There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Alaska by plane, car, train, bus or car ferry

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 Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Anchorage (ANC) RDU - ANC

$284 - $705

7 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Juneau  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Juneau (JNU) RDU - JNU

$444 - $1,505

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Fairbanks  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Fairbanks (FAI) RDU - FAI

$484 - $1,605

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Kenai, drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Kenai (ENA) RDU - ENA
  2. Drive from Kenai to Anchorage

$517 - $2,026

Train to Charlotte, fly to Anchorage  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Anchorage (ANC) CLT - ANC

$402 - $1,495

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Sitka  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Sitka (SIT) RDU - SIT

$494 - $1,905

Bus, car ferry  •  8 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca 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

$1,091 - $4,101

Drive  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Anchorage 4440.3 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Alaska is to fly which costs $280 - $750 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Alaska is to fly which costs $280 - $750 and takes 11 h 53 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Alaska is 3484 miles. The road distance is 4440.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Alaska without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 8 days 8 h and costs $1,000 - $4,100.

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It takes approximately 11 h 53 min to get from Raleigh to Alaska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Anchorage Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 4 h behind Raleigh. It is currently 6:28 PM in Raleigh and 2:28 PM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Alaska is 4440 miles. It takes approximately 3 days 13 h to drive from Raleigh to Alaska.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 3483.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 53 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Alaska, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Raleigh to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 18 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Charlotte, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Baltimore, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Denver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fairbanks via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Chicago O'Hare, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
15 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Minneapolis, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Denver, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Los Angeles, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
17 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Charlotte to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sitka via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
19 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Philadelphia, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Charlotte, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 41 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 41 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Chicago O'Hare, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Juneau via Denver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fairbanks via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fairbanks via Charlotte, Seattle
Ave. Duration
13 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Charlotte to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Indianapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Philadelphia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fairbanks via Atlanta, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fairbanks via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Charlotte to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Anchorage via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Anchorage via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Chicago O'Hare, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Minneapolis, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Kenai via Denver, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Anchorage via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
13 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Sitka via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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.

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 Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
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
Hourly
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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