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There are 8 ways to get from Skagway to Anchorage by car ferry, plane, ferry, car, bus or train

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Car ferry to Juneau, fly to Anchorage  •  9 h 54 min

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

$206 - $529

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Fly Skagway to Anchorage  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Skagway (SGY) to Anchorage (ANC) SGY - ANC

$87 - $386

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Ferry to Haines, fly to Anchorage  •  5 h 57 min

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

$164 - $478

Car ferry to Juneau, fly to Kenai, drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Skagway, AK to Juneau
  2. Fly from Juneau (JNU) to Kenai (ENA) JNU - ENA
  3. Drive from Kenai to Anchorage

$279 - $810

Bus  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT
  2. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Dawson City
  3. Take the bus from Dawson City to Tok
  4. Take the bus from Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store to Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK

$305 - $677

Bus, train  •  32 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT
  2. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Dawson City
  3. Take the bus from Dawson City to Fairbanks
  4. Take the train from Fairbanks to Anchorage

$350 - $1,037

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Skagway, AK to Juneau
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Whittier
  3. Take the bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum

$368 - $1,437

Drive  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Skagway to Anchorage 817.5 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Skagway to Anchorage is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 18 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skagway to Anchorage is to fly which costs $85 - $390 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skagway to Anchorage. However, there are services departing from Skagway, AK and arriving at Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK via Whitehorse, YT, Dawson City and Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

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The distance between Skagway and Anchorage is 515 miles. The road distance is 817.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Skagway to Anchorage without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 45 min and costs $300 - $700.

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It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to get from Skagway to Anchorage, including transfers.

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Skagway to Anchorage bus services, operated by White Pass & Yukon Route, depart from Skagway, AK station.

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The best way to get from Skagway to Anchorage is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $85 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $700 and takes 23 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Juneau Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 43 min.

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Skagway to Anchorage bus services, operated by Alaska Direct Bus, arrive at Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK station.

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Map of how to get from Skagway to Anchorage.
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  • Distance: 515.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 54 min

What companies run services between Skagway, AK, USA and Anchorage, AK, USA?

Alaska Seaplane and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Skagway to Anchorage twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skagway to Anchorage via Whitehorse, YT, Dawson City, Tok, and Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store in around 23 h 45 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Juneau to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Skagway to Anchorage via Juneau
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Haines to Anchorage via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Juneau to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Fairbanks to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$120 - $190
Goldstar Service
$330 - $390
Bus operators
White Pass & Yukon Route
Phone
1-800-343-7373
Email
info@wpyr.com
Website
wpyr.com
Bus from Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
wpyr.com
Book at
wpyr.com
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Whitehorse, YT to Dawson City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Dawson City to Tok
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Book at
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Dawson City to Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
Book at
alaskashuttle.com
Alaska Direct Bus
Website
alaskadirectbusline.com
Bus from Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store to Guesthouse Suites, Anchorage, AK
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
interioralaskabusline.com
Book at
interioralaskabusline.com
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 Skagway, AK to Juneau
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 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 Juneau to Whittier
Ave. Duration
42 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$210 - $310
Vehicle
$700 - $1,100
Haines Skagway Fast Ferry
Website
hainesskagwayfastferry.com
Ferry from Skagway, AK to Haines, AK
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
hainesskagwayfastferry.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Skagway to Anchorage is 818 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 11 min to drive from Skagway to Anchorage.

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

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There are 95+ hotels available in Anchorage. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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