Distance from Richmond, BC to Smithers, BC


1,157 km


12 hours 39 mins

Gas Cost

$77 - $184

There are 682.60 km (424.15 miles) from Richmond to Smithers in northwest direction and 1,157.12 km (719 miles) by car, following the 1 E route.

Richmond and Smithers are 12 hours 39 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from Richmond, BC to Smithers, BC. The halfway point is Quesnel, BC.

Richmond, BC and Smithers, BC are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 5:20 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.9 l/100 km will need 102.99 liters of gas to cover the route between Richmond, BC and Smithers, BC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Richmond to Smithers is $136.66.

During the route, an average car will release 2,463.46 kilograms of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 2,463.46 kilograms of CO2 per kilometer.

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Halfway Point Between Richmond, BC and Smithers, BC

If you want to meet halfway between Richmond, BC and Smithers, BC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 52.669548 and -122.448288, or 52º 40' 10.3728" N, 122º 26' 53.8368" W. This location is 359.51 miles away from Richmond, BC and Smithers, BC and it would take approximately 6 hours 19 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Quesnel, BC, situated 417 miles from Richmond, BC and 303 miles from Smithers, BC. It would take 8 hours 24 mins to go from Richmond to Quesnel and 5 hours 45 mins to go from Smithers to Quesnel.

Weather in Richmond and Smithers

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Richmond, BC and Smithers, BC:


Light rain on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Clear day Clear day Clear day Rain Rain
73° 55° 74° 57° 72° 56° 69° 54° 69° 53°
0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 76% Rain probability 49% Rain probability
5 319 degrees 3 14 degrees 5 125 degrees 7 112 degrees 5 116 degrees


Light rain today through Wednesday.

Sep 25
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Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day
65° 48° 72° 47° 73° 44° 66° 47° 67° 44°
77% Rain probability 50% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 79% Rain probability 24% Rain probability
3 177 degrees 3 149 degrees 2 72 degrees 2 295 degrees 2 271 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Richmond, BC

Planning on renting a car to go from Richmond, BC to Smithers, BC? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Richmond, BC:


Small cars

From $14


Intermediate cars

From $18


Full-size cars

From $24



From $28



From $40

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Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Richmond, BC and Smithers, BC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 424.15 mi 682.60 km 368.58 nautical mi
Driving distance 719 mi 1,157.16 km 624.82 nautical mi

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