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

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  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Sitka (SIT) DTW - SIT

$554 - $2,204

Cheapest option

Fly to Juneau  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Juneau (JNU) DTW - JNU

$274 - $314

5 alternative options

Fly to Anchorage  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Anchorage (ANC) DTW - ANC

$364 - $1,404

Fly to Fairbanks  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Fairbanks (FAI) DTW - FAI

$464 - $1,804

Train, bus, drive, car ferry  •  6 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Wenatchee Columbia Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & East St 21
  4. Drive from US 97A & East St to Bellingham, WA
  5. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  6. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage

$903 - $3,807

Bus, car ferry  •  8 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca 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

$1,012 - $3,897

Drive  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Detroit to Anchorage 3918.5 miles

$380 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Alaska is to fly which costs $270 - $320 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Alaska is to fly which costs $550 - $2,200 and takes 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Alaska is 2973 miles. The road distance is 3918.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to get from Detroit to Alaska, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Alaska, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines fly from Detroit to Sitka hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Grand Rapids, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Indianapolis, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Traverse City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Omaha, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via St. Louis, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Nashville, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
12 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Wenatchee Columbia Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$950 - $1,400
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Whittier to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$30 - $95
Goldstar Service
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Link Transit
Phone
+1 509-662-1155
Website
linktransit.com
Bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & East St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
linktransit.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
30 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $300
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
4 days 12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$550 - $800
Vehicle
$1,900 - $2,800

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