There are 3 ways to get from Seward to Valdez by bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Seward, AK to Whittier, AK Seward-Anchorage
  2. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Valdez, Alaska Cdv

$80 - $200

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Seward to Whittier
  2. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Valdez, Alaska Cdv

$40 - $164

1 alternative option

Bus, fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Small Boat Harbor - Seward, AK to Anchorage, AK - Egan Center
  2. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Valdez (VDZ) ANC - VDZ

$275 - $567

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seward and Valdez is 127 miles.

The best way to get from Seward to Valdez without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 6 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Seward to Valdez, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Anchorage Airport to Valdez Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Ravn Alaska offers flights from Anchorage Airport to Valdez Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Valdez. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seward to Valdez.
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  • Distance: 127.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Seward, AK, USA and Valdez, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from Seward to Valdez. However, you can take the bus to Whittier, AK, take the walk to Whittier, then take the car ferry to Valdez, Alaska. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Whittier, take the car ferry to Valdez, Alaska, then take the drive to Valdez.

Airlines
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Anchorage to Valdez
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Bus operators
Seward Bus Lines
Website
sewardbuslines.net
Bus from Seward, AK to Whittier, AK
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
sewardbuslines.net
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Small Boat Harbor - Seward, AK to Anchorage, AK - Egan Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Whittier to Valdez, Alaska
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$30 - $50
Vehicle
$100 - $150

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