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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Vancouver, train, travel  •  13 h 51 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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Bus, car ferry, drive  •  4 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Bellingham, Wa
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
  3. Drive from Whittier to Anchorage, AK - Egan Center
  4. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Egan Center to Denali National Park - Alaska
  5. Take the bus from Wilderness Access Center - Denali, AK to The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK

$792 - $3,200

2 alternative options

Train to Seattle, fly, train, travel  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) SEA - ANC
  3. Take the train from Anchorage to Hurricane
  4. 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 Station
  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve is to bus and car ferry and drive which costs $1,000 - $4,200 and takes 4 days 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve is to bus and car ferry and drive which costs $1,000 - $4,200 and takes 4 days 4 h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Denali National Park and Preserve is 2268 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 51 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 20 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 25 min and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Denali National Park and Preserve.
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  • Distance: 1417.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 51 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, 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 train to Seattle King Street Station, take the walk to Intl Distr Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay C, take the tram to Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St, take the walk to Seattle 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.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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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Contact Details
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 Anchorage, AK - Egan Center to Denali National Park - Alaska
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $320
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Denali Visitor Transport
Website
reservedenali.com
Bus from Wilderness Access Center - Denali, AK to The Eielson Visitor Center - Denali, AK
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
reservedenali.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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