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There are 6 ways to get from Fairbanks to Whitehorse by bus, car, plane or car ferry

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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

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Bus via Dawson City, Yukon  •  15 h 36 min

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

$239 - $532

Drive  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Fairbanks to Whitehorse 592.1 miles

$75 - $120

Bus to Dawson City, fly to Whitehorse  •  11 h 2 min

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

$214 - $762

Fly Fairbanks to Juneau, car ferry, bus  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Fairbanks (FAI) to Juneau (JNU) FAI - JNU
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK
  3. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT

$370 - $804

Fly Fairbanks to Skagway, bus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Fairbanks (FAI) to Skagway (SGY) FAI - SGY
  2. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT

$228 - $744

Questions & Answers

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 11 h 2 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 8:25 PM in Fairbanks and 9:25 PM in Whitehorse.

Map of how to get from Fairbanks to 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
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Juneau via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Fairbanks to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Fairbanks to Juneau via Deadhorse, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau, Haines
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Seattle, Juneau, Haines
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Dawson City to Whitehorse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Dawson City to Whitehorse via Mayo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
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
Book at
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
$167
Schedules at
klondikeexperience.com
White Pass & Yukon Route
Phone
1-800-343-7373
Email
info@wpyr.com
Website
wpyr.com
Bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
wpyr.com
Book at
wpyr.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170

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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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There are 29+ hotels available in Whitehorse. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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