There are 5 ways to get from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse by plane, bus, car, train 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

Fly from Fort Nelson  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Fort Nelson (YYE) to Whitehorse (YXY) YYE - YXY

$301 - $674

Cheapest option

Bus to Fort St John, fly  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John
  2. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Whitehorse (YXY) YXJ - YXY

$247 - $802

3 alternative options

Drive to Fort Simpson, fly  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Fort Nelson to Fort Simpson
  2. Fly from Fort Simpson (YFS) to Whitehorse (YXY) YFS - YXY

$271 - $488

Bus, train, carferry  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John
  2. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  3. Take the bus from Prince George to Vanderhoof
  4. Take the train from Vanderhoof to Prince Rupert
  5. Take the carferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway
  6. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT

Drive  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse 596.4 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 13 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse is to fly which costs $390 - $900 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between Fort Nelson and Whitehorse is 723 km. The road distance is 954.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse.
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  • Distance: 451.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

What companies run services between Fort Nelson, BC, Canada and Whitehorse, YT, Canada?

Central Mountain Air, Air North and Air Canada fly from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse via Prince George, Kelowna
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse via Prince George, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Fort Nelson to Whitehorse via Prince George, Kamloops, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Fort Simpson to Whitehorse via Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort St John to Whitehorse via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
First Air
Website
firstair.ca
Flights from Fort Simpson to Whitehorse via Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vanderhoof to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $190
Business
$130 - $190
Business Plus/Sleeper
$240 - $340
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Vanderhoof
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
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 Prince Rupert to Skagway
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
eweb-prod-almc.carus.com
Passenger
$180 - $270
Vehicle
$600 - $950

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