Distance between Watson Lake YT and Smithers BC

The distance from Watson Lake to Smithers is 854 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 9 hours and 56 minutes and goes through Laketon, Porter, Dease Lake, Kitwanga, New Hazelton, Carnaby and New Hazelton.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Watson Lake 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 12 km 0:08 08 min 0.9 L
1 37 198 km, 2 h 19 min
Laketon 210 km 2:28 2 h 28 min 15.2 L
37 49 km, 34 min
Dease Lake 259 km 3:03 3 h 03 min 20.2 L
37 478 km, 5 h 26 min
Kitwanga 737 km 8:29 8 h 29 min 57.1 L
37 16 44 km, 32 min
New Hazelton 781 km 9:02 9 h 02 min 61.2 L
16 22 km, 16 min
Beament 803 km 9:18 9 h 18 min 63.8 L
16 7 km, 05 min
Seaton 810 km 9:23 9 h 23 min 64.7 L
16 11 km, 08 min
Moricetown 821 km 9:31 9 h 31 min 64.9 L
16 32 km, 23 min
Smithers 854 km 9:55 9 h 55 min 67.9 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Watson Lake 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 12 km 0:08 08 min 0.9 L
1 37 93 km, 1 h 04 min
Good Hope Lake 105 km 1:12 1 h 12 min 6.2 L
37 48 km, 34 min
Jade City 153 km 1:47 1 h 47 min 11.4 L
37 57 km, 40 min
Laketon 210 km 2:28 2 h 28 min 15.2 L
37 49 km, 34 min
Dease Lake 259 km 3:03 3 h 03 min 20.2 L
37 77 km, 54 min
40 Mile Flats 336 km 3:57 3 h 57 min 24.6 L
37 163 km, 1 h 51 min
Bell II 499 km 5:48 5 h 48 min 39.5 L
37 88 km, 59 min
Meziadin Junction 587 km 6:48 6 h 48 min 46.8 L
37 149 km, 1 h 40 min
Kitwanga 737 km 8:29 8 h 29 min 57.1 L
37 16 44 km, 32 min
New Hazelton 781 km 9:02 9 h 02 min 61.2 L
16 22 km, 16 min
Beament 803 km 9:18 9 h 18 min 63.8 L
16 7 km, 05 min
Seaton 810 km 9:23 9 h 23 min 64.7 L
16 11 km, 08 min
Moricetown 821 km 9:31 9 h 31 min 64.9 L
16 32 km, 23 min
Smithers 854 km 9:55 9 h 55 min 67.9 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Watson Lake to Smithers?

Fuel cost: 81.3 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 854 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 Watson Lake to Smithers?

Driving time: 9 h 56 min

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

  • 557 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 11 min
  • 285 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h 34 min
  • 7 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min

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

How far is Watson Lake to Smithers by land?

The distance between Watson Lake and Smithers is 854 km by road.

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

How far is Watson Lake to Smithers by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Watson Lake and Smithers is 594 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 Watson Lake and Smithers respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Watson Lake from Smithers by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 44 min to cover the distance of 594 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 42 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 Watson Lake to Smithers?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 28 min to cover the distance of 594 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 49 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 Watson Lake and Smithers?

The halfway point between Watson Lake and Smithers is Bell II. It is located about 72 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Bell II to Watson Lake is 499 km and driving will take about 5 h 48 min. The road between Bell II and Smithers has length 355 km and will take approximately 4 h 7 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • 40 Mile Flats is in 336 km from Watson Lake and 517 km from Smithers

Where is Watson Lake in relation to Smithers?

Watson Lake is located 594 km north-west of Smithers.

Watson Lake has geographic coordinates: latitude 60.06243, longitude -128.7068.

Smithers has geographic coordinates: latitude 54.78302, longitude -127.17022.

Which highway goes from Watson Lake to Smithers?

The route from Watson Lake to Smithers follows 37, 16.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 1: 22 km
The distance between Watson Lake and Smithers is ranked 3,343rd in the ranking popularity.
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