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.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Nelson 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
6 43 km, 29 min
Salmo 43 km 0:29 29 min 2.9 L
6 3 82 km, 55 min
Creston 125 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 9.7 L
21 3 106 km, 1 h 13 min
Cranbrook 230 km 2:38 2 h 38 min 18.2 L
3 96 km, 1 h 07 min
Fernie 327 km 3:45 3 h 45 min 25.9 L
3 35 km, 24 min
Sparwood 362 km 4:10 4 h 10 min 27.8 L
3 29 km, 20 min
Crowsnest Pass 391 km 4:31 4 h 31 min 31.2 L
3 6 km, 04 min
Frank 397 km 4:36 4 h 36 min 31.4 L
3 134 km, 1 h 31 min
Lethbridge 531 km 6:07 6 h 07 min 42.2 L
3 170 km, 2 h 00 min
Medicine Hat 702 km 8:07 8 h 07 min 55.4 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Nelson 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
6 43 km, 29 min
Salmo 43 km 0:29 29 min 2.9 L
6 3 82 km, 55 min
Creston 125 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 9.7 L
21 3 40 km, 28 min
Yahk 165 km 1:53 1 h 53 min 13.1 L
3 36 km, 24 min
Moyie 201 km 2:17 2 h 17 min 15.6 L
3 29 km, 20 min
Cranbrook 230 km 2:38 2 h 38 min 18.2 L
3 43 km, 30 min
Jaffray 274 km 3:08 3 h 08 min 21.6 L
3 26 km, 17 min
Elko 300 km 3:26 3 h 26 min 23.6 L
3 27 km, 19 min
Fernie 327 km 3:45 3 h 45 min 25.9 L
3 12 km, 08 min
Hosmer 338 km 3:54 3 h 54 min 27.0 L
3 23 km, 15 min
Sparwood 362 km 4:10 4 h 10 min 27.8 L
3 29 km, 20 min
Crowsnest Pass 391 km 4:31 4 h 31 min 31.2 L
3 6 km, 04 min
Frank 397 km 4:35 4 h 35 min 31.4 L
3 7 km, 05 min
Hillcrest 404 km 4:41 4 h 41 min 32.1 L
3 16 km, 10 min
Lundbreck 421 km 4:52 4 h 52 min 33.5 L
3 6 km, 04 min
Cowley 427 km 4:56 4 h 56 min 33.9 L
3 25 km, 16 min
Brocket 452 km 5:13 5 h 13 min 36.0 L
3 44 km, 30 min
Fort Macleod 496 km 5:43 5 h 43 min 38.5 L
3 26 km, 17 min
Coalhurst 522 km 6:01 6 h 01 min 41.3 L
3 10 km, 06 min
Lethbridge 531 km 6:07 6 h 07 min 42.2 L
3 17 km, 12 min
Coaldale 549 km 6:20 6 h 20 min 43.0 L
3 15 km, 10 min
Chin 563 km 6:30 6 h 30 min 44.9 L
3 10 km, 06 min
Barnwell 573 km 6:37 6 h 37 min 45.3 L
3 13 km, 09 min
Taber 586 km 6:46 6 h 46 min 46.5 L
3 30 km, 20 min
Grassy Lake 616 km 7:07 7 h 07 min 47.3 L
3 28 km, 19 min
Bow Island 644 km 7:26 7 h 26 min 51.3 L
3 30 km, 20 min
Seven Persons 674 km 7:46 7 h 46 min 53.6 L
3 28 km, 20 min
Medicine Hat 702 km 8:07 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)

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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 distance from Sparwood to Nelson is 362 km and driving will take about 4 h 10 min. The road between Sparwood and Medicine Hat has length 340 km and will take approximately 3 h 57 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Hosmer is in 338 km from Nelson and 363 km from Medicine Hat
  • Fernie is in 327 km from Nelson and 375 km from Medicine Hat
  • Crowsnest Pass is in 391 km from Nelson and 310 km from Medicine Hat

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
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