There are 7 ways to get from Fairbanks to Skagway by plane, car ferry, ferry, bus 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 Juneau, car ferry  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Fairbanks (FAI) to Juneau (JNU) FAI - JNU
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway

$276 - $664

Cheapest option

Fly to Skagway  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Fairbanks (FAI) to Skagway (SGY) FAI - SGY

$134 - $604

5 alternative options

Fly to Haines, ferry  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Fairbanks (FAI) to Haines (HNS) FAI - HNS
  2. Take the ferry from Haines, AK to Skagway, AK

$216 - $690

Fly to Gustavus, car ferry  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Fairbanks (FAI) to Gustavus (GST) FAI - GST
  2. Take the car ferry from Gustavus to Juneau
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway

$208 - $926

Bus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Fairbanks to Dawson City
  2. Take the bus from Dawson City to Whitehorse, YT
  3. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Skagway, AK

$227 - $795

Bus via Dawson City, Yukon  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Fairbanks to Dawson City
  2. Take the bus from Dawson City, Yukon to Whitehorse, Yukon
  3. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Skagway, AK

$336 - $674

Drive  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Fairbanks to Skagway 701.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fairbanks and Skagway is 876 km. The road distance is 1122 km.

The cheapest way to get from Fairbanks to Skagway is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 15 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Fairbanks to Skagway is to fly which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $130 - $650.

No, there is no direct bus from Fairbanks to Skagway. However, there are services departing from Fairbanks and arriving at Skagway, AK via Dawson City and Whitehorse, YT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 5 min to get from Fairbanks to Skagway, including transfers.

What companies run services between Fairbanks, AK, USA and Skagway, AK, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Alaska Seaplane and Ravn Alaska fly from Fairbanks to Skagway hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fairbanks to Skagway via Dawson City and Whitehorse, YT in around 19 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Excursion
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fairbanks to Haines via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Haines via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fairbanks to Gustavus via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Gustavus via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Skagway via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fairbanks to Haines via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Haines via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fairbanks to Gustavus via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Gustavus via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fairbanks to Juneau via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Fairbanks to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $470
Flights from Fairbanks to Gustavus via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Fairbanks to Gustavus via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Bus operators
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Fairbanks to Dawson City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Book at
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Dawson City to Whitehorse, YT
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
White Pass & Yukon Route
Phone
1-800-343-7373
Email
info@wpyr.com
Website
wpyr.com
Bus from Whitehorse, YT to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
wpyr.com
Book at
wpyr.com
Husky Bus
Website
huskybus.ca
Bus from Dawson City, Yukon to Whitehorse, Yukon
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$169
Schedules at
klondikeexperience.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Juneau to Skagway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170
Car ferry from Gustavus to Juneau
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$30 - $50
Vehicle
$95 - $140
Haines Skagway Fast Ferry
Website
hainesskagwayfastferry.com
Ferry from Haines, AK to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
hainesskagwayfastferry.com

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