There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Anchorage by plane, car, bus, car ferry 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 Los Angeles to Anchorage  •  7 h 35 min

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

$158 - $490

5 alternative options

Fly Burbank to Anchorage  •  9 h 30 min

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

$187 - $489

Fly Los Angeles to Kenai, drive  •  12 h 20 min

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

$291 - $1,531

Bus, car ferry  •  5 days 22 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  •  6 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak 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 Anchorage is to fly which costs $150 - $490 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Anchorage is to fly which costs $150 - $490 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Anchorage is 2354 miles. The road distance is 3716.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Los Angeles to Anchorage, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Anchorage.
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  • Distance: 2353.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Delta fly from Los Angeles to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via San Jose, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Kenai via Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
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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 Amtrak
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 Amtrak 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
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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
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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