Distance between Calgary AB and Acheson AB
The distance from Calgary to Acheson is 311 kilometers by road including 234 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Airdrie, Red Deer, Lacombe, Leduc and Edmonton.
Shortest distance by air  278 km ✈️ 
Car route length  311 km 🚗 
Driving time  3 h 2 min 
Fuel amount  24.9 L 
Fuel cost  43 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Calgary  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
2 30 km, 18 min


Airdrie  30 km  18 min  1.7 L  
2 13 km, 07 min


Crossfield  44 km  25 min  3.2 L  
2 61 km, 37 min


Bowden  104 km  1 h 02 min  7.6 L  
2 32 km, 19 min


Gasoline Alley  136 km  1 h 21 min  10.8 L  
2 7 km, 03 min


Red Deer  143 km  1 h 25 min  11.0 L  
2 27 km, 16 min


Lacombe  170 km  1 h 42 min  13.1 L  
2 87 km, 47 min


Leduc  258 km  2 h 30 min  19.9 L  
2 34 km, 19 min


Edmonton  291 km  2 h 49 min  22.1 L  
216 16A 20 km, 12 min


Acheson  311 km  3 h 02 min  24.6 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Calgary to Acheson?
Fuel cost: 43 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 311 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.73 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Calgary to Acheson?
Driving time: 3 h 2 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 204 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 51 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 12 min
 77 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 51 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Calgary to Acheson by land?
The distance between Calgary and Acheson is 311 km by road including 234 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Calgary and Acheson respectively.
How far is Calgary to Acheson by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Calgary and Acheson is 278 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Calgary and Acheson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Calgary from Acheson by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 20 min to cover the distance of 278 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 15 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Calgary to Acheson?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 9 min to cover the distance of 278 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 19 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Calgary and Acheson?
The halfway point between Calgary and Acheson is Blackfalds. It is located about 4 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Blackfalds to Calgary is 159 km and driving will take about 1 h 35 min. The road between Blackfalds and Acheson has length 152 km and will take approximately 1 h 26 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Calgary in relation to Acheson?
Calgary is located 278 km south of Acheson.
Calgary has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05342, longitude 114.06259.
Acheson has geographic coordinates: latitude 53.5455, longitude 113.7717.
Which highway goes from Calgary to Acheson?
The route from Calgary to Acheson follows 2.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 216: 18 km
 16A: 6 km
 2A: 5 km