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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  15 h

$132 - $655

5 alternative options

Bus via Dawson City, Yukon  •  15 h 36 min

$241 - $534

Drive  •  12 h 27 min

  1. 592.1 miles

$75 - $120

Bus to Dawson City, fly to Whitehorse  •  10 h 17 min

  1. YDA - YXY

$214 - $762

Fly Fairbanks to Juneau, car ferry, bus  •  15 h 44 min

  1. FAI - JNU

$370 - $804

Fly Fairbanks to Skagway, bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. FAI - SGY

$228 - $744

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
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Juneau via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Fairbanks to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 - $290
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
$169
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
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fairbanks and Whitehorse is 788 km. The road distance is 947 km.

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

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

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.

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