Distance between Nelson BC and Medicine Hat AB
The distance from Nelson to Medicine Hat is 702 kilometers by road including 12 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 8 minutes and goes through Cranbrook, Lethbridge, Salmo, Creston, Fernie, Sparwood and Crowsnest Pass.
|Shortest distance by air||479 km ✈️|
|Car route length||702 km 🚗|
|Driving time||8 h 8 min|
|Fuel amount||56.1 L|
|Fuel cost||101.6 CAD|
|Nelson||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
6 43 km, 29 min
|Salmo||43 km||29 min||2.9 L|
6 3 82 km, 55 min
|Creston||125 km||1 h 24 min||9.7 L|
21 3 106 km, 1 h 13 min
|Cranbrook||230 km||2 h 38 min||18.2 L|
3 96 km, 1 h 07 min
|Fernie||327 km||3 h 45 min||25.9 L|
3 35 km, 24 min
|Sparwood||362 km||4 h 10 min||27.8 L|
3 29 km, 20 min
|Crowsnest Pass||391 km||4 h 31 min||31.2 L|
3 6 km, 04 min
|Frank||397 km||4 h 36 min||31.4 L|
3 134 km, 1 h 31 min
|Lethbridge||531 km||6 h 07 min||42.2 L|
3 170 km, 2 h 00 min
|Medicine Hat||702 km||8 h 07 min||55.4 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Nelson to Medicine Hat?
Fuel cost: 101.6 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 702 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.81 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Nelson to Medicine Hat?
Driving time: 8 h 8 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 3 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 min
- 3 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 min
- 594 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 36 min
- 52 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 39 min
- 16 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 14 min
- 17 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 17 min
- 14 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 17 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Nelson to Medicine Hat by land?
The distance between Nelson and Medicine Hat is 702 km by road including 12 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Nelson and Medicine Hat respectively.
How far is Nelson to Medicine Hat by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Nelson and Medicine Hat is 479 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 Nelson and Medicine Hat respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Nelson from Medicine Hat by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 35 min to cover the distance of 479 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 10 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 Nelson to Medicine Hat?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 59 min to cover the distance of 479 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 16 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 Nelson and Medicine Hat?
The halfway point between Nelson and Medicine Hat is Sparwood. It is located about 11 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Nelson in relation to Medicine Hat?
Nelson is located 479 km west of Medicine Hat.
Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -117.29004.
Medicine Hat has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.04303, longitude -110.67902.
Which highway goes from Nelson to Medicine Hat?
The route from Nelson to Medicine Hat follows 3.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 95: 77 km
- 93: 56 km
- 6: 54 km
- 2: 5 km
- 21: 4 km
- 36: 3 km
- 41A: 2 km