Distance between Vancouver BC and Whistler BC

The distance from Vancouver to Whistler is 124 kilometers by road including 17 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 34 minutes and goes through West Vancouver, Squamish, Tamarisk, Lions Bay, Furry Creek and Britannia Beach.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Vancouver 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1A 18 km, 16 min
West Vancouver 18 km 0:16 16 min 0.6 L
99 16 km, 12 min
Lions Bay 34 km 0:28 28 min 2.6 L
99 14 km, 09 min
Furry Creek 48 km 0:38 38 min 3.8 L
99 7 km, 05 min
Britannia Beach 55 km 0:43 43 min 4.3 L
99 17 km, 12 min
Squamish 72 km 0:55 55 min 4.5 L
99 47 km, 33 min
Tamarisk 119 km 1:28 1 h 28 min 9.3 L
99 6 km, 05 min
50.11715, -122.95433 124 km 1:34 1 h 34 min 9.9 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 17.1 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 124 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.72 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Vancouver to Whistler?

Driving time: 1 h 34 min

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

  • 84 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 56 min
  • 10 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 7 min
  • 7 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
  • 17 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 17 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 min

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

How far is Vancouver to Whistler by land?

The distance between Vancouver and Whistler is 124 km by road including 17 km on motorways.

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

How far is Vancouver to Whistler by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Vancouver and Whistler is 96 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 Whistler respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Vancouver from Whistler by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 7 min to cover the distance of 96 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 26 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 Whistler?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 24 min to cover the distance of 96 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 27 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 Whistler?

The halfway point between Vancouver and Whistler is Britannia Beach. It is located about 7 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Britannia Beach to Vancouver is 55 km and driving will take about 43 min. The road between Britannia Beach and Whistler has length 69 km and will take approximately 51 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Squamish is in 72 km from Vancouver and 53 km from Whistler
  • Furry Creek is in 48 km from Vancouver and 76 km from Whistler

Where is Vancouver in relation to Whistler?

Vancouver is located 96 km south of Whistler.

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

Whistler has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.11715, longitude -122.95433.

Which highway goes from Vancouver to Whistler?

The route from Vancouver to Whistler follows 99.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 1: 10 km
  • 1A: 6 km
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