There are 2 ways to get from Fort St. John to Yellowknife by plane or car

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Fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Yellowknife (YZF) YXJ - YZF

$223 - $740

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Drive  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Fort St. John to Yellowknife 758.8 miles

$100 - $150

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The distance between Fort St. John and Yellowknife is 781 km. The road distance is 1214.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Fort St. John to Yellowknife, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Fort St John Airport to Yellowknife Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 24 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort St. John to Yellowknife is 1214 km. It takes approximately 17 h 18 min to drive from Fort St. John to Yellowknife.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Fort St John Airport to Yellowknife Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Yellowknife. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Fort St John Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fort St. John to Yellowknife.
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  • Distance: 487.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Fort St. John, BC, Canada and Yellowknife, NT, Canada?

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Fort St. John to Yellowknife every 4 hours.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Fort St John to Yellowknife via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Fort St John to Yellowknife via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort St John to Yellowknife via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Fort St John to Yellowknife via Vancouver, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Fort St John to Yellowknife via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750

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