Distance between Whitehorse YT and Yellowknife NT

The distance from Whitehorse to Yellowknife is 2,544 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 29 hours and 1 minute and goes through Fort St. John, Watson Lake, Lower Post, Fort Halkett, Fort Nelson, Muskwa and Manning.

Shortest distance by air 1,107 km ✈️
Car route length 2,544 km 🚗
Driving time 29 h 1 min
Fuel amount 203.5 L
Fuel cost 238.1 CAD
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Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Whitehorse 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 438 km, 5 h 02 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
97 308 km, 3 h 32 min
Fort Nelson 926 km 10:39 10 h 39 min 71.8 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Muskwa 968 km 11:11 11 h 11 min 76.4 L
97 365 km, 4 h 06 min
Fort St. John 1,333 km 15:18 15 h 18 min 106.0 L
97 64 279 km, 3 h 10 min
Manning 1,612 km 18:28 18 h 28 min 126.9 L
35 212 km, 2 h 25 min
High Level 1,824 km 20:54 20 h 54 min 145.2 L
35 3 720 km, 8 h 06 min
Yellowknife 2,544 km 29:01 29 h 01 min 203.5 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
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
97 167 km, 1 h 55 min
Fort Nelson 926 km 10:39 10 h 39 min 71.8 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Muskwa 968 km 11:11 11 h 11 min 76.4 L
97 354 km, 3 h 58 min
Charlie Lake 1,322 km 15:09 15 h 09 min 105.6 L
97 11 km, 08 min
Fort St. John 1,333 km 15:17 15 h 17 min 106.0 L
97 24 km, 16 min
Cecil Lake 1,357 km 15:34 15 h 34 min 108.5 L
64 137 km, 1 h 31 min
Hines Creek 1,494 km 17:05 17 h 05 min 119.4 L
64 685 85 km, 57 min
Chinook Valley 1,579 km 18:03 18 h 03 min 125.7 L
35 34 km, 25 min
Manning 1,612 km 18:28 18 h 28 min 126.9 L
35 28 km, 20 min
Notikewin 1,640 km 18:49 18 h 49 min 131.1 L
35 11 km, 07 min
Hotchkiss 1,651 km 18:57 18 h 57 min 132.0 L
35 80 km, 53 min
Keg River 1,731 km 19:50 19 h 50 min 138.3 L
35 28 km, 19 min
Paddle Prairie 1,759 km 20:09 20 h 09 min 140.5 L
35 65 km, 44 min
High Level 1,824 km 20:53 20 h 53 min 145.2 L
35 38 km, 26 min
Hutch Lake Cottage Area 1,862 km 21:20 21 h 20 min 148.9 L
35 39 km, 26 min
Meander River 1,901 km 21:46 21 h 46 min 151.8 L
35 211 km, 2 h 22 min
Enterprise 2,113 km 24:09 24 h 09 min 168.1 L
1 3 329 km, 3 h 41 min
Behchoko 2,442 km 27:50 27 h 50 min 194.5 L
3 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Yellowknife 2,544 km 29:00 29 h 00 min 203.5 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 238.1 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 2,544 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.17 CAD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Whitehorse to Yellowknife?

Driving time: 29 h 1 min

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

  • 2,060 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 22 h 53 min
  • 464 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 5 h 47 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 10 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 Whitehorse to Yellowknife by land?

The distance between Whitehorse and Yellowknife is 2,544 km by road.

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

How far is Whitehorse to Yellowknife by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Whitehorse and Yellowknife is 1,107 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 Yellowknife respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Whitehorse from Yellowknife by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 23 min to cover the distance of 1,107 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 1 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 Yellowknife?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 36 min to cover the distance of 1,107 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 16 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 Yellowknife?

The halfway point between Whitehorse and Yellowknife is Charlie Lake. It is located about 50 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Charlie Lake to Whitehorse is 1,322 km and driving will take about 15 h 9 min. The road between Charlie Lake and Yellowknife has length 1,222 km and will take approximately 13 h 51 min.

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Where is Whitehorse in relation to Yellowknife?

Whitehorse is located 1,107 km west of Yellowknife.

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

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

Which highway goes from Whitehorse to Yellowknife?

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

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 64: 98 km
  • 685: 44 km
  • 2: 26 km
  • 737: 24 km
  • 58: 2 km
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