Distance between Penticton BC and Smithers BC

The distance from Penticton to Smithers is 1,107 kilometers by road including 160 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 12 hours and 29 minutes and goes through Merritt, Williams Lake, Quesnel and Prince George.

Shortest distance by air 782 km ✈️
Car route length 1,107 km 🚗
Driving time 12 h 29 min
Fuel amount 88.6 L
Fuel cost 156.8 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Penticton 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 15 km, 12 min
Summerland 15 km 0:12 12 min 1.0 L
97 26 km, 17 min
Peachland 42 km 0:29 29 min 2.5 L
97 97C 106 km, 1 h 01 min
Merritt 147 km 1:31 1 h 31 min 10.9 L
5A 5 146 km, 1 h 29 min
Cache Creek 294 km 3:00 3 h 00 min 22.7 L
97 117 km, 1 h 20 min
100 Mile House 410 km 4:20 4 h 20 min 32.5 L
97 94 km, 1 h 07 min
Williams Lake 504 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 39.4 L
97 116 km, 1 h 20 min
Quesnel 620 km 6:47 6 h 47 min 49.1 L
97 123 km, 1 h 25 min
Prince George 743 km 8:13 8 h 13 min 58.6 L
16 364 km, 4 h 16 min
Smithers 1,107 km 12:29 12 h 29 min 88.3 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Penticton 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 15 km, 12 min
Summerland 15 km 0:12 12 min 1.0 L
97 26 km, 17 min
Peachland 42 km 0:29 29 min 2.5 L
97 97C 106 km, 1 h 01 min
Merritt 147 km 1:31 1 h 31 min 10.9 L
5A 5 113 km, 1 h 06 min
Savona 261 km 2:37 2 h 37 min 20.7 L
1 33 km, 22 min
Cache Creek 294 km 3:00 3 h 00 min 22.7 L
97 45 km, 31 min
Clinton 339 km 3:31 3 h 31 min 27.0 L
97 33 km, 22 min
70 Mile House 372 km 3:53 3 h 53 min 29.6 L
97 39 km, 26 min
100 Mile House 410 km 4:20 4 h 20 min 32.5 L
97 37 km, 26 min
Wright 448 km 4:47 4 h 47 min 35.0 L
97 42 km, 28 min
150 Mile House 489 km 5:16 5 h 16 min 38.8 L
97 15 km, 11 min
Williams Lake 504 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 39.4 L
97 30 km, 20 min
Soda Creek 534 km 5:48 5 h 48 min 41.9 L
97 46 km, 30 min
Macalister 579 km 6:19 6 h 19 min 43.7 L
97 41 km, 28 min
Quesnel 620 km 6:47 6 h 47 min 49.1 L
97 61 km, 42 min
Hixon 680 km 7:30 7 h 30 min 52.4 L
97 63 km, 43 min
Prince George 743 km 8:13 8 h 13 min 58.6 L
16 94 km, 1 h 04 min
Vanderhoof 837 km 9:18 9 h 18 min 64.1 L
16 38 km, 26 min
Fort Fraser 875 km 9:44 9 h 44 min 69.8 L
16 11 km, 08 min
Fraser Lake 886 km 9:53 9 h 53 min 70.2 L
16 19 km, 13 min
Endako 906 km 10:07 10 h 07 min 72.0 L
16 44 km, 30 min
Burns Lake 949 km 10:37 10 h 37 min 74.7 L
16 23 km, 16 min
Decker Lake 972 km 10:53 10 h 53 min 77.6 L
16 22 km, 15 min
Topley 994 km 11:09 11 h 09 min 77.9 L
16 58 km, 39 min
Houston 1,052 km 11:48 11 h 48 min 81.1 L
16 40 km, 28 min
Telkwa 1,092 km 12:16 12 h 16 min 87.3 L
16 15 km, 12 min
Smithers 1,107 km 12:29 12 h 29 min 88.3 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Penticton to Smithers?

Fuel cost: 156.8 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,107 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.77 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Penticton to Smithers?

Driving time: 12 h 29 min

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

  • 156 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 24 min
  • 799 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 8 h 52 min
  • 86 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 4 min
  • 25 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 21 min
  • 16 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 15 min
  • 25 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 29 min

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

How far is Penticton to Smithers by land?

The distance between Penticton and Smithers is 1,107 km by road including 160 km on motorways.

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

How far is Penticton to Smithers by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Penticton and Smithers is 782 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 Smithers respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Penticton from Smithers by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 58 min to cover the distance of 782 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 33 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 Smithers?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 15 min to cover the distance of 782 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 43 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 Smithers?

The halfway point between Penticton and Smithers is Soda Creek. It is located about 20 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Soda Creek to Penticton is 534 km and driving will take about 5 h 48 min. The road between Soda Creek and Smithers has length 573 km and will take approximately 6 h 41 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Macalister is in 579 km from Penticton and 528 km from Smithers
  • Williams Lake is in 504 km from Penticton and 603 km from Smithers
  • 150 Mile House is in 489 km from Penticton and 618 km from Smithers

Where is Penticton in relation to Smithers?

Penticton is located 782 km south-east of Smithers.

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

Smithers has geographic coordinates: latitude 54.78302, longitude -127.17022.

Which highway goes from Penticton to Smithers?

The route from Penticton to Smithers follows 97, 16, 97C.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 5: 76 km
  • 1: 72 km
  • 5A: 23 km
The distance between Penticton and Smithers is ranked 659th in the ranking popularity.
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