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.

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Fly Flint to Anchorage  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Anchorage (ANC) FNT - ANC

$366 - $1,343

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Fly Detroit to Juneau  •  10 h 54 min

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

$289 - $332

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Fly Detroit to Anchorage  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Anchorage (ANC) DTW - ANC

$379 - $1,422

Fly Grand Rapids to Anchorage  •  11 h 24 min

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

$400 - $1,512

Fly Detroit to Fairbanks  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Fairbanks (FAI) DTW - FAI

$519 - $1,922

Train, car ferry  •  6 days 4 h

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

$947 - $4,007

Bus, car ferry  •  7 days 6 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Alaska is to fly which costs $280 - $340 and takes 10 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Alaska is to fly which costs $360 - $1,400 and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The distance between Michigan and Alaska is 2851 miles. The road distance is 3918.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Alaska without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6 days 4 h and costs $900 - $4,100.

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It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Michigan to Alaska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Flint Airport to Anchorage Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 4 h behind Michigan. It is currently 7:35 AM in Michigan and 3:35 AM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Michigan to Alaska is 3918 miles. It takes approximately 3 days 3 h to drive from Michigan to Alaska.

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American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Flint Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Flint Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $30 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Michigan to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 2851.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 14 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Flint to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Flint to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Flint to Anchorage via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Flint to Anchorage via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Grand Rapids, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Appleton, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Milwaukee, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Indianapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Denver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Flint to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Denver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Chicago O'Hare, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
13 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Detroit to Juneau via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Detroit to Fairbanks via Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Flint to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Grand Rapids to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
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 to Vancouver Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$490 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Vancouver Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $310
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 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
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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