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There are 4 ways to get from Denali (Mountain) to North Pole by train, bus or plane

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

Travel, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Travel from Denali (Mountain) to Hurricane
  2. Take the train from Hurricane to Fairbanks Aurora Winter NB

$126 - $206

Cheapest option

Travel, bus  •  10h 58m

  1. Travel from Denali (Mountain) to The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK
  2. Take the bus from The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK to Savage River Campground - Denali, AK Eb
  3. Take the bus from Denali to Fairbanks, AK

$57 - $74

2 alternative options

Travel, bus via Wonder Lake - Denali, AK  •  12h 1m

  1. Travel from Denali (Mountain) to Wonder Lake - Denali, AK
  2. Take the bus from Wonder Lake - Denali, AK to Wilderness Access Center - Denali, AK Eb
  3. Take the bus from Denali to Fairbanks, AK

$57 - $74

Travel, fly, bus  •  7h 56m

  1. Travel from Denali (Mountain) to Kantishna - Denali, AK
  2. Take the plane from Kantishna Airport - Denali, AK to McKinley Park Airstrip - Denali, AK
  3. Take the bus from Denali to Fairbanks, AK

$355 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denali (Mountain) to North Pole is to travel and bus which costs $55 - $75 and takes 10h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Denali (Mountain) to North Pole is to travel and fly and bus which costs $350 - $380 and takes 7h 56m.

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The distance between Denali (Mountain) and North Pole is 162 miles.

The best way to get from Denali (Mountain) to North Pole without a car is to travel and train which takes 8h 6m and costs $120 - $210.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Denali (Mountain) to North Pole, including transfers.

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There are 38+ hotels available in North Pole. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Denali (Mountain) to North Pole.
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  • Distance: 161.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Denali (Mountain), AK, USA and North Pole, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from Denali (Mountain) to North Pole. However, you can take the travel to Hurricane, take the train to Fairbanks, then take the taxi to North Pole. Alternatively, you can take the travel to The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK, take the bus to Savage River Campground, take the bus to Denali Visitor Center, take the walk to Denali, take the bus to 402 - Noble St @ 10th Ave Southbound, then take the bus to 850 - Santa Claus Lane @ 5th Ave.

Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Hurricane to Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$70 - $140
Goldstar Service
$220 - $260
Bus operators
Denali Visitor Transport
Website
reservedenali.com
Bus from The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK to Savage River Campground - Denali, AK
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
reservedenali.com
Bus from Wonder Lake - Denali, AK to Wilderness Access Center - Denali, AK
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
reservedenali.com
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Denali to Fairbanks, AK
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Book at
alaskashuttle.com
Other operators
Kantishna Air Taxi
Website
katair.com
Plane from Kantishna Airport - Denali, AK to McKinley Park Airstrip - Denali, AK
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$325
Schedules at
katair.com

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