Distance from Watson Lake, YK to Yellowknife, NT

Distance

1,443 km

Time

23 hours 27 mins

Gas Cost

$96 - $230

There are 809.46 km (502.98 miles) from Watson Lake to Yellowknife in northeast direction and 1,443.58 km (897 miles) by car, following the 97 route.

Watson Lake and Yellowknife are 23 hours 27 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from Watson Lake, YK to Yellowknife, NT. The halfway point is Nahanni Butte, NT.

Please note the time difference between Watson Lake, YK and Yellowknife, NT is 1 hour. The current time in Watson Lake is 4:19 am and the current time in Yellowknife is 5:19 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.9 l/100 km will need 128.41 liters of gas to cover the route between Watson Lake, YK and Yellowknife, NT.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Watson Lake to Yellowknife is $170.41.

During the route, an average car will release 3,071.68 kilograms of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 3,071.68 kilograms of CO2 per kilometer.


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Halfway Point Between Watson Lake, YK and Yellowknife, NT

If you want to meet halfway between Watson Lake, YK and Yellowknife, NT or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 61.231483 and -122.606911, or 61º 13' 53.3388" N, 122º 36' 24.8796" W. This location is 448.28 miles away from Watson Lake, YK and Yellowknife, NT and it would take approximately 11 hours 43 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Nahanni Butte, NT, situated 475 miles from Watson Lake, YK and 436 miles from Yellowknife, NT. It would take 11 hours 10 mins to go from Watson Lake to Nahanni Butte and 13 hours 12 mins to go from Yellowknife to Nahanni Butte.



Weather in Watson Lake and Yellowknife

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Watson Lake, YK and Yellowknife, NT:

Watson Lake

Possible light rain on Sunday through next Thursday.

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0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 29% Rain probability 52% Rain probability 39% Rain probability
2 325 degrees 2 128 degrees 3 142 degrees 8 207 degrees 11 285 degrees

Yellowknife

Light rain on Monday through next Thursday.

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0% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 2% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 64% Rain probability
11 236 degrees 5 190 degrees 8 151 degrees 10 214 degrees 17 319 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Watson Lake, YK

Planning on renting a car to go from Watson Lake, YK to Yellowknife, NT? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Watson Lake, YK:

Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Watson Lake, YK and Yellowknife, NT in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 502.98 mi 809.46 km 437.07 nautical mi
Driving distance 897 mi 1,442.86 km 779.08 nautical mi

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