There are 6 ways to get from Valdez to Skagway by plane, car ferry, car or bus

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Fly Valdez to Juneau, car ferry  •  10 h 40 min

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

$176 - $758

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Fly Valdez to Skagway  •  7 h 25 min

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

$99 - $417

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Car ferry to Cordova, fly to Juneau, car ferry  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valdez, Alaska to Cordova, AK
  2. Fly from Cordova (CDV) to Juneau (JNU) CDV - JNU
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK

$198 - $767

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

Car ferry  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Valdez, Alaska to Cordova, AK Cdv
  2. Take the car ferry from Cordova to Whittier Cdv
  3. Take the car ferry from Whittier to Juneau
  4. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK

$306 - $1,551

Drive  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Valdez to Skagway 752.8 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct ferry from Valdez to Skagway. However, there are services departing from Valdez, Alaska and arriving at Skagway, AK via Cordova, Whittier and Juneau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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

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The best way to get from Valdez to Skagway without a car is to car ferry which takes 2 days 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 40 min to get from Valdez to Skagway, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Valdez Airport to Juneau Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valdez to Skagway is 753 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 50 min to drive from Valdez to Skagway.

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Ravn Alaska and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Valdez 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 Valdez to Valdez Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Valdez to Skagway.
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  • Distance: 396.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 40 min

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

Ravn Alaska, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Alaska Seaplane fly from Valdez to Skagway twice daily.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Valdez to Juneau via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cordova to Juneau via Yakutat
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Valdez to Skagway via Anchorage, Juneau
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 Juneau to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
6 h
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 Valdez, Alaska to Cordova, AK
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $85
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$20 - $30
Vehicle
$55 - $85
Car ferry from Cordova to Whittier
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$40 - $65
Vehicle
$130 - $200
Car ferry from Whittier to Juneau
Ave. Duration
37 h 15 min
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

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