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There are 7 ways to get from Oregon to Alaska by plane, train, 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 Portland to Sitka  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Sitka (SIT) PDX - SIT

$214 - $954

Cheapest option

Fly Portland to Anchorage  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Anchorage (ANC) PDX - ANC

$124 - $424

5 alternative options

Fly Portland to Juneau  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Juneau (JNU) PDX - JNU

$194 - $414

Train to Seattle, fly to Sitka  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sitka (SIT) SEA - SIT

$225 - $475

Fly Portland to Fairbanks  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Fairbanks (FAI) PDX - FAI

$224 - $954

Train, car ferry  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage

$630 - $3,020

Drive  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Portland to Anchorage 2454.5 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oregon to Alaska is to fly which costs $190 - $420 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oregon to Alaska is to fly which costs $120 - $430 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Oregon and Alaska is 1813 miles. The road distance is 2454.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oregon to Alaska without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 3 days 23 h and costs $600 - $3,100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Oregon to Alaska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Sitka Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 1 h behind Oregon. It is currently 7:21 AM in Oregon and 6:21 AM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Oregon to Alaska is 2454 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 6 h to drive from Oregon to Alaska.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Portland Airport to Sitka Airport.

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The best way to get from Oregon to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Oregon to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 1813.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

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

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Sitka
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Sitka via Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Sitka via Juneau
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Redmond, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Medford, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Sitka
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Portland Union Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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
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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