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There are 3 ways to get from Boston to Yellowknife by plane, train or car

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Fly from Boston  •  10h 51m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Yellowknife (YZF) BOS - YZF

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Train to Providence, fly  •  14h 52m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Providence
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Yellowknife (YZF) PVD - YZF

Drive  •  2 days 16h

  1. Drive from Boston to Yellowknife 5816.1 km

Boston (BOS) to Yellowknife (YZF) flights

The flight time between Boston (BOS) and Yellowknife (YZF) is around 11h 48m and covers a distance of around 3587 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 46m. Services are operated by Air Canada, Air North, United Airlines and others. Typically 70 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

70 Weekly Planes
11h 48m Average Duration
$446 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Yellowknife is to drive which costs $480 - $700 and takes 2 days 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Yellowknife is to fly which costs $440 - $900 and takes 10h 51m.

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The distance between Boston and Yellowknife is 3582 km. The road distance is 5816.1 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 51m to get from Boston to Yellowknife, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Yellowknife Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yellowknife is 2h behind Boston. It is currently 11:52 PM in Boston and 9:52 PM in Yellowknife.

Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Yellowknife is 5816 km. It takes approximately 2 days 16h to drive from Boston to Yellowknife.

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WestJet, United Airlines, Air North and Air Canada offer flights from Boston Airport to Yellowknife Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Yellowknife. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Yellowknife.
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  • Distance: 3582.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 51m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Yellowknife, NT, Canada?

Air Canada, Air North and six other airlines fly from Boston to Yellowknife every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Yellowknife via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Yellowknife via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Yellowknife via Montreal, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Yellowknife via Newark, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,700
Flights from Providence to Yellowknife via Chicago O'Hare, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Providence to Yellowknife via Chicago O'Hare, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
19h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Boston to Yellowknife via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Boston to Yellowknife via Montreal, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Boston to Yellowknife via Washington Dulles, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Yellowknife via Montreal, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$21 - $60
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $110
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $120
First Class - Child 2-12
$70 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $16
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$14 - $16
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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Child 2-12 with paid adult
$17 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130

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