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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve by plane, train or car ferry

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Fly to Gustavus, travel

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Gustavus (GST)
  2. Travel from Gustavus to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Juneau, travel

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Juneau (JNU)
  2. Travel from Juneau to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Haines, travel

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Haines (HNS)
  2. Travel from Haines to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Skagway, travel

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Skagway (SGY)
  2. Travel from Skagway to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Fly to Excursion Inlet, travel

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Excursion Inlet (EXI)
  2. Travel from Excursion Inlet to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Train, car ferry, travel

  1. Take the train from Seattle to Bellingham Amtrak Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau, AK to Gustavus, AK
  4. Travel from Gustavus, AK to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Seattle Airport (SEA) → 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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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 980 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve without a car is to train and car ferry and travel which takes 46h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Gustavus Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 31m and has one stopover.

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is 1h behind Seattle Airport (SEA). It is currently 5:48 AM in Seattle Airport (SEA) and 4:48 AM in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Air Excursion and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Gustavus Airport.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 979.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. However, you can fly to Gustavus then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can fly to Juneau then take the travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Airlines
Air Excursion
Flights from Seattle to Gustavus via Juneau
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Juneau
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Juneau, Skagway
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Juneau
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Excursion Inlet via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Gustavus via Juneau
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Seattle to Juneau
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Juneau via Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Juneau
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Juneau
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Seattle to Excursion Inlet via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Juneau
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $220
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 Seattle to Bellingham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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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