Distance between Whitehorse YT and Watson Lake YT

The distance from Whitehorse to Watson Lake is 272 miles by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Teslin, McClintock, Jakes Corner and Upper Liard.

Shortest distance by air 221 mi ✈️
Car route length 272.2 mi 🚗
Driving time 5 h 2 min
Fuel amount 9.3 gal
Fuel cost 22.8 USD
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Whitehorse 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
1 23 mi, 26 min
McClintock 23 mi 0:26 26 min 0.7 gal
1 24 mi, 28 min
Jakes Corner 47 mi 0:54 54 min 0.9 gal
1 56 mi, 1 h 03 min
Teslin 102 mi 1:58 1 h 58 min 3.2 gal
1 163 mi, 2 h 55 min
Upper Liard 265 mi 4:53 4 h 53 min 9.0 gal
1 7 mi, 08 min
Watson Lake 272 mi 5:02 5 h 02 min 9.2 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Whitehorse to Watson Lake?

Fuel cost: 22.8 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 272.2 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 2.46 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Whitehorse to Watson Lake?

Driving time: 5 h 2 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 199 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 3 h 33 min
  • 73 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 28 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Whitehorse to Watson Lake by land?

The distance between Whitehorse and Watson Lake is 272.2 mi by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Whitehorse and Watson Lake respectively.

How far is Whitehorse to Watson Lake by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Whitehorse and Watson Lake is 221.2 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Whitehorse and Watson Lake respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Whitehorse from Watson Lake by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 26 min to cover the distance of 221 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 37 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Whitehorse to Watson Lake?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 29 min to cover the distance of 221 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 41 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Whitehorse and Watson Lake?

The halfway point between Whitehorse and Watson Lake is Teslin. It is located about 34 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Teslin to Whitehorse is 102 mi and driving will take about 1 h 58 min. The road between Teslin and Watson Lake has length 170 mi and will take approximately 3 h 4 min.

Where is Whitehorse in relation to Watson Lake?

Whitehorse is located 221 mi west of Watson Lake.

Whitehorse has geographic coordinates: latitude 60.72157, longitude -135.05494.

Watson Lake has geographic coordinates: latitude 60.06243, longitude -128.7068.

Which highway goes from Whitehorse to Watson Lake?

The route from Whitehorse to Watson Lake follows 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 16 mi
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