Distance between Vancouver BC and Kelowna BC
The distance from Vancouver to Kelowna is 388 kilometers by road including 348 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 53 minutes and goes through Burnaby, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Merritt.
|Shortest distance by air||270 km ✈️|
|Car route length||388 km 🚗|
|Driving time||3 h 53 min|
|Fuel amount||31.1 L|
|Fuel cost||54.7 CAD|
|Vancouver||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
13 km, 12 min
|Burnaby||13 km||12 min||0.6 L|
1 9 km, 06 min
|Coquitlam||22 km||18 min||1.5 L|
1 20 km, 12 min
|Forest Knolls||43 km||30 min||3.3 L|
1 11 km, 06 min
|Gloucester||53 km||37 min||4.2 L|
1 18 km, 10 min
|Abbotsford||71 km||48 min||4.4 L|
1 31 km, 18 min
|Chilliwack||102 km||1 h 06 min||7.0 L|
1 44 km, 26 min
|Hope||146 km||1 h 32 min||11.1 L|
1 5 122 km, 1 h 07 min
|Merritt||268 km||2 h 40 min||20.5 L|
97C 121 km, 1 h 12 min
|Kelowna||388 km||3 h 53 min||30.9 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Vancouver to Kelowna?
Fuel cost: 54.7 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 388 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.76 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Vancouver to Kelowna?
Driving time: 3 h 53 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 196 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 46 min
- 124 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 14 min
- 45 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 29 min
- 14 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 10 min
- 1 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 9 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Vancouver to Kelowna by land?
The distance between Vancouver and Kelowna is 388 km by road including 348 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Vancouver and Kelowna respectively.
How far is Vancouver to Kelowna by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Vancouver and Kelowna is 270 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 Vancouver and Kelowna respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Vancouver from Kelowna by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 20 min to cover the distance of 270 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 13 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 Vancouver to Kelowna?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 7 min to cover the distance of 270 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 17 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 Vancouver and Kelowna?
The halfway point between Vancouver and Kelowna is Hope. It is located about 48 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Vancouver in relation to Kelowna?
Vancouver is located 270 km west of Kelowna.
Vancouver has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.26243, longitude -123.11554.
Kelowna has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.88933, longitude -119.49829.
Which highway goes from Vancouver to Kelowna?
The route from Vancouver to Kelowna follows 1, 5, 97C.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 5A: 23 km
- 97: 16 km
- 3: 6 km