There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Skagway by plane, car ferry, bus, shuttle, ferry, train or car

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 Seattle to Juneau, car ferry  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Juneau (JNU) SEA - JNU
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK

$205 - $605

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Fly Seattle to Skagway  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Skagway (SGY) SEA - SGY

$133 - $604

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Fly Seattle to Whitehorse, bus  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Whitehorse (YXY) SEA - YXY
  2. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Skagway, AK

$280 - $586

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Whitehorse, bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Whitehorse (YXY) YVR - YXY
  3. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Skagway, AK

$290 - $611

Fly Seattle to Haines, ferry  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Haines (HNS) SEA - HNS
  2. Take the ferry from Haines, AK to Skagway, AK

$205 - $690

Train, car ferry  •  46 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK

$414 - $2,032

Drive  •  36 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Skagway 1621.5 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Skagway is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 36 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Skagway is to fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Skagway is 979 miles. The road distance is 1621.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Skagway without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 46 h 2 min and costs $410 - $2,100.

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It takes approximately 11 h 24 min to get from Seattle to Skagway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Juneau Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 41 min.

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Skagway is 1 h behind Seattle. It is currently 3:16 PM in Seattle and 2:16 PM in Skagway.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Skagway is 1621 miles. It takes approximately 36 h 48 min to drive from Seattle to Skagway.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Seattle Airport to Juneau Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Skagway. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Skagway.
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  • Distance: 979.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 24 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Excursion and Alaska Seaplane fly from Seattle to Skagway every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Whitehorse via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Air Excursion
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Juneau, Haines
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Juneau, Skagway
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Skagway via Juneau, Haines
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Juneau, Skagway
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Haines via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Seattle to Whitehorse via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Whitehorse
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Juneau
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
White Pass & Yukon Route
Phone
1-800-343-7373
Email
info@wpyr.com
Website
wpyr.com
Bus from Whitehorse, YT to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
wpyr.com
Book at
wpyr.com
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
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170
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
Haines Skagway Fast Ferry
Website
hainesskagwayfastferry.com
Ferry from Haines, AK to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
hainesskagwayfastferry.com

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