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There are 3 ways to get from Ketchikan to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve by plane 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.

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Fly to Gustavus, travel  •  16h 5m

  1. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Gustavus (GST) KTN - GST
  2. Travel from Gustavus to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

2 alternative options

Fly to Juneau, travel  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Juneau (JNU) KTN - JNU
  2. Travel from Juneau to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Car ferry, travel  •  27h 36m

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Juneau Bel
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK Jnu
  3. Travel from Gustavus, AK to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ketchikan and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 299 miles.

The best way to get from Ketchikan to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve without a car is to car ferry and travel which takes 27h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 16h 5m to get from Ketchikan to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ketchikan Airport to Gustavus Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 55m and has one stopover.

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Air Excursion and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Ketchikan Airport to Gustavus Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ketchikan to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 298.8 miles
  • Duration: 16h 5m

What companies run services between Ketchikan, AK, USA and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from Ketchikan to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. However, you can take the bus to Airport Parking Lot, take the walk to Airport Ferry Stop, take the ferry to Ketchikan International Aiport, take the walk to Ketchikan airport, fly to Gustavus, then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Airport Parking Lot, take the walk to Airport Ferry Stop, take the ferry to Ketchikan International Aiport, take the walk to Ketchikan airport, fly to Juneau, then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Gustavus via Juneau
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Ketchikan to Gustavus via Sitka, Juneau
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Ketchikan to Juneau
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Juneau via Sitka
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Air Excursion
Flights from Ketchikan to Gustavus via Juneau
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Ketchikan to Gustavus via Sitka, Juneau
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Ketchikan to Juneau
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$55 - $90
Senior Citizen 65+
$95 - $140
Adult 12+
$110 - $180
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$500 - $700
Car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$17 - $26
Senior Citizen 65+
$28 - $40
Adult 12+
$30 - $55
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$140 - $200

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