Distance between Smithers BC and Nanaimo BC

The distance from Smithers to Nanaimo is 1,232 kilometers by road including 170 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 16 hours and 26 minutes and goes through Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Coquitlam and Burnaby.

There are ferries on the route.
Shortest distance by air 663 km ✈️
Car route length 1,232 km 🚗
Driving time 16 h 26 min
Fuel amount 98.6 L
Fuel cost 117.3 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Smithers 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
16 364 km, 4 h 16 min
Prince George 364 km 4:16 4 h 16 min 28.3 L
16 97 123 km, 1 h 25 min
Quesnel 487 km 5:41 5 h 41 min 38.5 L
97 116 km, 1 h 20 min
Williams Lake 603 km 7:02 7 h 02 min 47.3 L
97 1 445 km, 5 h 05 min
Chilliwack 1,048 km 12:07 12 h 07 min 82.7 L
1 31 km, 18 min
Abbotsford 1,079 km 12:26 12 h 26 min 85.0 L
1 49 km, 29 min
Coquitlam 1,129 km 12:56 12 h 56 min 90.0 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Burnaby 1,138 km 13:02 13 h 02 min 90.6 L
1 7 km, 05 min
Vancouver 1,145 km 13:08 13 h 08 min 91.5 L
1 7 km, 05 min
District of North Vancouver 1,152 km 13:13 13 h 13 min 91.8 L
1 41 km, 1 h 35 min
West Vancouver 1,193 km 14:48 14 h 48 min 92.6 L
2 40 km, 1 h 37 min
Nanaimo 1,232 km 16:26 16 h 26 min 98.3 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Smithers 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
16 15 km, 12 min
Telkwa 15 km 0:12 12 min 1.1 L
16 40 km, 28 min
Houston 56 km 0:40 40 min 1.4 L
16 58 km, 39 min
Topley 113 km 1:20 1 h 20 min 7.4 L
16 22 km, 15 min
Decker Lake 135 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 10.7 L
16 23 km, 16 min
Burns Lake 158 km 1:52 1 h 52 min 11.4 L
16 44 km, 30 min
Endako 202 km 2:22 2 h 22 min 15.7 L
16 19 km, 13 min
Fraser Lake 221 km 2:35 2 h 35 min 17.0 L
16 11 km, 08 min
Fort Fraser 232 km 2:44 2 h 44 min 18.4 L
16 38 km, 26 min
Vanderhoof 270 km 3:11 3 h 11 min 18.8 L
16 94 km, 1 h 04 min
Prince George 364 km 4:16 4 h 16 min 28.3 L
16 97 62 km, 43 min
Hixon 427 km 4:59 4 h 59 min 32.1 L
97 61 km, 42 min
Quesnel 487 km 5:41 5 h 41 min 38.5 L
97 40 km, 28 min
Macalister 528 km 6:10 6 h 10 min 39.6 L
97 46 km, 30 min
Soda Creek 573 km 6:41 6 h 41 min 45.0 L
97 30 km, 20 min
Williams Lake 603 km 7:01 7 h 01 min 47.3 L
97 15 km, 11 min
150 Mile House 618 km 7:13 7 h 13 min 49.2 L
97 42 km, 28 min
Wright 660 km 7:42 7 h 42 min 52.0 L
97 37 km, 26 min
100 Mile House 697 km 8:09 8 h 09 min 55.4 L
97 39 km, 26 min
70 Mile House 735 km 8:35 8 h 35 min 58.7 L
97 33 km, 22 min
Clinton 768 km 8:57 8 h 57 min 61.4 L
97 40 km, 27 min
Cache Creek 808 km 9:25 9 h 25 min 64.3 L
97C 1 47 km, 32 min
Spences Bridge 856 km 9:58 9 h 58 min 68.4 L
1 29 km, 19 min
Lytton 884 km 10:17 10 h 17 min 70.1 L
1 47 km, 32 min
Boston Bar 932 km 10:50 10 h 50 min 74.1 L
1 28 km, 19 min
Spuzzum 960 km 11:09 11 h 09 min 76.6 L
1 18 km, 12 min
Yale 978 km 11:21 11 h 21 min 78.1 L
1 25 km, 17 min
Hope 1,002 km 11:39 11 h 39 min 79.5 L
1 14 km, 09 min
Laidlaw 1,016 km 11:48 11 h 48 min 81.3 L
1 32 km, 19 min
Chilliwack 1,048 km 12:07 12 h 07 min 82.7 L
1 31 km, 18 min
Abbotsford 1,079 km 12:26 12 h 26 min 85.0 L
1 19 km, 11 min
Gloucester 1,098 km 12:37 12 h 37 min 87.6 L
1 8 km, 04 min
Forest Knolls 1,106 km 12:42 12 h 42 min 88.2 L
1 23 km, 13 min
Coquitlam 1,129 km 12:55 12 h 55 min 90.0 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Burnaby 1,138 km 13:02 13 h 02 min 90.6 L
1 7 km, 05 min
Vancouver 1,145 km 13:07 13 h 07 min 91.5 L
1 7 km, 05 min
District of North Vancouver 1,152 km 13:12 13 h 12 min 91.8 L
1 41 km, 1 h 35 min
West Vancouver 1,193 km 14:48 14 h 48 min 92.6 L
2 40 km, 1 h 37 min
Nanaimo 1,232 km 16:25 16 h 25 min 98.3 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 117.3 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,232 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.19 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Smithers to Nanaimo?

Driving time: 16 h 26 min

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

  • 2 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 min
  • 119 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 11 min
  • 885 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 9 h 50 min
  • 85 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 3 min
  • 34 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 28 min
  • 17 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 16 min
  • 31 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 37 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 30 km/h = 1 min
  • 59 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 2 h 55 min

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

How far is Smithers to Nanaimo by land?

The distance between Smithers and Nanaimo is 1,232 km by road including 170 km on motorways.

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

How far is Smithers to Nanaimo by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Smithers and Nanaimo is 663 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 Smithers and Nanaimo respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Smithers from Nanaimo by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 49 min to cover the distance of 663 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 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 Smithers to Nanaimo?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 45 min to cover the distance of 663 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 9 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 Smithers and Nanaimo?

The halfway point between Smithers and Nanaimo is 150 Mile House. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from 150 Mile House to Smithers is 618 km and driving will take about 7 h 13 min. The road between 150 Mile House and Nanaimo has length 614 km and will take approximately 9 h 13 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Williams Lake is in 603 km from Smithers and 629 km from Nanaimo
  • Soda Creek is in 573 km from Smithers and 659 km from Nanaimo
  • Wright is in 660 km from Smithers and 572 km from Nanaimo

Where is Smithers in relation to Nanaimo?

Smithers is located 663 km north-west of Nanaimo.

Smithers has geographic coordinates: latitude 54.78302, longitude -127.17022.

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

Which highway goes from Smithers to Nanaimo?

The route from Smithers to Nanaimo follows 97, 1, 16.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 56 km
  • 99: 10 km
  • 97C: 4 km
The distance between Smithers and Nanaimo is ranked 80th in the ranking popularity.
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