Distance between Calgary AB and Fort McMurray AB

The distance from Calgary to Fort McMurray is 735 kilometers by road including 247 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 47 minutes and goes through Airdrie, Red Deer, Lacombe, Leduc, Edmonton and Sherwood Park.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Calgary 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 30 km, 18 min
Airdrie 30 km 0:18 18 min 1.7 L
2 13 km, 07 min
Crossfield 44 km 0:25 25 min 3.2 L
2 61 km, 37 min
Bowden 104 km 1:02 1 h 02 min 7.6 L
2 32 km, 19 min
Gasoline Alley 136 km 1:21 1 h 21 min 10.8 L
2 7 km, 03 min
Red Deer 143 km 1:25 1 h 25 min 11.0 L
2 16 km, 09 min
Blackfalds 159 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 12.3 L
2 11 km, 06 min
Lacombe 170 km 1:42 1 h 42 min 13.1 L
2 87 km, 47 min
Leduc 258 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 19.9 L
2 43 km, 25 min
Edmonton 300 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 22.1 L
216 63 435 km, 4 h 52 min
56.72920, -111.38852 735 km 7:47 7 h 47 min 58.8 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Calgary 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 20 km, 12 min
Balzac 20 km 0:12 12 min 1.5 L
2 10 km, 05 min
Airdrie 30 km 0:18 18 min 1.7 L
2 13 km, 07 min
Crossfield 44 km 0:25 25 min 3.2 L
2 61 km, 37 min
Bowden 104 km 1:02 1 h 02 min 7.6 L
2 32 km, 19 min
Gasoline Alley 136 km 1:21 1 h 21 min 10.8 L
2 7 km, 03 min
Red Deer 143 km 1:25 1 h 25 min 11.0 L
2 16 km, 09 min
Blackfalds 159 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 12.3 L
2 11 km, 06 min
Lacombe 170 km 1:42 1 h 42 min 13.1 L
2 87 km, 47 min
Leduc 258 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 19.9 L
2 43 km, 25 min
Edmonton 300 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 22.1 L
216 28A 37 km, 23 min
Gibbons 337 km 3:19 3 h 19 min 26.9 L
28A 28 23 km, 15 min
Redwater 360 km 3:34 3 h 34 min 28.7 L
28 45 km, 29 min
Alpen Siding 405 km 4:04 4 h 04 min 31.0 L
63 43 km, 28 min
Boyle 448 km 4:33 4 h 33 min 35.7 L
63 27 km, 18 min
Grassland 475 km 4:51 4 h 51 min 37.1 L
55 63 70 km, 47 min
Wandering River 545 km 5:38 5 h 38 min 40.1 L
63 184 km, 2 h 03 min
Gregoire 729 km 7:41 7 h 41 min 58.1 L
63 7 km, 05 min
56.72920, -111.38852 735 km 7:47 7 h 47 min 58.8 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Calgary to Fort McMurray?

Fuel cost: 68.8 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 735 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.17 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Calgary to Fort McMurray?

Driving time: 7 h 47 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
  • 31 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 18 min
  • 476 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 5 h 17 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 8 min
  • 9 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Calgary to Fort McMurray by land?

The distance between Calgary and Fort McMurray is 735 km by road including 247 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Calgary and Fort McMurray respectively.

How far is Calgary to Fort McMurray by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Calgary and Fort McMurray is 655 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Calgary and Fort McMurray respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Calgary from Fort McMurray by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 49 min to cover the distance of 655 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 58 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 Fort McMurray?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 43 min to cover the distance of 655 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 7 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 Fort McMurray?

The halfway point between Calgary and Fort McMurray is Redwater. It is located about 8 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Redwater to Calgary is 360 km and driving will take about 3 h 34 min. The road between Redwater and Fort McMurray has length 375 km and will take approximately 4 h 13 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Gibbons is in 337 km from Calgary and 398 km from Fort McMurray
  • Alpen Siding is in 405 km from Calgary and 330 km from Fort McMurray
  • Edmonton is in 300 km from Calgary and 435 km from Fort McMurray

Where is Calgary in relation to Fort McMurray?

Calgary is located 655 km south-west of Fort McMurray.

Calgary has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05342, longitude -114.06259.

Fort McMurray has geographic coordinates: latitude 56.7292, longitude -111.38852.

Which highway goes from Calgary to Fort McMurray?

The route from Calgary to Fort McMurray follows 63, 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 28: 36 km
  • 216: 28 km
  • 55: 23 km
  • 28A: 18 km
  • 15: 7 km
  • 2A: 5 km
  • 14: 2 km
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