Distance between Prince George BC and Fort St. John BC

The distance from Prince George to Fort St. John is 437 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 11 minutes and goes through Salmon Valley, Summit Lake, Chetwynd, East Pine, Pine Valley and Taylor.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Prince George 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 33 km, 26 min
Salmon Valley 33 km 0:26 26 min 1.1 L
97 44 km, 31 min
Bear Lake 77 km 0:58 58 min 5.7 L
97 37 km, 27 min
McLeod Lake 115 km 1:26 1 h 26 min 6.7 L
97 185 km, 2 h 06 min
Chetwynd 300 km 3:32 3 h 32 min 23.6 L
97 39 km, 27 min
East Pine 338 km 3:59 3 h 59 min 24.7 L
97 63 km, 45 min
Pine Valley 401 km 4:45 4 h 45 min 31.8 L
97 19 km, 12 min
Taylor 420 km 4:58 4 h 58 min 33.2 L
97 17 km, 12 min
Fort St. John 437 km 5:10 5 h 10 min 34.4 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Prince George to Fort St. John?

Fuel cost: 66.1 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 437 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 Prince George to Fort St. John?

Driving time: 5 h 11 min

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

  • 236 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 37 min
  • 184 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 18 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 10 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min

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

How far is Prince George to Fort St. John by land?

The distance between Prince George and Fort St. John is 437 km by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Prince George and Fort St. John respectively.

How far is Prince George to Fort St. John by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Prince George and Fort St. John is 287 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 Prince George and Fort St. John respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Prince George from Fort St. John by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 21 min to cover the distance of 287 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 18 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 Prince George to Fort St. John?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 11 min to cover the distance of 287 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 22 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 Prince George and Fort St. John?

The halfway point between Prince George and Fort St. John is Chetwynd. It is located about 81 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Chetwynd to Prince George is 300 km and driving will take about 3 h 32 min. The road between Chetwynd and Fort St. John has length 137 km and will take approximately 1 h 38 min.

Where is Prince George in relation to Fort St. John?

Prince George is located 287 km south-west of Fort St. John.

Prince George has geographic coordinates: latitude 53.91728, longitude -122.7475.

Fort St. John has geographic coordinates: latitude 56.25098, longitude -120.83588.

Which highway goes from Prince George to Fort St. John?

The route from Prince George to Fort St. John follows 97.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 29: 3 km
The distance between Prince George and Fort St. John is ranked 1,456th in the ranking popularity.
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