Distance between Vancouver BC and Anchorage AK
The distance from Vancouver to Anchorage is 3,682 kilometers by road including 197 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 42 hours and 18 minutes and goes through Burnaby, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Williams Lake, Quesnel and Prince George.
|Shortest distance by air||2,131 km ✈️|
|Car route length||3,682 km 🚗|
|Driving time||42 h 18 min|
|Fuel amount||294.6 L|
|Fuel cost||506.7 CAD|
|Vancouver||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
13 km, 12 min
|Burnaby||13 km||12 min||0.6 L|
1 9 km, 06 min
|Coquitlam||22 km||18 min||1.5 L|
1 49 km, 29 min
|Abbotsford||71 km||48 min||4.4 L|
1 31 km, 18 min
|Chilliwack||102 km||1 h 06 min||7.0 L|
1 446 km, 5 h 06 min
|Williams Lake||548 km||6 h 12 min||42.9 L|
97 116 km, 1 h 20 min
|Quesnel||664 km||7 h 33 min||52.6 L|
97 124 km, 1 h 27 min
|Prince George||788 km||9 h 00 min||62.1 L|
97 432 km, 5 h 06 min
|Fort St. John||1,220 km||14 h 07 min||97.2 L|
97 1,328 km, 15 h 14 min
|Whitehorse||2,548 km||29 h 21 min||203.4 L|
1 AK 1 1,134 km, 12 h 57 min
|Anchorage||3,682 km||42 h 18 min||294.3 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Vancouver to Anchorage?
Fuel cost: 506.7 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,682 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.72 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Vancouver to Anchorage?
Driving time: 42 h 18 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 52 km with a maximum speed 105 km/h = 29 min
- 124 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 14 min
- 2,445 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 27 h 9 min
- 153 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 1 h 43 min
- 5 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 min
- 810 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 10 h 7 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 6 min
- 43 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 37 min
- 5 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 4 min
- 13 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 13 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 56 km/h = 1 min
- 22 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 26 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Vancouver to Anchorage by land?
The distance between Vancouver and Anchorage is 3,682 km by road including 197 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Vancouver and Anchorage respectively.
How far is Vancouver to Anchorage by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Vancouver and Anchorage is 2,131 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 Vancouver and Anchorage respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Vancouver from Anchorage by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 39 min to cover the distance of 2,131 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 9 h 41 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 Vancouver to Anchorage?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 8 h 52 min to cover the distance of 2,131 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 10 h 8 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 Vancouver and Anchorage?
The halfway point between Vancouver and Anchorage is Toad River. It is located about 48 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Toad River to Vancouver is 1,793 km and driving will take about 20 h 38 min. The road between Toad River and Anchorage has length 1,890 km and will take approximately 21 h 40 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Vancouver in relation to Anchorage?
Vancouver is located 2,131 km south-east of Anchorage.
Vancouver has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.26243, longitude -123.11554.
Anchorage has geographic coordinates: latitude 61.21631, longitude -149.89485. Click here to see Anchorage on map.
Which highway goes from Vancouver to Anchorage?
The route from Vancouver to Anchorage follows 97, 1, AK 1, AK 2.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 2: 75 km
- AK 4: 22 km
- 97C: 4 km
- 29: 3 km