Driving to Kelowna

Enjoy the drive.

Driving to Kelowna is a refreshingly accessible and scenic outing. Add to that, well-maintained highways with 4 lanes most of the way and it's often a preferred choice.

*Notice: If you are driving along Highway 1 between BC and Alberta, please review the Highway 1 closure and open times here: Extended 24 hour Highway 1 closures are planned between September 20 - December 1, 2021.

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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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