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There are 7 ways to get from San Diego to Talkeetna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Diego to Anchorage, train

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Anchorage (ANC)
  2. Take the train from Anchorage to Talkeetna

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Train to Los Angeles, fly to Anchorage, train

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Los Angeles
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Anchorage (ANC)
  3. Take the train from Anchorage to Talkeetna

Train to Burbank, fly to Anchorage, train

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Burbank Amtrak
  2. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Anchorage (ANC)
  3. Take the train from Anchorage to Talkeetna

Fly San Diego to Fairbanks, bus

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fairbanks (FAI)
  2. Take the bus from Fairbanks Airport to Denali Park Stops
  3. Take the bus from Denali Village - Alaska to Downtown Talkeetna at Mahays

Train, bus to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Anchorage

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
  3. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Anchorage (ANC)
  4. Take the train from Anchorage to Talkeetna

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Anchorage, train

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Irvine
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Anchorage (ANC)
  3. Take the train from Anchorage to Talkeetna

Drive

  1. Drive from San Diego to Talkeetna
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Talkeetna is 800-232-4636.

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The most affordable way to get from San Diego to Talkeetna is to train and fly, which costs $270 - $490 and takes 17h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Talkeetna is to fly and train which costs $260 - $650 and takes 13h 20m.

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The distance between San Diego and Talkeetna is 2518 miles. The road distance is 3809.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 13h 20m to get from San Diego to Talkeetna, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Anchorage Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 42m and has one stopover.

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Talkeetna is 1h behind San Diego. It is currently 6:11 PM in San Diego and 5:11 PM in Talkeetna.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Talkeetna is 3809 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 22h to drive from San Diego to Talkeetna.

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United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Talkeetna. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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 Talkeetna.
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  • Distance: 2518.4 miles
  • Duration: 13h 20m

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Talkeetna, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from San Diego to Talkeetna. However, you can take the line 992 bus to Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1, take the walk to San Diego airport, fly to Anchorage, take the walk to Airport South Terminal, take the bus to Downtown Transit Center, take the walk to Anchorage, then take the train to Talkeetna. Alternatively, you can take the train to Los Angeles, take the walk to Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza, take the bus to LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop, take the walk to Los Angeles airport, fly to Anchorage, take the walk to Airport South Terminal, take the bus to Downtown Transit Center, take the walk to Anchorage, then take the train to Talkeetna.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Sacramento, Portland
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Sacramento, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Santa Rosa, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 59m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via San Jose, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via San Francisco, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via San Luis Obispo County Apt, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Seattle, Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $270
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fairbanks via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Burbank to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Anchorage via Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Anchorage to Talkeetna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$85 - $120
Goldstar Service
$190 - $230
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 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 San Diego to Burbank Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Train from San Diego to Irvine
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Fairbanks Airport to Denali Park Stops
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Book at
alaskashuttle.com
Tour
$315
Shuttle
$45 - $70
Park Connection Motor Coach
Phone
+1 907-245-0200
Email
info@alaskacoach.com
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Denali Village - Alaska to Downtown Talkeetna at Mahays
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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