There are 8 ways to get from Sacramento to Alaska by plane, bus, car ferry, train 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 Sacramento to Juneau  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Juneau (JNU) SMF - JNU

$254 - $1,104

Cheapest option

Bus to San Francisco, fly to Anchorage  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Anchorage (ANC) SFO - ANC

$204 - $444

6 alternative options

Fly Sacramento to Sitka  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Sitka (SIT) SMF - SIT

$314 - $1,404

Fly Sacramento to Anchorage  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Anchorage (ANC) SMF - ANC

$234 - $1,004

Fly Sacramento to Fairbanks  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Fairbanks (FAI) SMF - FAI

$304 - $1,304

Bus, car ferry  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Take the bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum

$754 - $3,178

Train, car ferry  •  4 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  3. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  4. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage

$722 - $3,278

Drive  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Anchorage 3039.1 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to Alaska is to bus and fly which costs $200 - $450 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to Alaska is to fly which costs $250 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and Alaska is 2134 miles. The road distance is 3039.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Alaska without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 4 days 14 h and costs $750 - $3,200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Sacramento to Alaska, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Juneau Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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Alaska is 1 h behind Sacramento. It is currently 11:15 PM in Sacramento and 10:15 PM in Alaska.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to Alaska is 3039 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 15 h to drive from Sacramento to Alaska.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Sacramento Airport to Juneau Airport.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to Alaska.
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  • Distance: 2133.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and Alaska, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Sacramento to Juneau every 3 hours.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Sacramento to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Juneau via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Juneau via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Juneau via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Juneau via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Juneau via Phoenix, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Sitka via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Sitka via Portland, Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Sitka via Portland, Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan, Juneau
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Anchorage via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Fairbanks via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Fairbanks via San Diego, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Sacramento to Fairbanks via Boise, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Fairbanks via Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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
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 Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
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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