There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Alaska 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.

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Fly Portland to Sitka  •  6 h 12 min

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

$214 - $954

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Fly Portland to Anchorage  •  5 h 59 min

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

$124 - $424

6 alternative options

Fly Portland to Juneau  •  7 h 7 min

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

$194 - $414

Train to Seattle, fly to Sitka  •  7 h 12 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 12 min

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

$224 - $954

Train to Seattle, fly to Juneau  •  7 h 36 min

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

$195 - $505

Bus, car ferry  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa 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

$700 - $3,043

Drive  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Portland to Anchorage 2454.5 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

The distance between Portland and Alaska is 1673 miles. The road distance is 2454.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Alaska without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 3 days 23 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Portland 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 10 min and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 1 h behind Portland. It is currently 11:15 AM in Portland and 10:15 AM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Alaska is 2454 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 6 h to drive from Portland 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 Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Portland to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 1673.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Alaska, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Portland to Sitka every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 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 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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Redmond, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Medford, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Boise, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Juneau
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Sitka via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday and Friday
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
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Portland to Fairbanks via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Juneau
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
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
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
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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