Distance between Calgary AB and Nelson BC

The distance from Calgary to Nelson is 650 kilometers by road including 58 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 23 minutes and goes through Cranbrook, McKenzie Towne, Seton, Heritage Pointe, High River, Nanton and Claresholm.

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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 22 km, 14 min
McKenzie Towne 22 km 0:14 14 min 1.6 L
2 5 km, 02 min
Seton 27 km 0:16 16 min 1.9 L
2 6 km, 03 min
Heritage Pointe 33 km 0:19 19 min 2.4 L
2 31 km, 17 min
High River 64 km 0:37 37 min 4.7 L
2 28 km, 18 min
Nanton 92 km 0:56 56 min 7.2 L
2 34 km, 23 min
Claresholm 125 km 1:20 1 h 20 min 7.5 L
2 3 121 km, 1 h 22 min
Hillcrest 246 km 2:42 2 h 42 min 19.5 L
3 174 km, 2 h 02 min
Cranbrook 420 km 4:45 4 h 45 min 33.4 L
3 230 km, 2 h 38 min
Nelson 650 km 7:23 7 h 23 min 49.7 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Calgary 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 22 km, 14 min
McKenzie Towne 22 km 0:14 14 min 1.6 L
2 5 km, 02 min
Seton 27 km 0:16 16 min 1.9 L
2 6 km, 03 min
Heritage Pointe 33 km 0:19 19 min 2.4 L
2 19 km, 11 min
Aldersyde 52 km 0:31 31 min 4.0 L
2 12 km, 06 min
High River 64 km 0:37 37 min 4.7 L
2 28 km, 18 min
Nanton 92 km 0:56 56 min 7.2 L
2 34 km, 23 min
Claresholm 125 km 1:20 1 h 20 min 7.5 L
2 3 73 km, 49 min
Brocket 199 km 2:10 2 h 10 min 15.7 L
3 25 km, 16 min
Cowley 224 km 2:27 2 h 27 min 17.6 L
3 6 km, 04 min
Lundbreck 230 km 2:31 2 h 31 min 18.2 L
3 16 km, 11 min
Hillcrest 246 km 2:42 2 h 42 min 19.5 L
3 7 km, 05 min
Frank 254 km 2:47 2 h 47 min 19.9 L
3 6 km, 04 min
Crowsnest Pass 259 km 2:52 2 h 52 min 20.7 L
3 29 km, 20 min
Sparwood 289 km 3:13 3 h 13 min 22.0 L
3 23 km, 15 min
Hosmer 312 km 3:29 3 h 29 min 24.9 L
3 12 km, 08 min
Fernie 324 km 3:37 3 h 37 min 25.6 L
3 27 km, 19 min
Elko 351 km 3:56 3 h 56 min 27.7 L
3 26 km, 17 min
Jaffray 377 km 4:14 4 h 14 min 29.9 L
3 43 km, 30 min
Cranbrook 420 km 4:44 4 h 44 min 33.4 L
3 29 km, 20 min
Moyie 449 km 5:05 5 h 05 min 35.4 L
3 36 km, 24 min
Yahk 486 km 5:30 5 h 30 min 38.8 L
3 40 km, 28 min
Creston 526 km 5:58 5 h 58 min 41.8 L
21 3 82 km, 55 min
Salmo 607 km 6:53 6 h 53 min 48.1 L
6 43 km, 29 min
Nelson 650 km 7:23 7 h 23 min 49.7 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Calgary to Nelson?

Fuel cost: 61.9 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 650 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.19 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Calgary to Nelson?

Driving time: 7 h 23 min

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

  • 32 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 17 min
  • 24 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 14 min
  • 511 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 5 h 40 min
  • 48 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 36 min
  • 10 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 8 min
  • 16 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 16 min
  • 9 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 10 min

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

How far is Calgary to Nelson by land?

The distance between Calgary and Nelson is 650 km by road including 58 km on motorways.

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

How far is Calgary to Nelson by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Calgary and Nelson is 288 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 Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Calgary from Nelson by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 21 min to cover the distance of 288 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 18 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 Nelson?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 12 min to cover the distance of 288 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 22 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 Nelson?

The halfway point between Calgary and Nelson is Fernie. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Fernie to Calgary is 324 km and driving will take about 3 h 37 min. The road between Fernie and Nelson has length 327 km and will take approximately 3 h 46 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Calgary in relation to Nelson?

Calgary is located 288 km north-east of Nelson.

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

Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -117.29004.

Which highway goes from Calgary to Nelson?

The route from Calgary to Nelson follows 3, 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 95: 78 km
  • 93: 55 km
  • 6: 54 km
  • 21: 4 km
  • 533: 1 km
  • 2A: 1 km
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