Distance between Penticton BC and Nelson BC
The distance from Penticton to Nelson is 324 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 58 minutes and goes through Castlegar, Oliver, Osoyoos, Greenwood and Grand Forks.
|Shortest distance by air||166 km ✈️|
|Car route length||324 km 🚗|
|Driving time||3 h 58 min|
|Fuel amount||26 L|
|Fuel cost||44.6 CAD|
|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 21 km, 17 min
|Osoyoos||60 km||49 min||4.2 L|
97 3 49 km, 34 min
|Rock Creek||109 km||1 h 24 min||8.3 L|
3 37 km, 26 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 98 km, 1 h 07 min
|Castlegar||284 km||3 h 28 min||22.3 L|
3A 40 km, 30 min
|Nelson||325 km||3 h 58 min||24.4 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Penticton to Nelson?
Fuel cost: 44.6 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 324 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.72 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Penticton to Nelson?
Driving time: 3 h 58 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 198 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 11 min
- 91 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 8 min
- 12 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 10 min
- 6 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 5 min
- 18 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 21 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Penticton to Nelson by land?
The distance between Penticton and Nelson is 324 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Penticton and Nelson respectively.
How far is Penticton to Nelson by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Penticton and Nelson is 166 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 Penticton and Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Penticton from Nelson by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 12 min to cover the distance of 166 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 45 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 Nelson?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 41 min to cover the distance of 166 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 47 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 Nelson?
The halfway point between Penticton and Nelson is Eholt. It is located about 8 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Eholt to Penticton is 154 km and driving will take about 1 h 57 min. The road between Eholt and Nelson has length 171 km and will take approximately 2 h 1 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Penticton in relation to Nelson?
Penticton is located 166 km west of Nelson.
Penticton has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -119.59442.
Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -117.29004.
Which highway goes from Penticton to Nelson?
The route from Penticton to Nelson follows 3.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 97: 59 km
- 3A: 41 km
- 6: 21 km