There are 3 ways to get from Anchorage to Seattle by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Seattle (SEA) ANC - SEA

$89 - $276

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  3 days 13 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 Seattle, Wa

$686 - $3,000

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Anchorage to Seattle 2281.4 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Anchorage to Seattle is to fly which costs $85 - $280 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Anchorage to Seattle is to fly which costs $85 - $280 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Anchorage and Seattle is 1443 miles. The road distance is 2281.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Anchorage to Seattle without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 3 days 13 h and costs $650 - $3,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Anchorage to Seattle, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Anchorage Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Seattle is 1 h ahead of Anchorage. It is currently 9:20 PM in Anchorage and 10:20 PM in Seattle.

Yes, the driving distance between Anchorage to Seattle is 2281 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Anchorage to Seattle.

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  • Distance: 1443 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Anchorage, AK, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Anchorage to Seattle hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Anchorage to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Anchorage to Seattle via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Anchorage to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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 Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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

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