Distance between Fernie BC and Nelson BC

The distance from Fernie to Nelson is 326 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 45 minutes and goes through Cranbrook, Creston, Salmo, Elko, Jaffray and Yahk.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Fernie 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 27 km, 19 min
Elko 27 km 0:19 19 min 1.7 L
3 26 km, 17 min
Jaffray 53 km 0:37 37 min 4.0 L
3 43 km, 30 min
Cranbrook 96 km 1:07 1 h 07 min 7.4 L
3 29 km, 20 min
Moyie 125 km 1:27 1 h 27 min 9.5 L
3 36 km, 24 min
Yahk 162 km 1:52 1 h 52 min 12.8 L
3 40 km, 28 min
Creston 201 km 2:20 2 h 20 min 15.8 L
21 3 82 km, 55 min
Salmo 283 km 3:15 3 h 15 min 22.1 L
6 43 km, 29 min
Nelson 326 km 3:45 3 h 45 min 23.7 L

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 31.1 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 326 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 Fernie to Nelson?

Driving time: 3 h 45 min

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

  • 280 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 6 min
  • 28 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 20 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 12 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 Fernie to Nelson by land?

The distance between Fernie and Nelson is 326 km by road.

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

How far is Fernie to Nelson by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Fernie and Nelson is 161 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 Fernie and Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Fernie from Nelson by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 12 min to cover the distance of 161 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 43 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 Fernie to Nelson?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 40 min to cover the distance of 161 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 46 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 Fernie and Nelson?

The halfway point between Fernie and Nelson is Yahk. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Yahk to Fernie is 162 km and driving will take about 1 h 52 min. The road between Yahk and Nelson has length 165 km and will take approximately 1 h 53 min.

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Where is Fernie in relation to Nelson?

Fernie is located 161 km east of Nelson.

Fernie has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.50417, longitude -115.06256.

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

Which highway goes from Fernie to Nelson?

The route from Fernie to Nelson follows 3.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 95: 78 km
  • 93: 55 km
  • 6: 54 km
  • 21: 4 km
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