Distance between Fort St. John BC and Nanaimo BC

The distance from Fort St. John to Nanaimo is 1,304 kilometers by road including 170 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 17 hours and 20 minutes and goes through Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Coquitlam and Burnaby.

There are ferries on the route.
Shortest distance by air 815 km ✈️
Car route length 1,304 km 🚗
Driving time 17 h 20 min
Fuel amount 104.3 L
Fuel cost 124.1 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort St. John 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 435 km, 5 h 08 min
Prince George 435 km 5:08 5 h 08 min 33.8 L
97 125 km, 1 h 27 min
Quesnel 559 km 6:36 6 h 36 min 44.3 L
97 116 km, 1 h 20 min
Williams Lake 675 km 7:56 7 h 56 min 53.1 L
97 1 445 km, 5 h 05 min
Chilliwack 1,120 km 13:02 13 h 02 min 88.4 L
1 31 km, 18 min
Abbotsford 1,151 km 13:21 13 h 21 min 90.8 L
1 49 km, 29 min
Coquitlam 1,201 km 13:50 13 h 50 min 95.7 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Burnaby 1,210 km 13:57 13 h 57 min 96.3 L
1 7 km, 05 min
Vancouver 1,217 km 14:02 14 h 02 min 97.2 L
1 7 km, 05 min
District of North Vancouver 1,224 km 14:07 14 h 07 min 97.5 L
1 41 km, 1 h 35 min
West Vancouver 1,265 km 15:43 15 h 43 min 98.3 L
2 40 km, 1 h 37 min
Nanaimo 1,304 km 17:20 17 h 20 min 104.0 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort St. John 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 17 km, 12 min
Taylor 17 km 0:12 12 min 0.9 L
97 19 km, 12 min
Pine Valley 36 km 0:25 25 min 2.6 L
97 63 km, 45 min
East Pine 99 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 5.6 L
97 39 km, 27 min
Chetwynd 137 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 10.6 L
97 185 km, 2 h 06 min
McLeod Lake 322 km 3:44 3 h 44 min 23.3 L
97 37 km, 27 min
Bear Lake 360 km 4:12 4 h 12 min 28.3 L
97 44 km, 31 min
Salmon Valley 404 km 4:44 4 h 44 min 30.8 L
97 31 km, 24 min
Prince George 435 km 5:08 5 h 08 min 33.8 L
97 64 km, 45 min
Hixon 499 km 5:53 5 h 53 min 37.8 L
97 61 km, 42 min
Quesnel 559 km 6:36 6 h 36 min 44.3 L
97 40 km, 28 min
Macalister 600 km 7:04 7 h 04 min 45.4 L
97 46 km, 30 min
Soda Creek 645 km 7:35 7 h 35 min 50.8 L
97 30 km, 20 min
Williams Lake 675 km 7:56 7 h 56 min 53.1 L
97 15 km, 11 min
150 Mile House 690 km 8:07 8 h 07 min 54.9 L
97 42 km, 28 min
Wright 732 km 8:36 8 h 36 min 57.8 L
97 37 km, 26 min
100 Mile House 769 km 9:03 9 h 03 min 61.1 L
97 39 km, 26 min
70 Mile House 807 km 9:30 9 h 30 min 64.5 L
97 33 km, 22 min
Clinton 840 km 9:52 9 h 52 min 67.1 L
97 40 km, 27 min
Cache Creek 880 km 10:20 10 h 20 min 70.1 L
97C 1 47 km, 32 min
Spences Bridge 928 km 10:52 10 h 52 min 74.1 L
1 29 km, 19 min
Lytton 956 km 11:12 11 h 12 min 75.8 L
1 47 km, 32 min
Boston Bar 1,004 km 11:44 11 h 44 min 79.9 L
1 28 km, 19 min
Spuzzum 1,032 km 12:03 12 h 03 min 82.4 L
1 18 km, 12 min
Yale 1,050 km 12:16 12 h 16 min 83.8 L
1 25 km, 17 min
Hope 1,074 km 12:33 12 h 33 min 85.2 L
1 14 km, 09 min
Laidlaw 1,088 km 12:42 12 h 42 min 87.0 L
1 32 km, 19 min
Chilliwack 1,120 km 13:01 13 h 01 min 88.4 L
1 31 km, 18 min
Abbotsford 1,151 km 13:20 13 h 20 min 90.8 L
1 19 km, 11 min
Gloucester 1,170 km 13:31 13 h 31 min 93.4 L
1 8 km, 04 min
Forest Knolls 1,178 km 13:36 13 h 36 min 93.9 L
1 23 km, 13 min
Coquitlam 1,201 km 13:50 13 h 50 min 95.7 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Burnaby 1,210 km 13:56 13 h 56 min 96.3 L
1 7 km, 05 min
Vancouver 1,217 km 14:01 14 h 01 min 97.2 L
1 7 km, 05 min
District of North Vancouver 1,224 km 14:07 14 h 07 min 97.5 L
1 41 km, 1 h 35 min
West Vancouver 1,265 km 15:42 15 h 42 min 98.3 L
2 40 km, 1 h 37 min
Nanaimo 1,304 km 17:20 17 h 20 min 104.0 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Fort St. John to Nanaimo?

Fuel cost: 124.1 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,304 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 Fort St. John to Nanaimo?

Driving time: 17 h 20 min

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

  • 2 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 min
  • 119 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 11 min
  • 796 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 8 h 50 min
  • 266 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h 19 min
  • 27 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 23 min
  • 17 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 16 min
  • 18 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 21 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 30 km/h = 1 min
  • 59 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 2 h 55 min

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

How far is Fort St. John to Nanaimo by land?

The distance between Fort St. John and Nanaimo is 1,304 km by road including 170 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Fort St. John and Nanaimo respectively.

How far is Fort St. John to Nanaimo by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Fort St. John and Nanaimo is 815 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 Fort St. John and Nanaimo respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Fort St. John from Nanaimo by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 1 min to cover the distance of 815 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 42 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 Fort St. John to Nanaimo?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 23 min to cover the distance of 815 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 52 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 Fort St. John and Nanaimo?

The halfway point between Fort St. John and Nanaimo is Soda Creek. It is located about 7 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Soda Creek to Fort St. John is 645 km and driving will take about 7 h 35 min. The road between Soda Creek and Nanaimo has length 659 km and will take approximately 9 h 45 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Williams Lake is in 675 km from Fort St. John and 629 km from Nanaimo
  • 150 Mile House is in 690 km from Fort St. John and 614 km from Nanaimo
  • Macalister is in 600 km from Fort St. John and 704 km from Nanaimo

Where is Fort St. John in relation to Nanaimo?

Fort St. John is located 815 km north-east of Nanaimo.

Fort St. John has geographic coordinates: latitude 56.25098, longitude -120.83588.

Nanaimo has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.16644, longitude -123.93951.

Which highway goes from Fort St. John to Nanaimo?

The route from Fort St. John to Nanaimo follows 97, 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 56 km
  • 99: 10 km
  • 97C: 4 km
  • 29: 3 km
The distance between Fort St. John and Nanaimo is ranked 3,560th in the ranking popularity.
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