There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve by plane, train or car ferry

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Fly Vancouver to Anchorage, train, travel  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Anchorage (ANC) YVR - ANC
  2. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  3. Travel from Hurricane to Denali National Park and Preserve

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Fly Vancouver to McGrath, travel  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to McGrath (MCG) YVR - MCG
  2. Travel from McGrath to Denali National Park and Preserve

Fly Seattle to Anchorage, train, travel  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) SEA - ANC
  2. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  3. Travel from Hurricane to Denali National Park and Preserve

Train, car ferry, travel  •  4 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Take the train from Whittier to Anchorage
  4. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  5. Travel from Hurricane to Denali National Park and Preserve

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The distance between Vancouver and Denali National Park and Preserve is 2271 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve without a car is to train and car ferry and travel which takes 4 days 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 45 min to get from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 21 min.

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Air Canada, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Anchorage Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 1419.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 45 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Denali National Park and Preserve, AK, USA?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve. However, you can take the subway to YVR-Airport Station Platform 1, take the walk to Vancouver airport, fly to Anchorage, take the walk to Airport South Terminal Stop 2, take the line 40 bus to Downtown Transit Center, take the walk to Anchorage, take the train to Hurricane, then take the travel to Denali National Park and Preserve. Alternatively, you can take the subway to YVR-Airport Station Platform 1, take the walk to Vancouver airport, fly to McGrath, then take the travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to McGrath via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to McGrath via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Peninsula Airways
Website
penair.com
Flights from Vancouver to McGrath via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to McGrath via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Alaska Railroad
Phone
800.544.0552 / 907.265.2494
Email
reservations@akrr.com
Website
alaskarailroad.com
Train from Anchorage to Hurricane
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
alaskarailroad.com
Adventure Class
$70 - $130
Goldstar Service
$220 - $260
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$12 - $16
Business Seat
$28
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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