There are 4 ways to get from Fairbanks to Whitehorse by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Fairbanks to Dawson City
  2. Take the bus from Dawson City to Whitehorse, YT

$132 - $645

3 alternative options

Bus via 4th & Hanson  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Fairbanks to Dawson City
  2. Take the bus from Dawson City, Yukon to Whitehorse, Yukon

$242 - $535

Drive  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Fairbanks to Whitehorse 592.1 miles

$75 - $120

Bus, fly  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Fairbanks to Dawson City
  2. Fly from Dawson City (YDA) to Whitehorse (YXY) YDA - YXY

$214 - $762

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The cheapest way to get from Fairbanks to Whitehorse is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairbanks to Whitehorse is to bus and fly which costs $210 - $800 and takes 10 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fairbanks to Whitehorse. However, there are services departing from Fairbanks and arriving at Whitehorse, YT via Dawson City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between Fairbanks and Whitehorse is 493 miles. The road distance is 592.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairbanks to Whitehorse without a car is to bus which takes 15 h and costs $130 - $650.

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It takes approximately 15 h to get from Fairbanks to Whitehorse, including transfers.

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Fairbanks to Whitehorse bus services, operated by Alaska/Yukon Trails, depart from Fairbanks station.

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The quickest flight from Dawson City Airport to Whitehorse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Fairbanks to Whitehorse bus services, operated by Alaska/Yukon Trails, arrive at Whitehorse, YT station.

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Whitehorse is 1 h ahead of Fairbanks. It is currently 6:11 AM in Fairbanks and 7:11 AM in Whitehorse.

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  • Distance: 492.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 h

What companies run services between Fairbanks, AK, USA and Whitehorse, YT, Canada?

You can take a bus from Fairbanks to Whitehorse via Dawson City in around 15 h.

Airlines
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Dawson City to Whitehorse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Bus operators
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Fairbanks to Dawson City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
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alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Dawson City to Whitehorse, YT
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Husky Bus
Website
huskybus.ca
Bus from Dawson City, Yukon to Whitehorse, Yukon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
klondikeexperience.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fairbanks to Whitehorse is 592 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 27 min to drive from Fairbanks to Whitehorse.

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Air North offers flights from Dawson City Airport to Whitehorse Airport.

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The nearest airport to Whitehorse is Whitehorse (YXY) Airport which is 4003 feet away. Other nearby airports include Skagway (SGY) (88.2 miles) and Haines (HNS) (103.4 miles).

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There are 30+ hotels available in Whitehorse. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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