There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis to Anchorage by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Anchorage (ANC) MSP - ANC

$194 - $415

3 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  6 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Everett, Wa to Bellingham, Wa
  3. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  4. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage

$814 - $3,576

Bus, car ferry  •  6 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa 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

$953 - $3,432

Drive  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Anchorage 3220.8 miles

$310 - $460

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Anchorage, AK, USA?

Sun Country Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Anchorage via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
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 Everett, Wa to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
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 Minneapolis and Anchorage is 4027 km. The road distance is 5153 km.

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Anchorage is to fly which costs $190 - $420 and takes 7 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Anchorage is to fly which takes 7 h 28 min and costs $190 - $420.

It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Minneapolis to Anchorage, including transfers.