Distance between Whitehorse YT and Fort Nelson BC

The distance from Whitehorse to Fort Nelson is 952 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 10 hours and 58 minutes and goes through Watson Lake, Lower Post, Fort Halkett and Teslin.

Shortest distance by air 723 km ✈️
Car route length 952 km 🚗
Driving time 10 h 58 min
Fuel amount 76.1 L
Fuel cost 137.8 CAD
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Whitehorse 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 37 km, 26 min
McClintock 37 km 0:26 26 min 2.5 L
1 38 km, 28 min
Jakes Corner 75 km 0:54 54 min 3.4 L
1 90 km, 1 h 03 min
Teslin 164 km 1:58 1 h 58 min 11.9 L
1 262 km, 2 h 55 min
Upper Liard 426 km 4:53 4 h 53 min 34.1 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Watson Lake 438 km 5:02 5 h 02 min 34.8 L
1 27 km, 19 min
Lower Post 465 km 5:21 5 h 21 min 36.0 L
97 153 km, 1 h 45 min
Fort Halkett 618 km 7:07 7 h 07 min 47.0 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Toad River 759 km 8:44 8 h 44 min 59.9 L
97 193 km, 2 h 14 min
Fort Nelson 952 km 10:58 10 h 58 min 71.8 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Whitehorse to Fort Nelson?

Fuel cost: 137.8 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 952 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 Whitehorse to Fort Nelson?

Driving time: 10 h 58 min

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

  • 666 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 7 h 24 min
  • 284 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h 32 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 Whitehorse to Fort Nelson by land?

The distance between Whitehorse and Fort Nelson is 952 km by road.

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

How far is Whitehorse to Fort Nelson by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Whitehorse and Fort Nelson is 723 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 Whitehorse and Fort Nelson respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Whitehorse from Fort Nelson by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 54 min to cover the distance of 723 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 17 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 Whitehorse to Fort Nelson?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h to cover the distance of 723 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 26 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 Whitehorse and Fort Nelson?

The halfway point between Whitehorse and Fort Nelson is Lower Post. It is located about 11 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Lower Post to Whitehorse is 465 km and driving will take about 5 h 21 min. The road between Lower Post and Fort Nelson has length 487 km and will take approximately 5 h 37 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Watson Lake is in 438 km from Whitehorse and 513 km from Fort Nelson
  • Upper Liard is in 426 km from Whitehorse and 525 km from Fort Nelson
  • Fort Halkett is in 618 km from Whitehorse and 334 km from Fort Nelson

Where is Whitehorse in relation to Fort Nelson?

Whitehorse is located 723 km west of Fort Nelson.

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

Fort Nelson has geographic coordinates: latitude 58.80628, longitude -122.69396.

Which highway goes from Whitehorse to Fort Nelson?

The route from Whitehorse to Fort Nelson follows 97, 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 26 km
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