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.
|Shortest distance by air||655 km ✈️|
|Car route length||735 km 🚗|
|Driving time||7 h 47 min|
|Fuel amount||58.8 L|
|Fuel cost||68.8 CAD|
|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 16 km, 09 min
|Blackfalds||159 km||1 h 35 min||12.3 L|
2 11 km, 06 min
|Lacombe||170 km||1 h 42 min||13.1 L|
2 87 km, 47 min
|Leduc||258 km||2 h 29 min||19.9 L|
2 43 km, 25 min
|Edmonton||300 km||2 h 55 min||22.1 L|
216 63 435 km, 4 h 52 min
|56.72920, -111.38852||735 km||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)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
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 other cities located close to halfway point:
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