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There are 7 ways to get from Buffalo to Alaska by plane, bus, shuttle, train, car ferry or car

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Fly Buffalo to Anchorage  •  11h 32m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Anchorage (ANC) BUF - ANC

$164 - $752

Cheapest option

Bus to Rochester, fly to Anchorage  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Anchorage (ANC) ROC - ANC

$158 - $726

5 alternative options

Fly Buffalo to Fairbanks  •  13h 23m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Fairbanks (FAI) BUF - FAI

$474 - $2,104

Shuttle to Toronto, fly to Anchorage  •  16h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Anchorage (ANC) YYZ - ANC

$324 - $1,072

Shuttle to Toronto, fly to Juneau  •  19h 7m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Juneau (JNU) YYZ - JNU

$464 - $1,124

Bus, train, car ferry  •  9 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 300 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Bellingham, Wa
  4. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  5. Take the bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum

$1,058 - $1,766

Drive  •  3 days 6h

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Anchorage 4191.5 miles

$410 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Alaska is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $750 and takes 13h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Alaska is to fly which costs $160 - $750 and takes 11h 32m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Alaska is 3066 miles. The road distance is 4191.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Alaska without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 9 days 0h and costs $1,000 - $1,800.

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It takes approximately 11h 32m to get from Buffalo to Alaska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Anchorage Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 15m and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 4h behind Buffalo. It is currently 10:52 AM in Buffalo and 6:52 AM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Alaska is 4192 miles. It takes approximately 3 days 6h to drive from Buffalo to Alaska.

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JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 24 bus which takes 28 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 3066.1 miles
  • Duration: 11h 32m

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

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Buffalo to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 39m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Fairbanks via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13h 14m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,900
Flights from Buffalo to Fairbanks via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,300
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
15h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
18h 51m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Phoenix, Seattle
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Fairbanks via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Buffalo to Fairbanks via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Buffalo to Fairbanks via Charlotte, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Buffalo to Fairbanks via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18h 56m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
18h 44m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Charlotte, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Fairbanks via Chicago O'Hare, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,200
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via New Orleans, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,000
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via Indio/Palm Springs, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Juneau via San Diego, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Anchorage via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 days 1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$380 - $400
Economy
$440 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $750
Business
$800 - $1,200
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Niagara Airbus
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice 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 Bellingham, WA to Whittier
Ave. Duration
4 days 12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$550 - $800
Vehicle
$1,900 - $2,800

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