Getting there & away
Dawson City airport (YDA) is 19km east of town off the Klondike Hwy. Air North (800-661-0407; www.flyairnorth.com) serves Whitehorse, Old Crow, Inuvik in the NWT and Fairbanks in Alaska.
There are no rental cars available in Dawson. Bus services to Dawson seem to be in a constant state of flux.
Alaska Direct Bus Line (867-668-4833; www.alaskadirectbusline.com) serves Whitehorse ($150, eight hours, twice weekly) and Tok, Alaska ($125, eight hours, three times weekly) in summer.
Yukon Alaska Tourist Tours (867-668-4414; www.yatt.ca) runs from Whitehorse on Friday in summer ($100, eight hours) and returns on Sunday.