Airlines Companies

Yellowknife Airport is located on the Old Airport Road approximately 4 km from the city. See the attached flyer for the list of airports in other regions.

List of major airlines: 

First Air
Phone: 1-800-267-1247
Toll Free: 1-877-873-3718

Canadian North
Phone: 867-669-4000 Toll
Free: 1-800-661-1505

Air Canada
Toll Free: 1-888-247-2262

West Jet
Toll free: 1-800-538 5696

Northwestern Air
Phone: (867) 873-2859

Buffalo airways
Telephone: (867) 874-3333

For more information on the ferry and the condition of the ice roads, consult the NWT government website, or call the following toll-free number: 1-800-661-0750. 


Frontier Coach lines and Greyhound  serve the northern region. On average one bus per day travels from Edmonton to Yellowknife. Note that it also offers a postal delivery service which often costs much less than airmail.


113 Kamlake Road,
Yellowknife, NWT,
S1A 1V6
Telephone: 867-873-4892 

For travel within the NWT,  Frontline Coach lines  serve the following areas: Hay River, Fort Smith, Fort Simpson, Fort Rae, Fort Providence, Enterprise and Yellowknife. Phone: (867) 874-2566

Public Transport

The City of Yellowknife offers public transit service. For more information, contact the city at 920-5653 and visit:



Taxis ply the roads of the main towns (Yellowknife, Inuvik, Hay River and Fort Smith). Their cost includes a base price plus mileage charges.

Two companies serve Yellowknife.

City Cab Phone: 867-873-4444

Diamond Cab Phone: 867-873-6666