Distance from Royston, BC to Nelson, BC


836 km


10 hours 12 mins

Gas Cost

$55 - $133

There are 551.76 km (342.85 miles) from Royston to Nelson in east direction and 836.86 km (520 miles) by car and ferry, following the route.

Royston and Nelson are 10 hours 12 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop for 8 hours 36 mins and take a ferry for 1 hour 35 mins .

This is the fastest route from Royston, BC to Nelson, BC. The halfway point is Princeton, BC.

Royston, BC and Nelson, BC are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 1:15 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.9 l/100 km will need 74.41 liters of gas to cover the route between Royston, BC and Nelson, BC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Royston to Nelson is $98.75.

During the route, an average car will release 1,780 kilograms of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 2.13 kilograms of CO2 per kilometer.

Best Hotels In or Near Nelson, BC

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Halfway Point Between Royston, BC and Nelson, BC

If you want to meet halfway between Royston, BC and Nelson, BC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 49.081909 and -120.817581, or 49º 4' 54.8724" N, 120º 49' 3.2916" W. This location is 259.77 miles away from Royston, BC and Nelson, BC and it would take approximately 5 hours 6 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Princeton, BC, situated 285 miles from Royston, BC and 234 miles from Nelson, BC. It would take 5 hours 56 mins to go from Royston to Princeton and 4 hours 15 mins to go from Nelson to Princeton.

Weather in Royston and Nelson

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Royston, BC and Nelson, BC:


Rain on Tuesday through next Sunday.

Dec 4
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Clear day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Rain
37° 27° 39° 29° 40° 33° 41° 34° 41° 34°
2% Rain probability 16% Rain probability 38% Rain probability 90% Rain probability 89% Rain probability
4 291 degrees 2 329 degrees 3 23 degrees 7 139 degrees 6 171 degrees


Snow (3–8 in.) on Thursday through Saturday.

Dec 4
Dec 5
Dec 6
Dec 7
Dec 8
Clear day Fog Fog Fog Snow
31° 29° 10° 27° 10° 29° 35° 18°
9% Rain probability 20% Rain probability 27% Rain probability 18% Rain probability 56% Rain probability
4 75 degrees 3 196 degrees 2 207 degrees 2 155 degrees 2 133 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Royston, BC

Planning on renting a car to go from Royston, BC to Nelson, BC? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Royston, 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 Royston, BC and Nelson, BC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 342.85 mi 551.76 km 297.93 nautical mi
Driving distance 520 mi 836.12 km 451.47 nautical mi

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