Distance between Edmonton AB and Yellowknife NT

The distance from Edmonton to Yellowknife is 1,496 kilometers by road including 35 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 16 hours and 53 minutes and goes through Spruce Grove, Mayerthorpe, Whitecourt, Whitecourt Hilltop, Fox+Creek, Valleyview and Peace River.

Shortest distance by air 993 km ✈️
Car route length 1,496 km 🚗
Driving time 16 h 53 min
Fuel amount 119.7 L
Fuel cost 216.6 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Edmonton 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
16 33 km, 21 min
Spruce Grove 33 km 0:21 21 min 2.1 L
16 43 146 km, 1 h 36 min
Whitecourt 179 km 1:58 1 h 58 min 14.0 L
43 98 km, 1 h 05 min
Fox+Creek 276 km 3:04 3 h 04 min 19.6 L
43 91 km, 1 h 00 min
Valleyview 367 km 4:04 4 h 04 min 27.5 L
49 2 118 km, 1 h 20 min
Peace River 485 km 5:25 5 h 25 min 38.4 L
2 35 79 km, 56 min
Manning 564 km 6:21 6 h 21 min 43.1 L
35 212 km, 2 h 25 min
High Level 776 km 8:46 8 h 46 min 61.4 L
35 77 km, 52 min
Meander River 853 km 9:39 9 h 39 min 68.0 L
35 3 643 km, 7 h 14 min
Yellowknife 1,496 km 16:53 16 h 53 min 119.6 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Edmonton 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
16 33 km, 21 min
Spruce Grove 33 km 0:21 21 min 2.1 L
16 43 61 km, 39 min
Gunn 94 km 1:01 1 h 01 min 5.7 L
43 24 km, 15 min
Sangudo 118 km 1:17 1 h 17 min 9.4 L
43 29 km, 19 min
Rochfort Bridge 148 km 1:37 1 h 37 min 10.1 L
43 31 km, 21 min
Whitecourt 179 km 1:58 1 h 58 min 14.0 L
43 98 km, 1 h 05 min
Fox+Creek 276 km 3:03 3 h 03 min 19.6 L
43 91 km, 1 h 00 min
Valleyview 367 km 4:04 4 h 04 min 27.5 L
49 42 km, 28 min
Guy 409 km 4:33 4 h 33 min 31.6 L
49 2 50 km, 33 min
Nampa 459 km 5:07 5 h 07 min 36.6 L
2 26 km, 17 min
Peace River 485 km 5:24 5 h 24 min 38.4 L
2 35 45 km, 31 min
Chinook Valley 531 km 5:56 5 h 56 min 41.8 L
35 34 km, 25 min
Manning 564 km 6:21 6 h 21 min 43.1 L
35 28 km, 20 min
Notikewin 592 km 6:42 6 h 42 min 47.2 L
35 11 km, 07 min
Hotchkiss 603 km 6:49 6 h 49 min 48.1 L
35 80 km, 53 min
Keg River 683 km 7:43 7 h 43 min 54.5 L
35 28 km, 19 min
Paddle Prairie 711 km 8:02 8 h 02 min 56.7 L
35 65 km, 44 min
High Level 776 km 8:46 8 h 46 min 61.4 L
35 38 km, 26 min
Hutch Lake Cottage Area 814 km 9:12 9 h 12 min 65.0 L
35 39 km, 26 min
Meander River 853 km 9:39 9 h 39 min 68.0 L
35 211 km, 2 h 22 min
Enterprise 1,065 km 12:01 12 h 01 min 84.2 L
1 3 329 km, 3 h 41 min
Behchoko 1,394 km 15:43 15 h 43 min 110.7 L
3 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Yellowknife 1,496 km 16:53 16 h 53 min 119.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 216.6 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,496 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.81 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Edmonton to Yellowknife?

Driving time: 16 h 53 min

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

  • 23 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 12 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 2 min
  • 1,297 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 14 h 24 min
  • 150 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 52 min
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 9 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 3 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 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 Edmonton to Yellowknife by land?

The distance between Edmonton and Yellowknife is 1,496 km by road including 35 km on motorways.

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

How far is Edmonton to Yellowknife by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Edmonton and Yellowknife is 993 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 Edmonton and Yellowknife respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Edmonton from Yellowknife by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 14 min to cover the distance of 993 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 30 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 Edmonton to Yellowknife?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 8 min to cover the distance of 993 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 43 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 Edmonton and Yellowknife?

The halfway point between Edmonton and Yellowknife is High Level. It is located about 28 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from High Level to Edmonton is 776 km and driving will take about 8 h 46 min. The road between High Level and Yellowknife has length 720 km and will take approximately 8 h 7 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Paddle Prairie is in 711 km from Edmonton and 785 km from Yellowknife
  • Keg River is in 683 km from Edmonton and 813 km from Yellowknife
  • Hutch Lake Cottage Area is in 814 km from Edmonton and 682 km from Yellowknife

Where is Edmonton in relation to Yellowknife?

Edmonton is located 993 km south of Yellowknife.

Edmonton has geographic coordinates: latitude 53.53541, longitude -113.508.

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

Which highway goes from Edmonton to Yellowknife?

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

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 89 km
  • 49: 76 km
  • 16: 45 km
  • 32: 8 km
  • 757: 2 km
  • 58: 2 km
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