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There are 5 ways to get from Tacoma to Anchorage by plane, car, train or car ferry

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Fly Seattle to Anchorage  •  6 h 5 min

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

$90 - $276

4 alternative options

Fly Seattle to Kenai, drive  •  10 h 19 min

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

$258 - $577

Train to Portland, fly to Anchorage  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Amtrak to Portland Union Station
  2. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Anchorage (ANC) PDX - ANC

$163 - $506

Train, car ferry  •  3 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage

$614 - $2,970

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Anchorage 2313.9 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Tacoma to Anchorage is to fly which costs $90 - $280 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tacoma to Anchorage is to fly which costs $90 - $280 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Tacoma and Anchorage is 1459 miles. The road distance is 2313.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Anchorage without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 3 days 21 h and costs $600 - $3,000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Tacoma 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 44 min.

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Anchorage is 1 h behind Tacoma. It is currently 6:38 AM in Tacoma and 5:38 AM in Anchorage.

Yes, the driving distance between Tacoma to Anchorage is 2314 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Tacoma 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 98+ hotels available in Anchorage. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tacoma to Anchorage.
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  • Distance: 1458.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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

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

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 Seattle to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Seattle to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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 Tacoma Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Tacoma Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Whittier to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$30 - $95
Goldstar Service
$150 - $180
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 Tacoma to Seattle Airport is to line 574 bus which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $4.

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