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.

Where to Eat in Penticton

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

When to visit Penticton

Penticton in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 105
1 night at 3-star hotel
Penticton in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 105
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 Airlines that fly from Canada to Penticton include Virgin Atlantic, WestJet and Pacific Coastal. The shortest domestic flight to Penticton departs from Vancouver and takes around 50m.


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 Turo and Discount Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Vancouver.

Airports near Penticton

Airlines serving Penticton

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Air France
Good (628 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,597 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,688 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,590 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
Good (3,417 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
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Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
Japan Airlines
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LATAM Airlines
Good (921 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (273 reviews)
Philippine Airlines
Good (331 reviews)
American Airlines
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Where to stay in Penticton

Average rates range from around C$ 458 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 440 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Riverside Motel and Bowmont Motel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Penticton

Most booked hotels in Penticton

Wesbert Winery & Guest Suites
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 253+
Ramada by Wyndham Penticton Hotel & Suites
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 208+
Naramata Courtyard Suites
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 245+
Slumber Lodge
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 146+
Penticton Lakeside Resort
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 291+
Days Inn by Wyndham Penticton Conference Centre
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
C$ 170+

Renting a car in Penticton

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 44% cheaper than airport locations in Penticton.

Expect to pay C$ 1.80 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$ 21.57 and C$ 28.76. The most frequently booked car type in Penticton is Full-size (Mercedes-Benz GLK or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Hyundai Accent or similar) are, on average, 46% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.