There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Alaska by plane, car, bus, car ferry or train

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Fly Los Angeles to Anchorage  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Anchorage (ANC) LAX - ANC

$158 - $490

9 alternative options

Fly Burbank to Juneau  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Juneau (JNU) BUR - JNU

$267 - $1,109

Fly Burbank to Sitka  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Sitka (SIT) BUR - SIT

$327 - $1,409

Fly Burbank to Anchorage  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Anchorage (ANC) BUR - ANC

$187 - $489

Fly Los Angeles to Fairbanks  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fairbanks (FAI) LAX - FAI

$208 - $290

Fly Burbank to Fairbanks  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Fairbanks (FAI) BUR - FAI

$257 - $369

Fly Los Angeles to Kenai, drive  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kenai (ENA) LAX - ENA
  2. Drive from Kenai to Anchorage

$291 - $1,531

Bus, car ferry  •  4 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Take the bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum

$789 - $3,265

Train, car ferry  •  5 days 6 h

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

$786 - $3,474

Drive  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Anchorage 3716.4 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Alaska is to fly which costs $150 - $490 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Alaska is to fly which costs $150 - $490 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Alaska is 2494 miles. The road distance is 3716.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Alaska without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 4 days 23 h and costs $750 - $3,300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Los Angeles to Alaska, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 36 min.

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Alaska is 1 h behind Los Angeles. It is currently 9:23 AM in Los Angeles and 8:23 AM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Alaska is 3716 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 21 h to drive from Los Angeles to Alaska.

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United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 2494.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Alaska, USA?

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

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Juneau via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Juneau via San Jose, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Burbank to Juneau via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Juneau via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Burbank to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Sitka via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Sitka via Portland, Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Sitka via Portland, Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Sitka via San Jose, Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Sitka via San Jose, Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Burbank to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan, Juneau
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via San Jose, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via San Jose, Portland
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via San Francisco, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Fairbanks via San Jose, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Fairbanks via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Kenai via Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Fairbanks via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Fairbanks via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
33 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 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
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
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
3 days 13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$550 - $800
Vehicle
$1,900 - $2,800

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