There are 2 ways to get from Vancouver to Yellowknife by plane or car

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Fly  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Yellowknife (YZF) YVR - YZF

$186 - $642

1 alternative option

Drive  •  30 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Yellowknife 1482.1 miles

$190 - $290

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The distance between Vancouver and Yellowknife is 1563 km. The road distance is 2371.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Vancouver to Yellowknife, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Yellowknife Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Yellowknife is 1 h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 3:46 AM in Vancouver and 4:46 AM in Yellowknife.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Yellowknife is 2371 km. It takes approximately 30 h 51 min to drive from Vancouver to Yellowknife.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Yellowknife Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Yellowknife. Prices start at $91 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 Yellowknife.
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  • Distance: 977 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Yellowknife, NT, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Vancouver to Yellowknife every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Yellowknife via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Yellowknife via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Yellowknife via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750

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