Distance between Calgary AB and Lake Louise AB

The distance from Calgary to Lake Louise is 181 kilometers by road including 171 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 53 minutes and goes through Point McKay, Cougar Ridge, Springbank, Dead Man's Flats, Three Sisters Mountain Village, Canmore and Harvie Heights.

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Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Calgary 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
7 km, 05 min
Point McKay 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.5 L
1 5 km, 05 min
Cougar Ridge 12 km 0:11 11 min 0.9 L
1 14 km, 08 min
Springbank 26 km 0:19 19 min 1.5 L
1 67 km, 36 min
Dead Man's Flats 93 km 0:56 56 min 7.0 L
1 7 km, 03 min
Three Sisters Mountain Village 100 km 0:59 59 min 7.9 L
1 2 km, 01 min
Canmore 102 km 1:01 1 h 01 min 8.1 L
1 4 km, 02 min
Harvie Heights 106 km 1:03 1 h 03 min 8.3 L
1 20 km, 13 min
Banff 127 km 1:16 1 h 16 min 9.7 L
1 55 km, 36 min
Lake Louise 181 km 1:53 1 h 53 min 14.3 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Calgary to Lake Louise?

Fuel cost: 17 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 181 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 Lake Louise?

Driving time: 1 h 53 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 92 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 50 min
  • 73 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 48 min
  • 7 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 5 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min

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

How far is Calgary to Lake Louise by land?

The distance between Calgary and Lake Louise is 181 km by road including 171 km on motorways.

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

How far is Calgary to Lake Louise by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Calgary and Lake Louise is 153 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 Lake Louise respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Calgary from Lake Louise by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 11 min to cover the distance of 153 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 41 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 Lake Louise?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 38 min to cover the distance of 153 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 43 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 Lake Louise?

The halfway point between Calgary and Lake Louise is Dead Man's Flats. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Dead Man's Flats to Calgary is 93 km and driving will take about 56 min. The road between Dead Man's Flats and Lake Louise has length 88 km and will take approximately 57 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Three Sisters Mountain Village is in 100 km from Calgary and 82 km from Lake Louise
  • Canmore is in 102 km from Calgary and 79 km from Lake Louise
  • Harvie Heights is in 106 km from Calgary and 75 km from Lake Louise

Where is Calgary in relation to Lake Louise?

Calgary is located 153 km east of Lake Louise.

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

Lake Louise has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.42497, longitude -116.17754.

Which highway goes from Calgary to Lake Louise?

The route from Calgary to Lake Louise follows 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 93: 24 km
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