There are 4 ways to get from Fairbanks to Seattle by plane, bus, car ferry, train 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.

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Fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Fairbanks (FAI) to Seattle (SEA) FAI - SEA

$136 - $608

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  5 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Fairbanks, AK - Downtown Hotels to Anchorage, AK - Egan Center
  2. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Museum to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska
  3. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Bellingham, WA
  4. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Seattle, Wa

$759 - $3,122

Train, car ferry  •  5 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Fairbanks to Anchorage
  2. Take the train from Anchorage to Whittier
  3. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Bellingham, WA
  4. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak

$735 - $3,204

Drive  •  47 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Fairbanks to Seattle 2164.7 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Fairbanks to Seattle is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairbanks to Seattle is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Fairbanks and Seattle is 1526 miles. The road distance is 2164.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Fairbanks to Seattle, including transfers.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Fairbanks Airport to Seattle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fairbanks to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 1526.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

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

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

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Fairbanks to Seattle via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Fairbanks to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$120 - $190
Goldstar Service
$330 - $390
Train from Anchorage to Whittier
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$30 - $95
Goldstar Service
$150 - $180
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bellingham Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Fairbanks, AK - Downtown Hotels to Anchorage, AK - Egan Center
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Book at
alaskashuttle.com
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
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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
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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