Distance between Vernon BC and Nelson BC
The distance from Vernon to Nelson is 386 kilometers by road including 9 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 33 minutes and goes through Kelowna, Castlegar, Coldstream, Lake Country, Oyama, Woodsdale and Winfield.
|Shortest distance by air||166 km ✈️|
|Car route length||386 km 🚗|
|Driving time||4 h 33 min|
|Fuel amount||30.9 L|
|Fuel cost||55.3 CAD|
|Vernon||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
97 6 km, 05 min
|Coldstream||6 km||05 min||0.5 L|
97 19 km, 13 min
|Lake Country||25 km||18 min||1.0 L|
97 21 km, 15 min
|Kelowna||47 km||34 min||3.0 L|
33 127 km, 1 h 27 min
|Rock Creek||174 km||2 h 01 min||13.7 L|
33 3 15 km, 10 min
|Midway||188 km||2 h 12 min||14.7 L|
3 18 km, 13 min
|Greenwood||207 km||2 h 25 min||16.4 L|
3 41 km, 29 min
|Grand Forks||247 km||2 h 55 min||19.5 L|
3 98 km, 1 h 07 min
|Castlegar||345 km||4 h 03 min||27.2 L|
3A 40 km, 30 min
|Nelson||386 km||4 h 33 min||29.2 L|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Vernon to Nelson?
Fuel cost: 55.3 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 386 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.79 CAD / L)
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How long is a car ride from Vernon to Nelson?
Driving time: 4 h 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 9 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 5 min
- 298 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 18 min
- 44 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 32 min
- 13 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 10 min
- 5 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 min
- 17 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 20 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Vernon to Nelson by land?
The distance between Vernon and Nelson is 386 km by road including 9 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Vernon and Nelson respectively.
How far is Vernon to Nelson by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Vernon and Nelson is 166 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 Vernon and Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Vernon from Nelson by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 12 min to cover the distance of 166 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 45 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 Vernon to Nelson?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 41 min to cover the distance of 166 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 47 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 Vernon and Nelson?
The halfway point between Vernon and Nelson is Midway. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Midway to Vernon is 188 km and driving will take about 2 h 12 min. The road between Midway and Nelson has length 197 km and will take approximately 2 h 21 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Vernon in relation to Nelson?
Vernon is located 166 km north-west of Nelson.
Vernon has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.26828, longitude -119.26758.
Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 49.49489, longitude -117.29004.
Which highway goes from Vernon to Nelson?
The route from Vernon to Nelson follows 3, 33.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- 97: 43 km
- 3A: 41 km
- 6: 22 km