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There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver to Anchorage by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Anchorage (ANC) YVR - ANC

$158 - $405

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Bellingham, Wa
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Take the bus from Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska to Anchorage, AK - Museum

$682 - $2,996

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Anchorage 2211.2 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Anchorage is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Anchorage is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Anchorage is 2132 km. The road distance is 3537.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Anchorage without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 3 days 19 h and costs $850 - $4,000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Vancouver to Anchorage, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Anchorage is 1 h behind Vancouver. It is currently 8:12 PM in Vancouver and 7:12 PM in Anchorage.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Anchorage is 3538 km. It takes approximately 2 days 1 h to drive from Vancouver to Anchorage.

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Air Canada, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Anchorage.
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  • Distance: 1332.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Anchorage, AK, USA?

Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Vancouver to Anchorage every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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 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 Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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