Distance between Dawson City YT and Whitehorse YT

The distance from Dawson City to Whitehorse is 532 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 3 minutes and goes through Carmacks, Porter Creek, Stewart Crossing, Pelly Crossing and Takhini.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Dawson City 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 175 km, 2 h 00 min
Stewart Crossing 175 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 12.6 L
2 79 km, 54 min
Pelly Crossing 254 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 19.9 L
2 105 km, 1 h 10 min
Carmacks 359 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 28.2 L
2 161 km, 1 h 47 min
Takhini 520 km 5:53 5 h 53 min 41.4 L
1 4 km, 03 min
Porter Creek 524 km 5:56 5 h 56 min 41.7 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Whitehorse 532 km 6:03 6 h 03 min 42.2 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Dawson City to Whitehorse?

Fuel cost: 73.7 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 532 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.73 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Dawson City to Whitehorse?

Driving time: 6 h 3 min

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

  • 436 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 50 min
  • 96 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 11 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min

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

How far is Dawson City to Whitehorse by land?

The distance between Dawson City and Whitehorse is 532 km by road.

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

How far is Dawson City to Whitehorse by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Dawson City and Whitehorse is 434 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 Dawson City and Whitehorse respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Dawson City from Whitehorse by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 32 min to cover the distance of 434 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 58 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 Dawson City to Whitehorse?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 48 min to cover the distance of 434 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 4 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 Dawson City and Whitehorse?

The halfway point between Dawson City and Whitehorse is Pelly Crossing. It is located about 12 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Pelly Crossing to Dawson City is 254 km and driving will take about 2 h 55 min. The road between Pelly Crossing and Whitehorse has length 278 km and will take approximately 3 h 8 min.

Where is Dawson City in relation to Whitehorse?

Dawson City is located 434 km north-west of Whitehorse.

Dawson City has geographic coordinates: latitude 64.06066, longitude -139.4317.

Whitehorse has geographic coordinates: latitude 60.72157, longitude -135.05494.

Which highway goes from Dawson City to Whitehorse?

The route from Dawson City to Whitehorse follows 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 1: 12 km
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