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There are 3 ways to get from Albany to Alaska by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Anchorage (ANC) ALB - ANC

$314 - $1,204

2 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
  4. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  5. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage

$988 - $4,103

Drive  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Drive from Albany to Anchorage 4451.7 miles

$430 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Alaska is to drive which costs $430 - $650 and takes 3 days 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Alaska is to fly which costs $310 - $1,200 and takes 10 h 49 min.

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The distance between Albany and Alaska is 3231 miles. The road distance is 4451.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Alaska without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 7 days 23 h and costs $950 - $4,100.

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It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to get from Albany to Alaska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Anchorage Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 4 h behind Albany. It is currently 1:37 AM in Albany and 9:37 PM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Alaska is 4452 miles. It takes approximately 3 days 12 h to drive from Albany to Alaska.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Albany Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 3231.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 49 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Alaska, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Albany to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Albany to Anchorage via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Albany to Anchorage via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Anchorage via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Albany to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Albany to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
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
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
30 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $300
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
Ave. Duration
3 days 13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$550 - $800
Vehicle
$1,900 - $2,800

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