Distance between Calgary AB and Vancouver BC
The distance from Calgary to Vancouver is 970 kilometers by road including 579 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 10 hours and 17 minutes and goes through Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Merritt, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Coquitlam and Burnaby.
|Shortest distance by air||675 km ✈️|
|Car route length||970 km 🚗|
|Driving time||10 h 17 min|
|Fuel amount||77.6 L|
|Fuel cost||136.5 CAD|
|Calgary||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
7 km, 05 min
|Point McKay||7 km||05 min||0.5 L|
1 399 km, 4 h 20 min
|Revelstoke||405 km||4 h 26 min||31.9 L|
1 102 km, 1 h 10 min
|Salmon Arm||507 km||5 h 36 min||39.5 L|
1 203 km, 2 h 04 min
|Merritt||710 km||7 h 41 min||55.7 L|
5 157 km, 1 h 28 min
|Chilliwack||867 km||9 h 10 min||68.2 L|
1 31 km, 18 min
|Abbotsford||899 km||9 h 28 min||70.6 L|
1 49 km, 29 min
|Coquitlam||948 km||9 h 58 min||75.5 L|
1 9 km, 06 min
|Burnaby||957 km||10 h 05 min||76.1 L|
1 13 km, 12 min
|Vancouver||970 km||10 h 17 min||77.0 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Calgary to Vancouver?
Fuel cost: 136.5 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 970 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.76 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Calgary to Vancouver?
Driving time: 10 h 17 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 286 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 2 h 35 min
- 171 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 42 min
- 450 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 59 min
- 18 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 13 min
- 17 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 14 min
- 13 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 12 min
- 15 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 18 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Calgary to Vancouver by land?
The distance between Calgary and Vancouver is 970 km by road including 579 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Calgary and Vancouver respectively.
How far is Calgary to Vancouver by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Calgary and Vancouver is 675 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 Vancouver respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Calgary from Vancouver by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 50 min to cover the distance of 675 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 4 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 Vancouver?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 48 min to cover the distance of 675 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 12 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 Vancouver?
The halfway point between Calgary and Vancouver is Sicamous. 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 Vancouver?
Calgary is located 675 km east of Vancouver.
Calgary has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05342, longitude -114.06259.
Vancouver has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.26243, longitude -123.11554.
Which highway goes from Calgary to Vancouver?
The route from Calgary to Vancouver follows 1, 5.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 97: 37 km
- 93: 27 km
- 3: 6 km
- 23: 1 km
- 7: 1 km