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There are 5 ways to get from Valdez to Anchorage by plane, car, bus, car ferry or train

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Fly  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Valdez (VDZ) to Anchorage (ANC) VDZ - ANC

$176 - $349

Cheapest option

Car ferry, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valdez, Alaska to Cordova, AK Cdv
  2. Take the car ferry from Cordova to Whittier Cdv
  3. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage

$91 - $376

3 alternative options

Drive, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Valdez to Eureka Lodge, Glenn Highway, Glennallen, AK
  2. Take the bus from Eureka Lodge, Glenn Highway, Glennallen, AK to Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK Anchorage To Tok

$92 - $100

Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valdez, Alaska to Cordova, AK Cdv
  2. Take the car ferry from Cordova to Whittier Cdv
  3. Take the bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum

$181 - $451

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Valdez to Anchorage 301 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Valdez to Anchorage is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valdez to Anchorage is to fly which costs $170 - $350 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Valdez and Anchorage is 119 miles. The road distance is 301 miles.

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The best way to get from Valdez to Anchorage without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 10 h 25 min and costs $180 - $460.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Valdez to Anchorage, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Valdez Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valdez to Anchorage is 301 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Valdez to Anchorage.

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Ravn Alaska offers flights from Valdez Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Anchorage. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valdez to Valdez Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $14 - $18.

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Map of how to get from Valdez to Anchorage.
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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Valdez, AK, USA and Anchorage, AK, USA?

Ravn Alaska flies from Valdez to Anchorage twice daily.

Airlines
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Valdez to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Whittier to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$30 - $95
Goldstar Service
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Alaska Direct Bus
Website
alaskadirectbusline.com
Bus from Eureka Lodge, Glenn Highway, Glennallen, AK to Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
interioralaskabusline.com
Book at
interioralaskabusline.com
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Valdez, Alaska to Cordova, AK
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $85
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$20 - $30
Vehicle
$55 - $85
Car ferry from Cordova to Whittier
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$40 - $65
Vehicle
$130 - $200

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