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||251.7 CAD|
|Calgary||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
2 30 km, 18 min
|Airdrie||30 km||18 min||1.7 L|
2 13 km, 07 min
|Crossfield||44 km||25 min||3.2 L|
2 61 km, 37 min
|Bowden||104 km||1 h 02 min||7.6 L|
2 39 km, 23 min
|Red Deer||143 km||1 h 25 min||11.0 L|
2 27 km, 16 min
|Lacombe||170 km||1 h 42 min||13.1 L|
2 87 km, 47 min
|Leduc||258 km||2 h 30 min||19.9 L|
2 36 km, 20 min
|Edmonton||293 km||2 h 50 min||22.1 L|
216 16 32 km, 18 min
|Spruce Grove||325 km||3 h 08 min||25.4 L|
16 35 1,463 km, 16 h 31 min
|Yellowknife||1,788 km||19 h 40 min||142.9 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Calgary to Yellowknife?
Fuel cost: 251.7 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,788 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.76 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 other cities located close to halfway point:
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