There are 5 ways to get from Valdez to Skagway by car, bus, car ferry or plane

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

Drive, bus  •  24 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Valdez to Eureka Lodge, Glenn Highway, Glennallen, AK
  2. Take the bus from Eureka Lodge, Glenn Highway, Glennallen, AK to Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store
  3. Take the bus from Tok to Dawson City
  4. Take the bus from Dawson City to Whitehorse, YT
  5. Take the bus from Whitehorse, YT to Skagway, AK

$329 - $627

Cheapest option

Fly to Skagway  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Valdez (VDZ) to Skagway (SGY) VDZ - SGY

$99 - $417

3 alternative options

Car ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Valdez to Whittier
  2. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Juneau
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway

$283 - $1,435

Drive  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Valdez to Skagway 752.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Juneau, car ferry  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Valdez (VDZ) to Juneau (JNU) VDZ - JNU
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway

$176 - $758

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Valdez to Skagway is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 16 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valdez to Skagway is to fly which costs $95 - $420 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Valdez and Skagway is 397 miles. The road distance is 752.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 24 h 13 min to get from Valdez to Skagway, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Valdez to Skagway. However, there are services departing from Valdez and arriving at Skagway via Whittier and Juneau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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

Ravn Alaska, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Valdez to Skagway 5 times a day.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Valdez to Juneau via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Valdez to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Air Excursion
Flights from Valdez to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Bus operators
Alaska Direct Bus
Website
alaskadirectbusline.com
Bus from Eureka Lodge, Glenn Highway, Glennallen, AK to Tok, AK - Three Bears Grocery Store
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
interioralaskabusline.com
Book at
interioralaskabusline.com
Alaska/Yukon Trails
Website
alaskashuttle.com
Bus from Tok to Dawson City
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 Whitehorse, YT
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Schedules at
alaskashuttle.com
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
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Valdez to Whittier
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
bookamhs.alaska.gov
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170
Car ferry from Whittier to Juneau
Ave. Duration
47 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$210 - $310
Vehicle
$700 - $1,100
Car ferry from Juneau to Skagway
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170

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