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There are 6 ways to get from Anchorage Airport (ANC) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve by plane, bus or car ferry

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Fly to Gustavus, travel  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Gustavus (GST) ANC - GST
  2. Travel from Gustavus to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

5 alternative options

Fly to Juneau, travel  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Juneau (JNU) ANC - JNU
  2. Travel from Juneau to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Yakutat, travel  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Yakutat (YAK) ANC - YAK
  2. Travel from Yakutat to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Haines, travel  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Haines (HNS) ANC - HNS
  2. Travel from Haines to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Skagway, travel  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Skagway (SGY) ANC - SGY
  2. Travel from Skagway to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Bus, car ferry, travel  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska
  2. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Juneau Hom / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK Jnu
  4. Travel from Gustavus, AK to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Anchorage Airport (ANC) → Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is recommended.

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The distance between Anchorage Airport (ANC) and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 489 miles.

The best way to get from Anchorage Airport (ANC) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve without a car is to bus and car ferry and travel which takes 2 days 0h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Anchorage Airport (ANC) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Anchorage Airport to Gustavus Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 39m and has one stopover.

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Air Excursion and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Anchorage Airport to Gustavus Airport.

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Map of how to get from Anchorage Airport (ANC) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 488.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Anchorage Airport (ANC), USA and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from Anchorage Airport (ANC) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. However, you can fly to Gustavus then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can fly to Juneau then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Anchorage to Gustavus via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Anchorage to Juneau
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Anchorage to Yakutat via Cordova
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Anchorage to Yakutat via Juneau
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air Excursion
Flights from Anchorage to Gustavus via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Anchorage to Haines via Juneau
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Anchorage to Skagway via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Anchorage to Haines via Juneau
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Anchorage to Skagway via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Bus operators
Park Connection Motor Coach
Phone
+1 907-245-0200
Email
info@alaskacoach.com
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Whittier to Juneau
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
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dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$100 - $160
Senior Citizen 65+
$170 - $250
Adult 12+
$200 - $320
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$850 - $1,200
Car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$17 - $26
Senior Citizen 65+
$28 - $40
Adult 12+
$30 - $55
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$140 - $200

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