Distance between Wainwright AB and Calgary AB
The distance from Wainwright to Calgary is 416 kilometers by road including 126 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes and goes through Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Lacombe, Red Deer and Airdrie.
Shortest distance by air  296 km ✈️ 
Car route length  416 km 🚗 
Driving time  4 h 30 min 
Fuel amount  33.3 L 
Fuel cost  54.5 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Wainwright  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
14 26 139 km, 1 h 35 min


Camrose  139 km  1 h 35 min  10.5 L  
13 41 km, 30 min


Wetaskiwin  181 km  2 h 05 min  13.3 L  
2A 16 km, 11 min


Samson #137  196 km  2 h 17 min  15.6 L  
2A 19 km, 13 min


Ponoka  215 km  2 h 30 min  16.8 L  
2A 2 30 km, 17 min


Lacombe  245 km  2 h 47 min  19.1 L  
2 11 km, 06 min


Blackfalds  256 km  2 h 54 min  20.1 L  
2 16 km, 10 min


Red Deer  273 km  3 h 04 min  21.4 L  
2 114 km, 1 h 08 min


Airdrie  386 km  4 h 12 min  30.2 L  
2 30 km, 17 min


Calgary  416 km  4 h 30 min  33.2 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Wainwright to Calgary?
Fuel cost: 54.5 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 416 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.64 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Wainwright to Calgary?
Driving time: 4 h 30 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 119 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 5 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 2 min
 262 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 54 min
 16 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 11 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 min
 9 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 11 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Wainwright to Calgary by land?
The distance between Wainwright and Calgary is 416 km by road including 126 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Wainwright and Calgary respectively.
How far is Wainwright to Calgary by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Wainwright and Calgary is 296 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Wainwright and Calgary respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Wainwright from Calgary by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 22 min to cover the distance of 296 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 20 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 Wainwright to Calgary?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 14 min to cover the distance of 296 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 24 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 Wainwright and Calgary?
The halfway point between Wainwright and Calgary is Ponoka. It is located about 7 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Ponoka to Wainwright is 215 km and driving will take about 2 h 30 min. The road between Ponoka and Calgary has length 201 km and will take approximately 2 h.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Wainwright in relation to Calgary?
Wainwright is located 296 km northeast of Calgary.
Wainwright has geographic coordinates: latitude 52.83743, longitude 110.86121.
Calgary has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05342, longitude 114.06259.
Which highway goes from Wainwright to Calgary?
The route from Wainwright to Calgary follows 2.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 26: 82 km
 14: 55 km
 2A: 39 km
 13: 39 km
 834: 5 km
 53: 4 km
 36: 4 km
 611: 3 km