Travel distance in the North Sword Coast

I needed a quick travel way of determining how far a party would be able to travel around the Sword Coast area. The internet and the sources I have available is pretty vague on the actual distances, and different maps give different measures. I’ve based the following distances on the Sword Coast map from 4E. Night’s End is a village of my own design that lies a couple of days east of Luskan along the River Mirar. The following tables is in kilometers:

WALKING DISTANCE BETWEEN SETTLEMENTS IN KM

Luskan
Port Llast
Neverwinter
Night’s End
Leilon
Waterdeep
Mirabar
Luskan
0 112 190 96 334 654 380
Port Llast
112 0 80 208 224 544 492
Neverwinter
190 80 0 286 144 464 570
Night’s End
96 208 286 0 430 750 284
Leilon
334 224 144 430 0 320 714
Waterdeep
654 544 478 844 320 0 1034
Mirabar
380 492 570 284 714 1034 0

The typical walking speed per day if lightly encumbered is around 5 km/hour. With a few breaks that ends up around 30km / day. It can be pushed up to 40 km / day but with with the risk of injury or fatigue. A cautious party would travel half the normal speed at 15 km / day. The quick table below shows time between locations when moving at 30 km / day:

WALKING DISTANCE BETWEEN SETTLEMENTS IN DAYS

Luskan
Port Llast
Neverwinter
Night’s End
Leilon
Waterdeep
Mirabar
Luskan
0 4 6 3 11 22 13
Port Llast
4 0 3 7 7 18 16
Neverwinter
6 3 0 10 5 15 19
Night’s End
3 7 10 0 14 25 9
Leilon
11 7 5 14 0 11 24
Waterdeep
22 18 16 28 11 0 34
Mirabar
13 16 19 9 24 34 0

The numbers are rounded down and is a little bit on the positive side as it does not take elevation, weather, encounters, or road conditions into consideration. I would be assuming that the adventurers would be on the road 6-7 hours, have a lunch break, setup camp and have time to do a little foraging/hunting if environment allows it.

 

 

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