There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Whitehorse by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Whitehorse (YXY) YVR - YXY

$156 - $410

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK
  4. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT

$505 - $2,160

Drive, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Drive from Waterfront Station Canada Line to Prince Rupert
  2. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway
  3. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT

$402 - $1,272

Drive  •  34 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Whitehorse 1503.9 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Whitehorse is 1480 km. The road distance is 2406.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Whitehorse without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 2 days 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Vancouver to Whitehorse, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Whitehorse Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Whitehorse is 2406 km. It takes approximately 34 h 14 min to drive from Vancouver to Whitehorse.

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WestJet, Air Canada and Air North offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Whitehorse Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Whitehorse.
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  • Distance: 925 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

Air Canada, Air North and WestJet fly from Vancouver to Whitehorse 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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 Bellingham, WA to Juneau
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$350 - $500
Vehicle
$1,200 - $1,800
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
Car ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway
Ave. Duration
38 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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