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There are 4 ways to get from San Diego to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve by plane, bus, train 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 to Gustavus, travel

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Gustavus (GST)
  2. Travel from Gustavus to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Juneau, travel

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Juneau (JNU)
  2. Travel from Juneau to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Bus, train, car ferry, travel

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Portland
  3. Take the train from Portland to Bellingham Amtrak Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
  5. Take the car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK
  6. Travel from Gustavus, AK to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Train, car ferry, travel

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Los Angeles
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Tacoma
  3. Take the train from Tacoma to Bellingham Amtrak Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
  5. Take the car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK
  6. Travel from Gustavus, AK to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The distance between San Diego and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 2018 miles.

The best way to get from San Diego to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve without a car is to bus and train and car ferry and travel which takes 3 days 6h and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 22m to get from San Diego to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Gustavus Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 39m and has two stopovers.

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 1h behind San Diego. It is currently 4:58 PM in San Diego and 3:58 PM in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from San Diego Airport to Gustavus Airport.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 2017.7 miles
  • Duration: 12h 22m

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Diego to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. However, you can take the line 992 bus to Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1, take the walk to San Diego airport, fly to Gustavus, then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can take the line 992 bus to Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1, take the walk to San Diego airport, fly to Juneau, then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Gustavus via Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from San Diego to Gustavus via Portland, Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Gustavus via San Jose, Seattle, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via San Jose, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via Boise, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via Sacramento, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via San Francisco, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Juneau via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland to Bellingham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Los Angeles to Tacoma
Ave. Duration
32h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Business Seat
$280 - $400
Train from Tacoma to Bellingham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
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 San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Los Angeles to Portland
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
Ave. Duration
34h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$190 - $310
Senior Citizen 65+
$330 - $480
Adult 12+
$390 - $600
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$1,600 - $2,300
Car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$17 - $26
Senior Citizen 65+
$28 - $40
Adult 12+
$30 - $55
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$140 - $200

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