There are 9 ways to get from Seattle to Denali National Park and Preserve by plane, train, shuttle, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly Seattle to Anchorage, train, travel  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) SEA - ANC
  2. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  3. Travel from Hurricane to Denali National Park and Preserve

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, drive  •  4 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Bellingham, Wa
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Drive from Whittier to Anchorage, AK - Egan Center
  4. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Egan Center to Denali National Park - Alaska
  5. Take the bus from Wilderness Access Center - Denali, AK to The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK

$795 - $3,208

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Fly Seattle to Healy Lake, travel  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Healy Lake (HKB) SEA - HKB
  2. Travel from Healy Lake to Denali National Park and Preserve

Fly Seattle to Lake Minchumina, travel  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lake Minchumina (LMA) SEA - LMA
  2. Travel from Lake Minchumina to Denali National Park and Preserve

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Anchorage, train, travel  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Anchorage (ANC) YVR - ANC
  3. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  4. Travel from Hurricane to Denali National Park and Preserve

Fly Seattle to Tanana, travel  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Tanana (TAL) SEA - TAL
  2. Travel from Tanana to Denali National Park and Preserve

Fly Seattle to Kenai, bus, train, travel  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kenai (ENA) SEA - ENA
  2. Take the bus from Soldotna Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce to Anchorage, AK
  3. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  4. Travel from Hurricane to Denali National Park and Preserve

Train to Portland, fly to Anchorage, train, travel  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station
  2. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Anchorage (ANC) PDX - ANC
  3. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  4. Travel from Hurricane to Denali National Park and Preserve

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Drive from Seattle to Bellingham, WA
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
  3. Travel from Juneau to Denali National Park and Preserve

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Denali National Park and Preserve is 1534 miles.

It takes approximately 13 h 22 min to get from Seattle to Denali National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 42 min.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Denali National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 1533.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 22 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Denali National Park and Preserve, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Denali National Park and Preserve. However, you can take the tram to Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Anchorage, take the walk to Airport South Terminal Stop 2, take the line 40 bus to Downtown Transit Center, take the walk to Anchorage, take the train to Hurricane, then take the travel to Denali National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can take the tram to Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Healy Lake, then take the travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Fairbanks, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Wright Air
Website
wrightairservice.com
Flights from Seattle to Lake Minchumina via Anchorage, Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Lake Minchumina via Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Tanana via Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Tanana via Anchorage, Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
40-Mile Air
Website
40-mileair.com
Flights from Seattle to Healy Lake via Anchorage, Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Healy Lake via Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Anchorage to Hurricane
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$70 - $130
Goldstar Service
$220 - $260
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 Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Stage Line in Homer
Website
stagelineinhomer.com
Bus from Soldotna Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce to Anchorage, AK
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
stagelineinhomer.com
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Anchorage, AK - Egan Center to Denali National Park - Alaska
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $320
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Denali Visitor Transport
Website
reservedenali.com
Bus from Wilderness Access Center - Denali, AK to The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
reservedenali.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$350 - $500
Vehicle
$1,200 - $1,800
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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