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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Anchorage by plane, car, bus or car ferry

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Fly to Anchorage  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) SEA - ANC

$90 - $275

3 alternative options

Fly to Kenai, drive  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kenai (ENA) SEA - ENA
  2. Drive from Kenai to Anchorage

$258 - $576

Bus, car ferry  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa 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

$685 - $3,004

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Seattle to Anchorage 2280.8 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Anchorage is to fly which costs $90 - $280 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Anchorage is to fly which costs $90 - $280 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Anchorage is 1443 miles. The road distance is 2280.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Anchorage without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 3 days 19 h and costs $650 - $3,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Seattle to Anchorage, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 41 min.

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Anchorage is 1 h behind Seattle. It is currently 12:49 PM in Seattle and 11:49 AM in Anchorage.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Anchorage is 2281 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Seattle to Anchorage.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Anchorage. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Anchorage.
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  • Distance: 1443 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Anchorage, AK, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Anchorage hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Fairbanks, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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 Seattle, Wa to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs $2 - $4.

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