Transportation & Maps
Kelowna is situated on an excellent road network at the junction of Highway 97 and Highway 33, making transportation options many.
Highway 97 runs through the city and continues south through the Okanagan Valley into Washington State.
To the north it intersects with Highway 1, the Trans-Canada Highway, providing access to Vancouver and Calgary. The most direct route to Vancouver is the Highway 97C/Highway 5 combination, which meets Highway 97 20km/12.4mi south of downtown.
Highway 33 runs southeast from Kelowna and connects with Highway 3 for access east or west to Calgary or Vancouver. For a longer scenic route follow the Mountains & Vineyards Circle Route.
Travelling by car is easy in terms of both getting to and around Kelowna. Rental cars are available from a variety of national chains with outlets in the city and at the Kelowna International Airport.