Distance between Vancouver BC and Banff AB
The distance from Vancouver to Banff is 846 kilometers by road including 463 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 9 hours and 3 minutes and goes through Burnaby, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Merritt, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke.
|Shortest distance by air||577 km ✈️|
|Car route length||846 km 🚗|
|Driving time||9 h 3 min|
|Fuel amount||67.6 L|
|Fuel cost||127.9 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 20 km, 12 min
|Forest Knolls||43 km||30 min||3.3 L|
1 29 km, 17 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 5 162 km, 1 h 31 min
|Merritt||265 km||2 h 37 min||20.5 L|
5 1 198 km, 2 h 02 min
|Salmon Arm||462 km||4 h 40 min||35.9 L|
1 102 km, 1 h 10 min
|Revelstoke||565 km||5 h 50 min||44.6 L|
1 281 km, 3 h 12 min
|Banff||846 km||9 h 03 min||67.1 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Vancouver to Banff?
Fuel cost: 127.9 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 846 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.89 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Vancouver to Banff?
Driving time: 9 h 3 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 192 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 44 min
- 173 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 43 min
- 431 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 47 min
- 11 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 8 min
- 14 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 12 min
- 13 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 13 min
- 11 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 12 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Vancouver to Banff by land?
The distance between Vancouver and Banff is 846 km by road including 463 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Vancouver and Banff respectively.
How far is Vancouver to Banff by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Vancouver and Banff is 577 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 Banff respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Vancouver from Banff by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 43 min to cover the distance of 577 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 37 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 Banff?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 24 min to cover the distance of 577 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 44 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 Banff?
The halfway point between Vancouver and Banff is Sorrento. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Vancouver in relation to Banff?
Vancouver is located 577 km west of Banff.
Vancouver has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.26243, longitude -123.11554.
Banff has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.17778, longitude -115.56825.
Which highway goes from Vancouver to Banff?
The route from Vancouver to Banff follows 1, 5.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 97: 37 km
- 93: 27 km
- 3: 6 km
- 23: 1 km