Distance between Kamloops BC and Nelson BC
The distance from Kamloops to Nelson is 557 kilometers by road including 174 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 10 minutes and goes through Merritt, Kelowna, Castlegar, Dufferin, Peachland, Greenwood and Grand Forks.
|Shortest distance by air||255 km ✈️|
|Car route length||557 km 🚗|
|Driving time||6 h 10 min|
|Fuel amount||44.6 L|
|Fuel cost||75.7 CAD|
|Kamloops||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
1 8 km, 06 min
|Dufferin||8 km||06 min||0.5 L|
1 5 82 km, 45 min
|Merritt||91 km||52 min||6.3 L|
97C 99 km, 56 min
|Peachland||190 km||1 h 48 min||15.0 L|
97C 97 27 km, 21 min
|Kelowna||218 km||2 h 10 min||16.7 L|
33 127 km, 1 h 28 min
|Rock Creek||345 km||3 h 38 min||27.4 L|
33 3 33 km, 24 min
|Greenwood||378 km||4 h 02 min||30.1 L|
3 41 km, 29 min
|Grand Forks||418 km||4 h 32 min||33.1 L|
3 98 km, 1 h 07 min
|Castlegar||517 km||5 h 40 min||40.9 L|
3A 40 km, 30 min
|Nelson||557 km||6 h 10 min||42.9 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Kamloops to Nelson?
Fuel cost: 75.7 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 557 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.7 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Kamloops to Nelson?
Driving time: 6 h 10 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 156 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 25 min
- 7 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 3 min
- 306 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 23 min
- 50 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 37 min
- 11 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 9 min
- 11 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 10 min
- 16 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 19 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Kamloops to Nelson by land?
The distance between Kamloops and Nelson is 557 km by road including 174 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Kamloops and Nelson respectively.
How far is Kamloops to Nelson by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Kamloops and Nelson is 255 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 Kamloops and Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Kamloops from Nelson by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 19 min to cover the distance of 255 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 9 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 Kamloops to Nelson?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 3 min to cover the distance of 255 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 12 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 Kamloops and Nelson?
The halfway point between Kamloops and Nelson is Carmi. It is located about 13 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Kamloops in relation to Nelson?
Kamloops is located 255 km north-west of Nelson.
Kamloops has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.67732, longitude -120.34424.
Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -117.29004.
Which highway goes from Kamloops to Nelson?
The route from Kamloops to Nelson follows 3, 33, 97C.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 5: 84 km
- 3A: 41 km
- 97: 29 km
- 5A: 24 km
- 6: 21 km
- 1: 7 km