There are 4 ways to get from Ketchikan to Anchorage by plane, car, car ferry, bus or train

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 Anchorage  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Anchorage (ANC) KTN - ANC

$249 - $481

3 alternative options

Fly to Kenai, drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Kenai (ENA) KTN - ENA
  2. Drive from Kenai to Anchorage

$332 - $1,442

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Juneau, AK
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Haines
  3. Take the car ferry from Haines to Skagway
  4. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT
  5. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Dawson City
  6. Take the bus from Dawson City to Tok
  7. Take the bus from Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store to Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK

$480 - $1,509

Car ferry, train  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Whittier
  2. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage Glacier Discovery NB

$349 - $1,706

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ketchikan to Anchorage is to fly which costs $240 - $490 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ketchikan to Anchorage is to fly which costs $240 - $490 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The distance between Ketchikan and Anchorage is 778 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Ketchikan to Anchorage, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ketchikan, AK, USA and Anchorage, AK, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and two other airlines fly from Ketchikan to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Sitka, Juneau
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Juneau
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Sitka, Juneau, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
12 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Juneau, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Seattle, Fairbanks, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Seattle, Juneau, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Train operators
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
White Pass & Yukon Route
Phone
1-800-343-7373
Email
info@wpyr.com
Website
wpyr.com
Bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
wpyr.com
Book at
wpyr.com
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Whitehorse, YT to Dawson City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Dawson City to Tok
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Book at
alaskashuttle.com
Alaska Direct Bus
Website
alaskadirectbusline.com
Bus from Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store to Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
interioralaskabusline.com
Book at
interioralaskabusline.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Juneau, AK
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$130 - $200
Vehicle
$450 - $650
Car ferry from Juneau to Haines
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$30 - $50
Vehicle
$95 - $140
Car ferry from Haines to Skagway
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$10 - $15
Vehicle
$18 - $27
Car ferry from Ketchikan to Whittier
Ave. Duration
2 days 22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$310 - $450
Vehicle
$1,000 - $1,600

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