Distance between Nanaimo BC and Vancouver BC

The distance from Nanaimo to Vancouver is 84 kilometers by road including 13 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 16 minutes and goes through West Vancouver.

There are ferries on the route.
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Nanaimo 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 40 km, 1 h 37 min
West Vancouver 40 km 1:37 1 h 37 min 0.3 L
2 43 km, 1 h 39 min
Vancouver 84 km 3:16 3 h 16 min 6.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Nanaimo to Vancouver?

Fuel cost: 11.6 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 84 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.73 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Nanaimo to Vancouver?

Driving time: 3 h 16 min

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

  • 10 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 5 min
  • 9 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 10 min
  • 57 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 2 h 52 min

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

How far is Nanaimo to Vancouver by land?

The distance between Nanaimo and Vancouver is 84 km by road including 13 km on motorways.

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

How far is Nanaimo to Vancouver by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Nanaimo and Vancouver is 61 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 Nanaimo and Vancouver respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Nanaimo from Vancouver by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 4 min to cover the distance of 61 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 16 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 Nanaimo to Vancouver?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 15 min to cover the distance of 61 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 17 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 Nanaimo and Vancouver?

The halfway point between Nanaimo and Vancouver is West Vancouver. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from West Vancouver to Nanaimo is 40 km and driving will take about 1 h 37 min. The road between West Vancouver and Vancouver has length 43 km and will take approximately 1 h 39 min.

Where is Nanaimo in relation to Vancouver?

Nanaimo is located 61 km west of Vancouver.

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

Vancouver has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.26243, longitude -123.11554.

Which highway goes from Nanaimo to Vancouver?

The route from Nanaimo to Vancouver follows 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 99: 16 km
  • 1: 15 km
  • 1A: 6 km
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