01 min  40.4 L  
3 304 km, 3 h 31 min


Lethbridge  811 km  9 h 33 min  64.4 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Penticton to Lethbridge?
Fuel cost: 109 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 811 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Penticton to Lethbridge?
Driving time: 9 h 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 3 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 min
 621 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 54 min
 119 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 29 min
 21 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 18 min
 21 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 21 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 26 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Penticton to Lethbridge by land?
The distance between Penticton and Lethbridge is 811 km by road including 9 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Penticton and Lethbridge respectively.
How far is Penticton to Lethbridge by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Penticton and Lethbridge is 486 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 Lethbridge respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Penticton from Lethbridge by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 36 min to cover the distance of 486 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 12 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 Lethbridge?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 1 min to cover the distance of 486 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 18 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 Lethbridge?
The halfway point between Penticton and Lethbridge is Creston. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Creston to Penticton is 402 km and driving will take about 4 h 47 min. The road between Creston and Lethbridge has length 409 km and will take approximately 4 h 45 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Penticton in relation to Lethbridge?
Penticton is located 486 km west of Lethbridge.
Penticton has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude 119.59442.
Lethbridge has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.69429, longitude 112.85156.
Which highway goes from Penticton to Lethbridge?
The route from Penticton to Lethbridge follows 3.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 95: 77 km
 97: 59 km
 93: 56 km
 6: 14 km
 2: 5 km
 21: 4 km