There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Anchorage by plane, car, train or car ferry

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Fly to Anchorage  •  5 h 49 min

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

$124 - $424

3 alternative options

Fly to Kenai, drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kenai (ENA) PDX - ENA
  2. Drive from Kenai to Anchorage

$278 - $576

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

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Anchorage is to fly which costs $120 - $430 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Anchorage is to fly which costs $120 - $430 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Portland and Anchorage is 1548 miles. The road distance is 2454.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Anchorage 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 5 h 49 min to get from Portland to Anchorage, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 42 min.

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Anchorage is 1 h behind Portland. It is currently 4:56 AM in Portland and 3:56 AM in Anchorage.

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

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Air Canada, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Portland Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Anchorage. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Anchorage.
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  • Distance: 1548.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Anchorage, AK, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and Delta fly from Portland to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Portland to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Portland to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 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 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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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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