Distance between Lower Post BC and Yellowknife NT

The distance from Lower Post to Yellowknife is 2,086 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 23 hours and 45 minutes and goes through Fort St. John, Fort Halkett, Fort Nelson, Muskwa, Manning, High Level and Meander River.

Shortest distance by air 806 km ✈️
Car route length 2,086 km 🚗
Driving time 23 h 45 min
Fuel amount 166.9 L
Fuel cost 313.7 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Lower Post 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 159 km, 1 h 51 min
Fort Halkett 159 km 1:51 1 h 51 min 10.4 L
97 308 km, 3 h 32 min
Fort Nelson 468 km 5:23 5 h 23 min 35.1 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Muskwa 509 km 5:55 5 h 55 min 39.7 L
97 365 km, 4 h 06 min
Fort St. John 874 km 10:01 10 h 01 min 69.4 L
97 64 279 km, 3 h 10 min
Manning 1,154 km 13:12 13 h 12 min 90.2 L
35 212 km, 2 h 25 min
High Level 1,366 km 15:38 15 h 38 min 108.6 L
35 77 km, 52 min
Meander River 1,443 km 16:30 16 h 30 min 115.1 L
35 3 541 km, 6 h 04 min
Behchoko 1,983 km 22:34 22 h 34 min 157.8 L
3 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Yellowknife 2,086 km 23:44 23 h 44 min 166.8 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Lower Post 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 159 km, 1 h 51 min
Fort Halkett 159 km 1:51 1 h 51 min 10.4 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Toad River 300 km 3:28 3 h 28 min 23.2 L
97 167 km, 1 h 55 min
Fort Nelson 468 km 5:23 5 h 23 min 35.1 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Muskwa 509 km 5:55 5 h 55 min 39.7 L
97 354 km, 3 h 58 min
Charlie Lake 863 km 9:53 9 h 53 min 68.9 L
97 11 km, 08 min
Fort St. John 874 km 10:01 10 h 01 min 69.4 L
97 24 km, 16 min
Cecil Lake 898 km 10:18 10 h 18 min 71.8 L
64 137 km, 1 h 31 min
Hines Creek 1,035 km 11:49 11 h 49 min 82.7 L
64 685 85 km, 57 min
Chinook Valley 1,120 km 12:47 12 h 47 min 89.0 L
35 34 km, 25 min
Manning 1,154 km 13:12 13 h 12 min 90.2 L
35 28 km, 20 min
Notikewin 1,182 km 13:33 13 h 33 min 94.4 L
35 11 km, 07 min
Hotchkiss 1,193 km 13:41 13 h 41 min 95.3 L
35 80 km, 53 min
Keg River 1,272 km 14:34 14 h 34 min 101.6 L
35 28 km, 19 min
Paddle Prairie 1,301 km 14:53 14 h 53 min 103.9 L
35 65 km, 44 min
High Level 1,366 km 15:38 15 h 38 min 108.6 L
35 38 km, 26 min
Hutch Lake Cottage Area 1,404 km 16:04 16 h 04 min 112.2 L
35 39 km, 26 min
Meander River 1,443 km 16:30 16 h 30 min 115.1 L
35 211 km, 2 h 22 min
Enterprise 1,654 km 18:53 18 h 53 min 131.4 L
1 3 329 km, 3 h 41 min
Behchoko 1,983 km 22:34 22 h 34 min 157.8 L
3 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Yellowknife 2,086 km 23:44 23 h 44 min 166.8 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Lower Post to Yellowknife?

Fuel cost: 313.7 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 2,086 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.88 CAD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Lower Post to Yellowknife?

Driving time: 23 h 45 min

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

  • 1,732 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 19 h 14 min
  • 333 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 h 9 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 10 min
  • 7 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 8 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 Lower Post to Yellowknife by land?

The distance between Lower Post and Yellowknife is 2,086 km by road.

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

How far is Lower Post to Yellowknife by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Lower Post and Yellowknife is 806 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 Lower Post and Yellowknife respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Lower Post from Yellowknife by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h to cover the distance of 806 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 39 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 Lower Post to Yellowknife?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 21 min to cover the distance of 806 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 50 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 Lower Post and Yellowknife?

The halfway point between Lower Post and Yellowknife is Hines Creek. It is located about 8 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Hines Creek to Lower Post is 1,035 km and driving will take about 11 h 49 min. The road between Hines Creek and Yellowknife has length 1,050 km and will take approximately 11 h 55 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Chinook Valley is in 1,120 km from Lower Post and 965 km from Yellowknife
  • Manning is in 1,154 km from Lower Post and 932 km from Yellowknife
  • Notikewin is in 1,182 km from Lower Post and 904 km from Yellowknife

Where is Lower Post in relation to Yellowknife?

Lower Post is located 806 km west of Yellowknife.

Lower Post has geographic coordinates: latitude 59.92424, longitude -128.49622.

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

Which highway goes from Lower Post to Yellowknife?

The route from Lower Post to Yellowknife follows 97, 35, 3, 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 64: 98 km
  • 685: 44 km
  • 737: 24 km
  • 58: 2 km
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