There are 6 ways to get from Colorado to Alaska by plane, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Sitka  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Sitka (SIT) DEN - SIT

$370 - $1,611

Cheapest option

Fly to Anchorage  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Anchorage (ANC) DEN - ANC

$210 - $421

4 alternative options

Fly to Juneau  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Juneau (JNU) DEN - JNU

$310 - $1,311

Fly to Fairbanks  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Fairbanks (FAI) DEN - FAI

$340 - $1,311

Bus, car ferry  •  5 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Bellingham, Wa
  3. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  4. Take the bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum

$833 - $3,376

Drive  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Drive from Denver to Anchorage 3237.7 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colorado and Alaska is 2521 miles. The road distance is 3237.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Colorado to Alaska without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 5 days 6 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Colorado to Alaska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Denver Airport to Sitka Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 26 min and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 2 h behind Colorado. It is currently 6:25 AM in Colorado and 4:25 AM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Colorado to Alaska is 3238 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 15 h to drive from Colorado to Alaska.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Denver Airport to Sitka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Colorado to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 2521.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Colorado, USA and Alaska, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Aurora to Sitka every 2 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Denver to Sitka via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Denver to Sitka via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Denver to Sitka via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Juneau via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Juneau via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 18 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Denver to Fairbanks via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Denver to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Fairbanks via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Denver to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Denver to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Denver to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Denver to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $900
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $900
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $900
Flights from Denver to Fairbanks via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Denver to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $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.

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 Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Portland, Or to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
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
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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