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Driving to Kelowna

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*Notice: 

The Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) has reopened to regular vehicle traffic between Hope and Merritt. Temporary repairs to the Coquihalla are in place to the damaged sections, this means travel-pattern changes and reduced speed limits, with the trip between Hope and Merritt taking about 30 minutes longer than normal. In addition, this is a high-mountain route that can experience adverse weather and rapidly changing conditions that could require closure with minimal notice.

For current road reports, check out drivebc.com

Highway 1 BC/AB Border: If you are driving along Highway 1 between BC and Alberta, please review the Highway 1 closure and open times here: kickinghorsecanyon.ca/construction/calendar/
 


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From Vancouver, BC

Hwy 1 East to Hope. Follow either Hwy 5 or Hwy 3 to Kelowna. Via Highway 5, the Coquihalla Highway connects to Highway 97C - the Okanagan Connector - and then on to Highway 97 North to Kelowna. (395 km 237 miles)


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Via Highway 3, the Hope Princeton Highway connects to Highway 97 North to Kelowna (471 km 283 miles)


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From Northern BC

Via Hwy 97 South & the Coquihalla Connector: South on Hwy 97 to Kamloops; then take Hwy 5 south to Merrit and connect at Highway 97C - the Coquihalla Connector to Kelowna.


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From Calgary

Via Highway 1: Connect to Highway 97 (609 km 378 miles)


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From Edmonton

Via Highway 2: Connect to Highway 1 and Highway 97 (894 km 555 miles)


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