There are 8 ways to get from Michigan to Alaska by plane, train, car 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 Detroit to Sitka  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Sitka (SIT) DTW - SIT

$567 - $2,220

Cheapest option

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Anchorage  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Anchorage (ANC) ORD - ANC

$253 - $748

6 alternative options

Fly Detroit to Juneau  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Juneau (JNU) DTW - JNU

$289 - $332

Fly Grand Rapids to Anchorage  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Anchorage (ANC) GRR - ANC

$394 - $1,604

Fly Grand Rapids to Fairbanks  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Fairbanks (FAI) GRR - FAI

$504 - $2,004

Train, car ferry  •  7 days 1 h

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

$930 - $3,942

Bus, car ferry  •  8 days 5 h

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

$1,012 - $3,897

Drive  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Detroit to Anchorage 3918.5 miles

$380 - $600

What companies run services between Michigan, USA and Alaska, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines fly from Livonia to Sitka hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Denver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Denver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via San Francisco, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Phoenix, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Fairbanks via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Fairbanks via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Fairbanks via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Fairbanks via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Grand Rapids to Fairbanks via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Fairbanks via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to Sitka via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Fairbanks via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Michigan and Alaska is 4562 km. The road distance is 6270 km.

The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Alaska is to fly which costs $280 - $340 and takes 11 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Michigan to Alaska is to fly which takes 9 h 48 min and costs $550 - $2,300.

It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Michigan to Alaska, including transfers.