Penticton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Penticton

With a population of 37.721, Penticton is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Penticton has to offer.

Where to Eat in Penticton

If you’re looking for affordable options, BOGNERS OF PENTICTON (302 Eckhardt Ave W) and Villa Rosa Ristorante (795 Westminster Ave W) are great picks.

When to visit Penticton

Penticton in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 102
1 night at 3-star hotel
Penticton in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 102
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Penticton in July, when the average temperature is 21 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -3 °C, with an average temperature of -1 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 46 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Penticton, with an average rainfall of 20 mm.

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How to Get to Penticton


When flying to Penticton, you’ll arrive at Penticton (YYF), which is located 2 km from the city centre The shortest domestic flight to Penticton departs from Vancouver and takes around 35m.


Another option to get to Penticton is to pick up a car rental from Vancouver, which is about 256 km from Penticton. You’ll find branches of Discount Car & Truck Rentals and Thrifty, among others, in Vancouver.

Airports near Penticton

Airlines serving Penticton

United Airlines
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American Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Alaska Airlines
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LATAM Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Japan Airlines
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Korean Air
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Virgin Atlantic
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Qantas Airways
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Renting a car in Penticton

Renting a car in Penticton costs C$ 73 per day, on average, or C$ 218 if you want to rent it for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 35% cheaper than airport locations in Penticton.

Expect to pay C$ 2.31 per litre in Penticton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 27.69 and C$ 36.92. The most frequently booked car type in Penticton is Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Chevrolet Spark or similar) are, on average, 45% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.