Distance between Castlegar BC and Frank AB
The distance from Castlegar to Frank is 397 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 36 minutes and goes through Cranbrook, Salmo, Creston, Fernie, Sparwood and Crowsnest Pass.
Shortest distance by air  238 km ✈️ 
Car route length  397 km 🚗 
Driving time  4 h 36 min 
Fuel amount  31.8 L 
Fuel cost  57.5 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Castlegar  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
3 42 km, 28 min


Salmo  42 km  28 min  2.9 L  
3 81 km, 54 min


Creston  123 km  1 h 23 min  9.6 L  
21 3 40 km, 28 min


Yahk  163 km  1 h 51 min  13.0 L  
3 66 km, 45 min


Cranbrook  229 km  2 h 37 min  18.1 L  
3 43 km, 30 min


Jaffray  272 km  3 h 07 min  21.5 L  
3 53 km, 37 min


Fernie  325 km  3 h 44 min  25.8 L  
3 35 km, 24 min


Sparwood  360 km  4 h 09 min  27.7 L  
3 29 km, 20 min


Crowsnest Pass  390 km  4 h 29 min  31.1 L  
3 8 km, 06 min


Frank  397 km  4 h 36 min  31.2 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Castlegar to Frank?
Fuel cost: 57.5 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 397 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.81 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Castlegar to Frank?
Driving time: 4 h 36 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 330 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 40 min
 44 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 33 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 16 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 16 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Castlegar to Frank by land?
The distance between Castlegar and Frank is 397 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Castlegar and Frank respectively.
How far is Castlegar to Frank by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Castlegar and Frank is 238 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Castlegar and Frank respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Castlegar from Frank by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 17 min to cover the distance of 238 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 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 Castlegar to Frank?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 59 min to cover the distance of 238 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 8 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 Castlegar and Frank?
The halfway point between Castlegar and Frank is Moyie. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Moyie to Castlegar is 200 km and driving will take about 2 h 16 min. The road between Moyie and Frank has length 198 km and will take approximately 2 h 20 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Castlegar in relation to Frank?
Castlegar is located 238 km west of Frank.
Castlegar has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.31617, longitude 117.66357.
Frank has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.60165, longitude 114.40602.
Which highway goes from Castlegar to Frank?
The route from Castlegar to Frank follows 3.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 95: 77 km
 93: 56 km
 6: 14 km
 21: 4 km