Distance between Yellowknife NT and Anchorage AK

The distance from Yellowknife to Anchorage is 3,675 kilometers by road including 55 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 41 hours and 56 minutes and goes through Fort St. John, Whitehorse, Behchoko, Edzo, Meander River, High Level and Manning.

Shortest distance by air 1,846 km ✈️
Car route length 3,675 km 🚗
Driving time 41 h 56 min
Fuel amount 294 L
Fuel cost 552.7 CAD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Yellowknife 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Behchoko 102 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 7.4 L
3 541 km, 6 h 04 min
Meander River 643 km 7:14 7 h 14 min 51.1 L
35 77 km, 52 min
High Level 720 km 8:06 8 h 06 min 56.9 L
35 212 km, 2 h 25 min
Manning 932 km 10:32 10 h 32 min 72.5 L
35 64 279 km, 3 h 10 min
Fort St. John 1,211 km 13:43 13 h 43 min 96.3 L
97 365 km, 4 h 07 min
Muskwa 1,576 km 17:50 17 h 50 min 125.1 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Fort Nelson 1,618 km 18:21 18 h 21 min 127.2 L
97 923 km, 10 h 37 min
Whitehorse 2,541 km 28:58 28 h 58 min 202.8 L
1 AK 1 1,134 km, 12 h 57 min
Anchorage 3,675 km 41:56 41 h 56 min 293.7 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Yellowknife 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 102 km, 1 h 10 min
Behchoko 102 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 7.4 L
3 329 km, 3 h 41 min
Enterprise 431 km 4:51 4 h 51 min 33.6 L
1 35 211 km, 2 h 22 min
Meander River 643 km 7:14 7 h 14 min 51.1 L
35 39 km, 26 min
Hutch Lake Cottage Area 682 km 7:40 7 h 40 min 54.4 L
35 38 km, 26 min
High Level 720 km 8:06 8 h 06 min 56.9 L
35 65 km, 44 min
Paddle Prairie 785 km 8:51 8 h 51 min 62.6 L
35 28 km, 19 min
Keg River 813 km 9:10 9 h 10 min 64.9 L
35 80 km, 53 min
Hotchkiss 893 km 10:03 10 h 03 min 71.3 L
35 11 km, 07 min
Notikewin 904 km 10:11 10 h 11 min 72.2 L
35 28 km, 20 min
Manning 932 km 10:32 10 h 32 min 72.5 L
35 34 km, 25 min
Chinook Valley 965 km 10:57 10 h 57 min 76.6 L
35 685 85 km, 57 min
Hines Creek 1,050 km 11:54 11 h 54 min 83.9 L
64 137 km, 1 h 31 min
Cecil Lake 1,188 km 13:26 13 h 26 min 94.9 L
24 km, 16 min
Fort St. John 1,211 km 13:42 13 h 42 min 96.3 L
97 9 km, 07 min
Charlie Lake 1,220 km 13:49 13 h 49 min 97.5 L
97 356 km, 3 h 59 min
Muskwa 1,576 km 17:49 17 h 49 min 125.1 L
97 42 km, 31 min
Fort Nelson 1,618 km 18:21 18 h 21 min 127.2 L
97 167 km, 1 h 55 min
Toad River 1,785 km 20:16 20 h 16 min 142.0 L
97 141 km, 1 h 37 min
Fort Halkett 1,927 km 21:53 21 h 53 min 151.7 L
97 153 km, 1 h 45 min
Lower Post 2,079 km 23:39 23 h 39 min 165.1 L
97 1 27 km, 19 min
Watson Lake 2,106 km 23:58 23 h 58 min 168.2 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 2,118 km 24:07 24 h 07 min 169.4 L
1 262 km, 2 h 55 min
Teslin 2,380 km 27:02 27 h 02 min 189.2 L
1 90 km, 1 h 03 min
Jakes Corner 2,469 km 28:06 28 h 06 min 195.0 L
1 38 km, 28 min
McClintock 2,507 km 28:34 28 h 34 min 200.1 L
1 34 km, 23 min
Whitehorse 2,541 km 28:58 28 h 58 min 202.8 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Porter Creek 2,551 km 29:05 29 h 05 min 203.9 L
1 20 km, 14 min
Takhini 2,570 km 29:20 29 h 20 min 204.2 L
1 64 km, 46 min
Champagne 2,635 km 30:07 30 h 07 min 208.3 L
1 61 km, 45 min
Haines Junction 2,696 km 30:53 30 h 53 min 213.3 L
1 100 km, 1 h 09 min
Burwash Landing 2,796 km 32:02 32 h 02 min 221.2 L
1 192 km, 2 h 08 min
Beaver Creek 2,988 km 34:10 34 h 10 min 238.8 L
1 AK 2 97 km, 1 h 05 min
Northway Junction 3,085 km 35:15 35 h 15 min 246.4 L
AK 2 77 km, 52 min
Tok 3,162 km 36:08 36 h 08 min 252.9 L
AK 2 AK 1 121 km, 1 h 24 min
Indian River 3,284 km 37:32 37 h 32 min 261.1 L
AK 1 23 km, 17 min
Chistochina 3,307 km 37:49 37 h 49 min 264.4 L
AK 1 43 km, 29 min
Gakona 3,350 km 38:19 38 h 19 min 267.2 L
AK 1 11 km, 08 min
Gakona Junction 3,361 km 38:27 38 h 27 min 268.8 L
AK 1 24 km, 16 min
Glennallen 3,385 km 38:43 38 h 43 min 270.6 L
AK 1 40 km, 27 min
Mendeltna Creek Lodge 3,424 km 39:10 39 h 10 min 272.7 L
AK 1 28 km, 18 min
Nelchina 3,452 km 39:29 39 h 29 min 275.2 L
AK 1 28 km, 18 min
Eureka Roadhouse 3,481 km 39:48 39 h 48 min 277.2 L
AK 1 104 km, 1 h 10 min
Sutton 3,585 km 40:58 40 h 58 min 286.7 L
AK 1 25 km, 17 min
Palmer 3,609 km 41:15 41 h 15 min 288.2 L
AK 1 22 km, 13 min
Eklutna 3,632 km 41:29 41 h 29 min 290.5 L
AK 1 6 km, 03 min
Peters Creek 3,638 km 41:33 41 h 33 min 290.9 L
AK 1 5 km, 02 min
Chugiak 3,642 km 41:35 41 h 35 min 291.2 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Eagle River 3,654 km 41:42 41 h 42 min 291.6 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Fort Richardson 3,666 km 41:49 41 h 49 min 293.1 L
AK 1 9 km, 05 min
Anchorage 3,675 km 41:55 41 h 55 min 293.7 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 552.7 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,675 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 Yellowknife to Anchorage?

Driving time: 41 h 56 min

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

  • 52 km with a maximum speed 105 km/h = 29 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 min
  • 2,714 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 30 h 9 min
  • 153 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 1 h 43 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 min
  • 715 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 8 h 55 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 6 min
  • 14 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 11 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 4 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 56 km/h = 1 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 6 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 Yellowknife to Anchorage by land?

The distance between Yellowknife and Anchorage is 3,675 km by road including 55 km on motorways.

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

How far is Yellowknife to Anchorage by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Yellowknife and Anchorage is 1,846 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 Yellowknife and Anchorage respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Yellowknife from Anchorage by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 18 min to cover the distance of 1,846 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 8 h 23 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 Yellowknife to Anchorage?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 7 h 41 min to cover the distance of 1,846 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 8 h 47 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 Yellowknife and Anchorage?

The halfway point between Yellowknife and Anchorage is Toad River. It is located about 52 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Toad River to Yellowknife is 1,785 km and driving will take about 20 h 16 min. The road between Toad River and Anchorage has length 1,890 km and will take approximately 21 h 39 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Yellowknife in relation to Anchorage?

Yellowknife is located 1,846 km east of Anchorage.

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

Anchorage has geographic coordinates: latitude 61.21631, longitude -149.89485.

Which highway goes from Yellowknife to Anchorage?

The route from Yellowknife to Anchorage follows 1, 97, AK 1, 35, 3, AK 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 64: 98 km
  • 2: 75 km
  • 685: 44 km
  • 737: 24 km
  • AK 4: 22 km
  • 58: 2 km
The distance between Yellowknife and Anchorage is ranked 6,076th in the ranking popularity.
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