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Fairbanks to Dawson City drive

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 Delta Junction
 Alcan Border
 Burwash Landing
 Haines Junction
 Stewart Crossing
   Dawson City 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Fairbanks to Dawson City road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Fairbanks to Dawson City. If you're planning a road trip to Dawson City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Fairbanks and Dawson City. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Fairbanks and Dawson City. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Fairbanks
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:34 am  Delta Junction
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:34 am
drive for about 2 hours

1:38 pm  Tok
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:38 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:15 pm  Alcan Border
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:15 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:38 pm  Burwash Landing
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Burwash Landing
drive for about 1.5 hours

10:25 am  Haines Junction
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:25 am
drive for about 2 hours

1:32 pm  Carmacks
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:32 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:26 pm  Stewart Crossing
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:26 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:30 pm  arrive in Dawson City

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Fairbanks, Alaska.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Delta Junction

Tok  (2 answers)

Alcan Border

Burwash Landing

Haines Junction


Stewart Crossing

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Dawson City, Yukon Territory.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Dawson City?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Dawson City to Fairbanks drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Fairbanks to Dawson City. Or get a full Fairbanks to Dawson City flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Fairbanks well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Fairbanks!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 902 miles
driving time of 16 hours, 5 minutes
Dawson City is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks
10 Fairbanks travel answers
2 Tok travel answers
1 Alcan Border travel answer
1 Dawson City travel answer


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