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Fares from $167 One Way, Round Trip from Edmonton to Yellowknife

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More About Flying To Yellowknife from Edmonton

Route Information for Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife

Origin Airport IATA CodeYEA
Destination Airport IATA CodeYZF
Distance633 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Canadian North
Earliest Flight Arrival4:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:23AM UTC

Finding Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife

Edmonton International Airport

Finding cheap flights from Edmonton is easy when you use Orbitz.com. You can search multiple airlines for discount international and domestic flights. Fifteen airlines serve the Edmonton International Airport, including United, US Airways, Air Canada and Delta Air Lines. The airport is located at 1000 Airport Road, approximately 16 miles from downtown Edmonton.

Airport Parking

A variety of passenger parking options are offered, including a curbside valet with concierge services, parking next to the terminal building for an hourly, daily or weekly fee and discount parking with a free shuttle bus to the airport. Monthly executive parking is also available.

Airport Transportation

Edmonton International Airport provides a number of transportation methods for leaving the airport. There is a sky shuttle that stops at various Edmonton locations, a bus with free Wi-Fi, hotel shuttles and taxi and limousine services. The Ground Transportation office is located on the arrivals level of the airport.

Edmonton International Airport Restaurants

There are various dining options available that passengers can enjoy while waiting for their flight. One can grab a quick sandwich at the Quiznos or sit down to a meal at Houston's Steak and Ribs. Some options, like Jasper's Bar and Grill, are located before going through the security checkpoint. For those in search of caffeine, the airport has a Starbucks. A number of retail stores are also present for people who prefer shopping to eating. Whether you're flying internationally or need a domestic flight, cheap flights from Edmonton can be found on Orbitz.com.

Yellowknife Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Yellowknife and get great deals on air tickets via Yellowknife Airport, one of the airports serving the Northwest Territories in Canada. The airport schedules daily commercial flights as well as serving as the forward operating base for the CF-18 Hornet. Air Canada Express, Buffalo Airways, WestJet and North-Wright Airways are among the airlines that serve the airport. Yellowknife Airport has one terminal, and ranks as northern Canada's busiest airport.

Transportation from the Airport

Taxi services to downtown Yellowknife are offered by Handyvan Taxi, Diamond Cab and City Cab. Handyvan Taxi's services even make accommodations for wheelchairs. Taxis charge a minimum of $6. There are also free shuttle bus and minivan services provided by most of the hotels around the airport.

Yellowknife's Weather Information

Yellowknife experiences a subarctic climate, with an average precipitation level of 12 inches. The hottest month in this city is July, which has an average high temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of 54.3 degrees Fahrenheit. January, the coldest month in Yellowknife, has a mean low temperature of -23.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

Popular Attractions in Yellowknife

Yellowknife has a number of great hiking trails that include the Frame Lake Trail and the Cameron River Falls Trail. Other popular sites around the city include the Northern Frontier Visitors Center, the Cameron River Ramparts and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. June is the best month to visit, as you will enjoy an average of 12 hours of sunshine daily. In addition to cheap flights to Yellowknife, Orbitz.com also offers budget accommodation deals.

Flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Edmonton to Yellowknife?

Yes, if you're cruising the skies from Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.) to Yellowknife, NT (YZF), you'll only have one flight number to keep in mind. There are 3 airlines with nonstop services to choose from. Here are a few of the best:

  • Canadian North
  • Air Canada
  • WestJet
What is the shortest flight from Edmonton to Yellowknife?

If the weather is good and all goes as planned, you could be flying into Yellowknife, NT (YZF) from Edmonton, AB (YEG-Edmonton Intl.) in just 1 hour and 50 minutes. With such a brief flight time, think about taking hand luggage only.

What airlines fly from Edmonton (and vicinity) to Yellowknife most frequently?

The airlines that offer the most frequent flights between Edmonton, AB Airport (YEG-Edmonton Intl.) and Yellowknife, NT Airport (YZF) include Canadian North (5T). This popular option offers 53 flights on the route each month. If you want to broaden your options, take a look at the fares with Air Canada (AC), which offers 27 flights from Edmonton (and vicinity) to Yellowknife each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Yellowknife?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Yellowknife have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Yellowknife with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Yellowknife without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.