Duration: 7 hours (full trip)
Stops: Whitehorse, Carmacks, Stewart, Dawson City (with optional stops available at Pelly Crossing or Minto)
Dawson City Departure: departs from Husky Bus Office (954 Second Avenue) at 12:00 pm (midday)
Whitehorse Departure: departs from Whitehorse Visitor Centre (corner of 2nd Avenue and Lambert St) at 10:00 am
For up to date schedules and rates, please refer to the charts below.
The Yukon’s best choice for public ground transportation between Whitehorse and Dawson City!
Husky Bus offers Yukoners and tourists regular, reliable passenger transportation and parcel service between Dawson City and Whitehorse, and everywhere along the Klondike Highway. We specialize in the transportation of canoes, kayaks, and world adventurers!
Southbound from Dawson City: Schedule & Rates
|Arrival Location||Arrival Time||Rate|
Northbound from Whitehorse: Schedule & Rates
|Arrival Location||Arrival Time||Rate|
|Dawson City||5:00 pm||CA$119|
Canoe transport rate: $90 (max.6)
All arrival and departure times are subject to change due to driving conditions, and for this reason, passengers are advised to be ready at pickup location 30 minutes prior to departure time, just in case.
Husky Bus FAQs
- Where does the Husky Bus operate?
Husky Bus is based out of Dawson City, Yukon. We’ve been operating a regular summer service along the scenic Klondike Highway between Whitehorse and Dawson City since 2012. In addition to our scheduled service, we are available for private charters of large and small groups, canoe transportation, private events, local touring, and light freight service.
- How long is the journey between Whitehorse and Dawson?
The drive takes approximately seven hours to cover the 532 kilometres of highway between the two cities.
- Does the Husky Bus operate during the winter months?
No. In May we run both northbound and southbound trips twice a week (Southbound on Mondays and Thursdays and Northbound on Tuesdays and Fridays). In June, we run northbound (Sunday, Tuesday, Friday) and southbound (Saturday, Monday, Thursday) three times a week to accommodate peek season demand. Please check our schedule for the most up to date departure information.
- What time does the bus leave each day?
The northbound bus departs Whitehorse at 10 am and the southbound bus departs Dawson at 12 pm unless otherwise stated on our online schedule. Please check our schedule for the most up to date departure information.
*Please note that we may change the departure times, but will always let you know in advance if we do.
- Where does the bus depart from?
The Northbound bus departs from the Whitehorse Visitor Information Centre at the corner of Lambert St. and 2nd Avenue. The Southbound bus departs Dawson City from the The Klondike Experience office on #954 Second Ave.
- Is there cell service along the Klondike Highway?
Cell service is sparse between Dawson and Whitehorse. However, our drivers are equipped with a satellite device in case of an emergency.
- I have a canoe. Can you transport it for me?
We can! Husky Bus offers canoe transport services. We charge $90 per canoe.
- Does the Husky Bus go to Mayo?
Husky Bus does not go to Mayo, however should you wish to get to Mayo, we work in conjunction with the Keno City Taxi. We will bring you to Stewart Crossing, and from there the taxi will bring you to Mayo. Please contact us if you wish to book this transfer- we are happy to arrange it for you!
- How and when do I pay?
We require full payment up front to confirm bus tickets. We encourage you to book online for your convenience. Feel free to also call and book over the phone! We accept Visa, American Express, MasterCard, PayPal, cash, or cheque. Prices are in Canadian dollars.
- Once I pay, do I get a ticket?
We do not have physical bus tickets. You may keep your receipt or the email we send you for your records, but no documentation is necessary. Proof of your purchase is recorded in our system and you’ll be put on our driver’s manifest the day of your travel.