Distance between Calgary AB and Yellowknife NT

The distance from Calgary to Yellowknife is 1,788 kilometers by road including 264 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 19 hours and 40 minutes and goes through Airdrie, Red Deer, Lacombe, Leduc, Edmonton and Spruce Grove.

Shortest distance by air 1,268 km ✈️
Car route length 1,788 km 🚗
Driving time 19 h 40 min
Fuel amount 143 L
Fuel cost 170.2 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Calgary 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 30 km, 18 min
Airdrie 30 km 0:18 18 min 1.7 L
2 13 km, 07 min
Crossfield 44 km 0:25 25 min 3.2 L
2 61 km, 37 min
Bowden 104 km 1:02 1 h 02 min 7.6 L
2 39 km, 23 min
Red Deer 143 km 1:25 1 h 25 min 11.0 L
2 27 km, 16 min
Lacombe 170 km 1:42 1 h 42 min 13.1 L
2 87 km, 47 min
Leduc 258 km 2:30 2 h 30 min 19.9 L
2 36 km, 20 min
Edmonton 293 km 2:50 2 h 50 min 22.1 L
216 16 32 km, 18 min
Spruce Grove 325 km 3:08 3 h 08 min 25.4 L
16 35 1,463 km, 16 h 31 min
Yellowknife 1,788 km 19:40 19 h 40 min 142.9 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Calgary 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 20 km, 12 min
Balzac 20 km 0:12 12 min 1.5 L
2 10 km, 05 min
Airdrie 30 km 0:18 18 min 1.7 L
2 13 km, 07 min
Crossfield 44 km 0:25 25 min 3.2 L
2 61 km, 37 min
Bowden 104 km 1:02 1 h 02 min 7.6 L
2 32 km, 19 min
Gasoline Alley 136 km 1:21 1 h 21 min 10.8 L
2 7 km, 03 min
Red Deer 143 km 1:25 1 h 25 min 11.0 L
2 16 km, 09 min
Blackfalds 159 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 12.3 L
2 11 km, 06 min
Lacombe 170 km 1:42 1 h 42 min 13.1 L
2 87 km, 47 min
Leduc 258 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 19.9 L
2 36 km, 20 min
Edmonton 293 km 2:50 2 h 50 min 22.1 L
216 16 32 km, 18 min
Spruce Grove 325 km 3:08 3 h 08 min 25.4 L
16 43 61 km, 39 min
Gunn 386 km 3:48 3 h 48 min 29.1 L
43 24 km, 15 min
Sangudo 410 km 4:04 4 h 04 min 32.7 L
43 29 km, 19 min
Rochfort Bridge 440 km 4:24 4 h 24 min 33.4 L
43 31 km, 21 min
Whitecourt 471 km 4:45 4 h 45 min 37.4 L
43 98 km, 1 h 05 min
Fox+Creek 568 km 5:50 5 h 50 min 42.9 L
43 91 km, 1 h 00 min
Valleyview 659 km 6:51 6 h 51 min 50.9 L
49 42 km, 28 min
Guy 701 km 7:20 7 h 20 min 54.9 L
49 2 50 km, 33 min
Nampa 751 km 7:54 7 h 54 min 59.9 L
2 26 km, 17 min
Peace River 777 km 8:11 8 h 11 min 61.7 L
2 35 45 km, 31 min
Chinook Valley 822 km 8:42 8 h 42 min 65.1 L
35 34 km, 25 min
Manning 856 km 9:08 9 h 08 min 66.4 L
35 28 km, 20 min
Notikewin 884 km 9:29 9 h 29 min 70.5 L
35 11 km, 07 min
Hotchkiss 895 km 9:36 9 h 36 min 71.4 L
35 80 km, 53 min
Keg River 974 km 10:30 10 h 30 min 77.8 L
35 28 km, 19 min
Paddle Prairie 1,003 km 10:49 10 h 49 min 80.0 L
35 65 km, 44 min
High Level 1,068 km 11:33 11 h 33 min 84.7 L
35 38 km, 26 min
Hutch Lake Cottage Area 1,106 km 11:59 11 h 59 min 88.3 L
35 39 km, 26 min
Meander River 1,145 km 12:26 12 h 26 min 91.3 L
35 211 km, 2 h 22 min
Enterprise 1,356 km 14:48 14 h 48 min 107.5 L
1 3 329 km, 3 h 41 min
Behchoko 1,685 km 18:30 18 h 30 min 134.0 L
3 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Yellowknife 1,788 km 19:40 19 h 40 min 142.9 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Calgary to Yellowknife?

Fuel cost: 170.2 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,788 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.19 CAD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Calgary to Yellowknife?

Driving time: 19 h 40 min

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

  • 227 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 2 h 4 min
  • 27 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 16 min
  • 1,365 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 15 h 10 min
  • 150 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 52 min
  • 9 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 2 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 6 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 45 km/h = 1 min

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

How far is Calgary to Yellowknife by land?

The distance between Calgary and Yellowknife is 1,788 km by road including 264 km on motorways.

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

How far is Calgary to Yellowknife by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Calgary and Yellowknife is 1,268 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 Calgary and Yellowknife respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Calgary from Yellowknife by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 35 min to cover the distance of 1,268 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 45 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 Calgary to Yellowknife?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 5 h 17 min to cover the distance of 1,268 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 6 h 2 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 Calgary and Yellowknife?

The halfway point between Calgary and Yellowknife is Hotchkiss. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Hotchkiss to Calgary is 895 km and driving will take about 9 h 36 min. The road between Hotchkiss and Yellowknife has length 893 km and will take approximately 10 h 4 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Notikewin is in 884 km from Calgary and 904 km from Yellowknife
  • Manning is in 856 km from Calgary and 932 km from Yellowknife
  • Chinook Valley is in 822 km from Calgary and 965 km from Yellowknife

Where is Calgary in relation to Yellowknife?

Calgary is located 1,268 km south of Yellowknife.

Calgary has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05342, longitude -114.06259.

Yellowknife has geographic coordinates: latitude 62.45585, longitude -114.37042.

Which highway goes from Calgary to Yellowknife?

The route from Calgary to Yellowknife follows 35, 2, 3, 43, 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 49: 76 km
  • 16: 36 km
  • 216: 22 km
  • 32: 8 km
  • 2A: 5 km
  • 757: 2 km
  • 58: 2 km
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