By Road

Alaska Highway from Dawson Creek, British Columbia (approx. 900 miles to Whitehorse)

Stewart Cassiar Highway (No. 37) from Kitwanga, British Columbia (approx. 800 miles to Whitehorse)

Motorists are advised to check the Yukon Road Report (issued weekdays) before driving these highways. The Alaska Highway, in better condition than the Stewart Cassiar, is undergoing major upgrades at points throughout its 1,388-mile (2,233-km) length.

Gasoline prices along the Alaska Highway and Stewart Cassiar Highway are typically much higher than in large Canadian cities. Signs indicating the distance to the next gas station are posted on both highways.

Greyhound offers bus service between Dawson Creek and Whitehorse.

Rental vehicles in the Yukon are available through Norcan Sales-Rental-Leasing.

By Ship

The Alaska Ferry System & Marine Highway runs vehicle and passenger ferries between Bellingham, Washington, and several ports-of-call in Alaska. To reach the Yukon, disembark at Skagway and head over the White Pass, or dock at Haines and enter via the Chilkat Pass.

By Air

Daily service is available to Whitehorse through Vancouver, B.C. via Air Canada, or from Juneau and Fairbanks, Alaska via Air North. Air North also offers scheduled service from Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.


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