Distance between Edmonton AB and Medicine Hat AB
The distance from Edmonton to Medicine Hat is 578 kilometers by road including 236 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 4 minutes and goes through Leduc, Lacombe, Red Deer, Airdrie, Chestermere and Brooks.
Shortest distance by air  434 km ✈️ 
Car route length  578 km 🚗 
Driving time  6 h 4 min 
Fuel amount  46.2 L 
Fuel cost  87.3 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Edmonton  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
2 36 km, 24 min


Leduc  36 km  24 min  2.1 L  
2 88 km, 47 min


Lacombe  124 km  1 h 12 min  9.4 L  
2 11 km, 06 min


Blackfalds  135 km  1 h 19 min  10.4 L  
2 16 km, 10 min


Red Deer  151 km  1 h 29 min  11.6 L  
2 7 km, 03 min


Gasoline Alley  158 km  1 h 32 min  12.5 L  
2 107 km, 1 h 04 min


Airdrie  264 km  2 h 37 min  20.4 L  
2 201 44 km, 26 min


Chestermere  309 km  3 h 03 min  23.9 L  
1 163 km, 1 h 48 min


Brooks  471 km  4 h 52 min  37.2 L  
1 107 km, 1 h 12 min


Medicine Hat  578 km  6 h 04 min  45.7 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Edmonton to Medicine Hat?
Fuel cost: 87.3 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 578 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.89 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Edmonton to Medicine Hat?
Driving time: 6 h 4 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 208 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 53 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 13 min
 324 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 36 min
 10 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 7 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 6 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Edmonton to Medicine Hat by land?
The distance between Edmonton and Medicine Hat is 578 km by road including 236 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Edmonton and Medicine Hat respectively.
How far is Edmonton to Medicine Hat by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Edmonton and Medicine Hat is 434 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 Edmonton and Medicine Hat respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Edmonton from Medicine Hat by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 32 min to cover the distance of 434 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 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 Edmonton to Medicine Hat?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 48 min to cover the distance of 434 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 4 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 Edmonton and Medicine Hat?
The halfway point between Edmonton and Medicine Hat is Balzac. It is located about 15 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Balzac to Edmonton is 274 km and driving will take about 2 h 42 min. The road between Balzac and Medicine Hat has length 304 km and will take approximately 3 h 22 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Edmonton in relation to Medicine Hat?
Edmonton is located 434 km northwest of Medicine Hat.
Edmonton has geographic coordinates: latitude 53.53541, longitude 113.508.
Medicine Hat has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.04303, longitude 110.67902.
Which highway goes from Edmonton to Medicine Hat?
The route from Edmonton to Medicine Hat follows 1, 2.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 201: 16 km
 2A: 4 km