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

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Fly to Edmonton  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Edmonton (YEG) ANC - YEG

$273 - $931

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Fly to Calgary, bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Calgary (YYC) ANC - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$227 - $1,167

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  4 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Museum to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska
  2. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Bellingham, WA
  3. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
  5. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
  6. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$873 - $3,297

Train, car ferry  •  4 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Anchorage to Whittier
  2. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Ketchikan
  3. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC
  4. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Jasper
  5. Take the train from Jasper to Edmonton

$592 - $2,269

Drive  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Anchorage to Edmonton 1956.2 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Anchorage to Edmonton is to drive which costs $250 - $380 and takes 41 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Anchorage to Edmonton is to fly which costs $270 - $950 and takes 9 h 48 min.

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The distance between Anchorage and Edmonton is 1442 miles. The road distance is 1956.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Anchorage to Edmonton without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 4 days 8 h and costs $850 - $3,300.

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It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Anchorage to Edmonton, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Anchorage Airport to Edmonton Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Edmonton is 2 h ahead of Anchorage. It is currently 2:20 PM in Anchorage and 4:20 PM in Edmonton.

Yes, the driving distance between Anchorage to Edmonton is 1956 miles. It takes approximately 41 h 30 min to drive from Anchorage to Edmonton.

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WestJet, Air Canada, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Anchorage Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Anchorage to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 1441.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 48 min

What companies run services between Anchorage, AK, USA and Edmonton, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Anchorage to Edmonton every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Anchorage to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Anchorage to Edmonton via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Anchorage to Edmonton via Fairbanks, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Juneau, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Anchorage to Edmonton via Seattle, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,300
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Anchorage to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Anchorage to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,900
Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Anchorage to Whittier
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$30 - $95
Goldstar Service
$150 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Prince Rupert to Jasper
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$160 - $230
Business
$230 - $330
Train from Jasper to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Anchorage, AK - Museum to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bellingham, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Whittier to Bellingham, WA
Ave. Duration
3 days 7 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
Car ferry from Whittier to Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$310 - $450
Vehicle
$1,000 - $1,600
Car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$45 - $65
Vehicle
$140 - $210

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The best way to get from Anchorage to Anchorage Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 23 min and costs $2.

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