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

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Fly  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Yellowknife (YZF) YWG - YZF

$346 - $429

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Drive  •  34 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Yellowknife 1744.2 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Winnipeg to Yellowknife is to drive which costs $290 - $440 and takes 34 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Yellowknife is to fly which costs $440 - $600 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Winnipeg and Yellowknife is 1746 km. The road distance is 2790.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Winnipeg to Yellowknife, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Winnipeg Airport to Yellowknife Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Yellowknife is 1 h behind Winnipeg. It is currently 4:03 PM in Winnipeg and 3:03 PM in Yellowknife.

Yes, the driving distance between Winnipeg to Yellowknife is 2791 km. It takes approximately 34 h 38 min to drive from Winnipeg to Yellowknife.

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Calm Air, First Air, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Winnipeg Airport to Yellowknife Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Yellowknife. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Winnipeg Airport is to line 15 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Winnipeg to Yellowknife.
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  • Distance: 1091.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Winnipeg, MB, Canada and Yellowknife, NT, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Winnipeg to Yellowknife hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $410
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $410
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $410
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Regina, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $410
First Air
Website
firstair.ca
Flights from Winnipeg to Yellowknife via Rankin Inlet
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200

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