There are 3 ways to get from New York to Alaska by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Anchorage (ANC) EWR - ANC

$319 - $2,121

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  7 days 19 h

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

$1,044 - $3,932

Drive  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Drive from New York to Anchorage 4424.4 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Alaska is 3334 miles. The road distance is 4424.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Alaska without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 7 days 19 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from New York to Alaska, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 50 min.

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Alaska is 4 h behind New York. It is currently 10:21 PM in New York and 6:21 PM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between New York to Alaska is 4424 miles. It takes approximately 3 days 12 h to drive from New York to Alaska.

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

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Map of how to get from New York to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 3333.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Alaska, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from New York to Anchorage twice daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $6,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $4,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $4,200
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 New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $430
Flexible
$500 - $700
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
30 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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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