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Vancouver to Kelowna drive

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 Abbotsford (Canada)
 Harrison Hot Springs
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Vancouver to Kelowna road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Vancouver to Kelowna. If you're planning a road trip to Kelowna, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Vancouver and Kelowna. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Vancouver and Kelowna. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Vancouver
drive for about 59 minutes

10:59 am  Abbotsford (Canada)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:59 am
drive for about 44 minutes

12:43 pm  Harrison Hot Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:43 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:18 pm  Merritt
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:18 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:31 pm  Westbank
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:31 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

6:56 pm  arrive in Kelowna

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Vancouver to Kelowna.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Vancouver, British Columbia.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Abbotsford (Canada)

Harrison Hot Springs



Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Kelowna, British Columbia.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Kelowna?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Kelowna. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Kelowna?  (3 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Kelowna.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Kelowna to Vancouver drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Vancouver to Kelowna. Or get a full Vancouver to Kelowna flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Vancouver well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Vancouver!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 244 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 7 minutes
154 Vancouver travel answers
1 Abbotsford (Canada) travel answer
6 Kelowna travel answers

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