Distance between Fort St. John BC and Whitehorse YT

The distance from Fort St. John to Whitehorse is 1,332 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 15 hours and 17 minutes and goes through Muskwa, Fort Nelson, Fort Halkett, Lower Post and Watson Lake.

Shortest distance by air 962 km ✈️
Car route length 1,332 km 🚗
Driving time 15 h 17 min
Fuel amount 106.6 L
Fuel cost 200.4 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort St. John 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 9 km, 06 min
Charlie Lake 9 km 0:06 06 min 0.5 L
97 356 km, 3 h 59 min
Muskwa 364 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 28.1 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Fort Nelson 406 km 4:38 4 h 38 min 30.2 L
97 167 km, 1 h 55 min
Toad River 573 km 6:33 6 h 33 min 45.1 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Fort Halkett 715 km 8:10 8 h 10 min 54.8 L
97 153 km, 1 h 45 min
Lower Post 867 km 9:56 9 h 56 min 68.2 L
97 1 27 km, 19 min
Watson Lake 894 km 10:15 10 h 15 min 71.3 L
1 274 km, 3 h 04 min
Teslin 1,168 km 13:19 13 h 19 min 92.2 L
1 164 km, 1 h 58 min
Whitehorse 1,332 km 15:17 15 h 17 min 105.8 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Fort St. John 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 9 km, 06 min
Charlie Lake 9 km 0:06 06 min 0.5 L
97 356 km, 3 h 59 min
Muskwa 364 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 28.1 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Fort Nelson 406 km 4:38 4 h 38 min 30.2 L
97 167 km, 1 h 55 min
Toad River 573 km 6:33 6 h 33 min 45.1 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Fort Halkett 715 km 8:10 8 h 10 min 54.8 L
97 153 km, 1 h 45 min
Lower Post 867 km 9:56 9 h 56 min 68.2 L
97 1 27 km, 19 min
Watson Lake 894 km 10:15 10 h 15 min 71.3 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 906 km 10:23 10 h 23 min 72.4 L
1 262 km, 2 h 55 min
Teslin 1,168 km 13:19 13 h 19 min 92.2 L
1 90 km, 1 h 03 min
Jakes Corner 1,258 km 14:23 14 h 23 min 98.1 L
1 38 km, 28 min
McClintock 1,295 km 14:51 14 h 51 min 103.2 L
1 37 km, 26 min
Whitehorse 1,332 km 15:17 15 h 17 min 105.8 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Fort St. John to Whitehorse?

Fuel cost: 200.4 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,332 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.88 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Fort St. John to Whitehorse?

Driving time: 15 h 17 min

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

  • 1,004 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 11 h 9 min
  • 314 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h 55 min
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 9 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min

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

How far is Fort St. John to Whitehorse by land?

The distance between Fort St. John and Whitehorse is 1,332 km by road.

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

How far is Fort St. John to Whitehorse by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Fort St. John and Whitehorse is 962 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 Fort St. John and Whitehorse respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Fort St. John from Whitehorse by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 12 min to cover the distance of 962 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 22 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 Fort St. John to Whitehorse?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h to cover the distance of 962 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 34 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 Fort St. John and Whitehorse?

The halfway point between Fort St. John and Whitehorse is Fort Halkett. It is located about 49 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Fort Halkett to Fort St. John is 715 km and driving will take about 8 h 10 min. The road between Fort Halkett and Whitehorse has length 618 km and will take approximately 7 h 7 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Toad River is in 573 km from Fort St. John and 759 km from Whitehorse
  • Lower Post is in 867 km from Fort St. John and 465 km from Whitehorse

Where is Fort St. John in relation to Whitehorse?

Fort St. John is located 962 km south-east of Whitehorse.

Fort St. John has geographic coordinates: latitude 56.25098, longitude -120.83588.

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

Which highway goes from Fort St. John to Whitehorse?

The route from Fort St. John to Whitehorse follows 97, 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 26 km
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