Distance between Vancouver BC and Calgary AB

The distance from Vancouver to Calgary is 970 kilometers by road including 579 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 10 hours and 17 minutes and goes through Burnaby, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Merritt, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Vancouver 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
13 km, 12 min
Burnaby 13 km 0:12 12 min 0.6 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Coquitlam 22 km 0:18 18 min 1.5 L
1 20 km, 12 min
Forest Knolls 43 km 0:30 30 min 3.3 L
1 29 km, 17 min
Abbotsford 71 km 0:48 48 min 4.4 L
1 31 km, 18 min
Chilliwack 102 km 1:06 1 h 06 min 7.0 L
1 5 162 km, 1 h 31 min
Merritt 265 km 2:37 2 h 37 min 20.5 L
5 1 198 km, 2 h 02 min
Salmon Arm 462 km 4:40 4 h 40 min 35.9 L
1 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Revelstoke 565 km 5:50 5 h 50 min 44.6 L
1 405 km, 4 h 26 min
Calgary 970 km 10:17 10 h 17 min 77.6 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Vancouver 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
13 km, 12 min
Burnaby 13 km 0:12 12 min 0.6 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Coquitlam 22 km 0:18 18 min 1.5 L
1 20 km, 12 min
Forest Knolls 43 km 0:30 30 min 3.3 L
1 11 km, 06 min
Gloucester 53 km 0:37 37 min 4.2 L
1 18 km, 10 min
Abbotsford 71 km 0:48 48 min 4.4 L
1 31 km, 18 min
Chilliwack 102 km 1:06 1 h 06 min 7.0 L
1 15 km, 08 min
Bridal Falls 117 km 1:15 1 h 15 min 9.3 L
1 17 km, 10 min
Laidlaw 134 km 1:25 1 h 25 min 10.7 L
1 12 km, 06 min
Hope 146 km 1:32 1 h 32 min 11.1 L
1 5 119 km, 1 h 04 min
Merritt 265 km 2:37 2 h 37 min 20.5 L
5 80 km, 44 min
Dufferin 345 km 3:21 3 h 21 min 27.3 L
1 7 km, 04 min
Rose Hill 352 km 3:26 3 h 26 min 28.0 L
1 10 km, 07 min
Dallas 362 km 3:33 3 h 33 min 28.8 L
1 6 km, 03 min
Campbell Creek 368 km 3:37 3 h 37 min 29.2 L
1 10 km, 05 min
Monte Creek 378 km 3:43 3 h 43 min 30.1 L
1 10 km, 06 min
Pritchard 388 km 3:49 3 h 49 min 31.0 L
1 21 km, 13 min
Chase 409 km 4:03 4 h 03 min 32.5 L
1 7 km, 04 min
Squilax 417 km 4:08 4 h 08 min 33.0 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Sorrento 426 km 4:14 4 h 14 min 34.0 L
1 4 km, 02 min
Blind Bay 430 km 4:17 4 h 17 min 34.2 L
1 16 km, 10 min
Tappen 446 km 4:27 4 h 27 min 35.4 L
1 17 km, 12 min
Salmon Arm 462 km 4:39 4 h 39 min 35.9 L
1 30 km, 21 min
Sicamous 493 km 5:01 5 h 01 min 38.7 L
1 16 km, 10 min
Malakwa 508 km 5:12 5 h 12 min 40.4 L
1 56 km, 37 min
Revelstoke 565 km 5:50 5 h 50 min 44.6 L
1 139 km, 1 h 35 min
Golden 703 km 7:26 7 h 26 min 55.5 L
1 61 km, 41 min
Field 764 km 8:07 8 h 07 min 60.9 L
1 26 km, 17 min
Lake Louise 790 km 8:24 8 h 24 min 63.0 L
1 54 km, 35 min
Banff 843 km 9:00 9 h 00 min 67.1 L
1 21 km, 13 min
Harvie Heights 865 km 9:13 9 h 13 min 68.9 L
1 4 km, 02 min
Canmore 869 km 9:16 9 h 16 min 69.5 L
1 1 km, 00 min
Three Sisters Mountain Village 870 km 9:16 9 h 16 min 69.5 L
1 7 km, 03 min
Dead Man's Flats 877 km 9:20 9 h 20 min 69.7 L
1 67 km, 36 min
Springbank 944 km 9:57 9 h 57 min 74.9 L
1 14 km, 08 min
Cougar Ridge 958 km 10:05 10 h 05 min 76.6 L
1 12 km, 11 min
Calgary 970 km 10:16 10 h 16 min 77.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Vancouver to Calgary?

Fuel cost: 92.3 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 970 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 Vancouver to Calgary?

Driving time: 10 h 17 min

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

  • 284 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 2 h 34 min
  • 173 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 43 min
  • 452 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 5 h 1 min
  • 14 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 10 min
  • 18 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 15 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 15 min
  • 13 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 15 min

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

How far is Vancouver to Calgary by land?

The distance between Vancouver and Calgary is 970 km by road including 579 km on motorways.

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

How far is Vancouver to Calgary by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Vancouver and Calgary is 675 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 Calgary respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Vancouver from Calgary by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 50 min to cover the distance of 675 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 4 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 Calgary?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 48 min to cover the distance of 675 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 12 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 Calgary?

The halfway point between Vancouver and Calgary is Sicamous. It is located about 8 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Sicamous to Vancouver is 493 km and driving will take about 5 h 1 min. The road between Sicamous and Calgary has length 477 km and will take approximately 5 h 15 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Salmon Arm is in 462 km from Vancouver and 507 km from Calgary
  • Malakwa is in 508 km from Vancouver and 461 km from Calgary
  • Tappen is in 446 km from Vancouver and 524 km from Calgary

Where is Vancouver in relation to Calgary?

Vancouver is located 675 km west of Calgary.

Vancouver has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.26243, longitude -123.11554.

Calgary has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05342, longitude -114.06259.

Which highway goes from Vancouver to Calgary?

The route from Vancouver to Calgary follows 1, 5.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 97: 37 km
  • 93: 27 km
  • 3: 6 km
  • 23: 1 km
The distance between Vancouver and Calgary is ranked 1,333rd in the ranking popularity.
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