Alaska Transportation

Throughout most of Alaska, conventional transportation is scarce and the bush plane is often referred to as the SUV of Alaska. Fortunately central Alaska travel, from Seward to Fairbanks, offers more conventional transportation systems like the Alaska Railroad, and popular car rentals.

Our Alaska experts can help you build the right combination of conventional Alaska travel options. Create and customize your perfect trip by calling us now on 1.800.808.8068 to speak to our Alaskan adventure experts.

Travel Times

  Anchorage to Seward Anchorage to Denali Fairbanks to Denali
By Car 2.5 Hours 4.5 Hours 2.5 Hours
By Motor Coach 3 Hours 5 Hours 3 Hours
By Train 4 hours 8 Hours 4 Hours


  • Travel times are approximate and may vary for every traveler.


It’s no secret Alaska is a big state, and popular destinations are often spread out with miles between. We believe that enjoying the journey and beautiful scenery along the way is the best way to enjoy your visit. We work with a variety of transportation partners throughout the state to help you get around.


At the Alaska Collection, we work with a variety of cruise lines, so we can help you choose the cruise that's right for your interests, budget, and timeline. At no extra cost!

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Riding the Alaskan rails is an experience that’s impossible to duplicate. Glaciers, mountains, and wildlife fill the ever-changing panorama of your window, making for an easy and luxurious way to experience the unfolding scenery.

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Deluxe motorcoach service that makes it easy to connect with Alaska's most popular destinations between Seward and Whittier and up to Anchorage, Talkeetna and Denali Park.

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Transportation Prices


Rates starting from $72

Alaska trains have a charm all their own. We can arrange a train excursion that is the right fit for your comfort and schedule. Rates vary according to service class. Roundtrip rates are also available.


Motor Coach Express 

Rates starting from $65

Travelling by motor coach offers significant time saving for more activities in Denali. The spacious coach offers luxury and comfort featuring large viewing windows, lots of legroom and an onboard restroom. Services can be coordinated to meet schedules for Seward Kenai Fjords National Park cruises, Seward attractions, and cruises in Whittier and Prince William Sound.


Rental Car

Rates starting from $66 per vehicle, per day

We accommodate your love for the open road with a variety of rental car options from nationally-known companies with current model vehicles including compact cars, SUVs and vans. Roundtrip or one-way options with unlimited mileage are available including amenities such as child seats and cell phones. 

Air Taxi

Rates starting from $321

Alaskan Bush Plane flights are available direct between the Denali Park Entrance area and Kantishna. Charter flights from Denali to Anchorage and Talkeetna are also available. These air taxi flights can be combined with flightseeing to create the experience of a lifetime.

Questions? Contact our Local Experts

A member of our team will respond within 24 hours (weekdays) and 48 hours (weekends).

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