Distance between Grand Forks BC and Nelson BC

The distance from Grand Forks to Nelson is 139 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 38 minutes and goes through Castlegar, Christina Lake, Playmor Junction and Taghum.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Grand Forks 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 23 km, 17 min
Christina Lake 23 km 0:17 17 min 1.7 L
3 76 km, 51 min
Castlegar 99 km 1:08 1 h 08 min 7.5 L
3A 17 km, 12 min
Playmor Junction 116 km 1:21 1 h 21 min 9.1 L
3A 24 km, 17 min
Nelson 139 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 9.5 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Grand Forks to Nelson?

Fuel cost: 21 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 139 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.89 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Grand Forks to Nelson?

Driving time: 1 h 38 min

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

  • 109 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 h 12 min
  • 19 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 13 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 4 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 2 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 6 min

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

How far is Grand Forks to Nelson by land?

The distance between Grand Forks and Nelson is 139 km by road.

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

How far is Grand Forks to Nelson by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Grand Forks and Nelson is 99 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 Grand Forks and Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Grand Forks from Nelson by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 7 min to cover the distance of 99 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 27 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 Grand Forks to Nelson?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 24 min to cover the distance of 99 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 28 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 Grand Forks and Nelson?

The halfway point between Grand Forks and Nelson is Castlegar. It is located about 29 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Castlegar to Grand Forks is 99 km and driving will take about 1 h 8 min. The road between Castlegar and Nelson has length 40 km and will take approximately 30 min.

Where is Grand Forks in relation to Nelson?

Grand Forks is located 99 km south-west of Nelson.

Grand Forks has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.02718, longitude -118.45685.

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

Which highway goes from Grand Forks to Nelson?

The route from Grand Forks to Nelson follows 3.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 3A: 41 km
  • 6: 21 km
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