Transportation

Train in Seward

Alaska Railroad

Offers a daily run to Anchorage from May to September. It’s more than just public transportation: it’s one of the most famous rides in Alaska, complete with glaciers, steep gorges and rugged mountain scenery.
Bus in Hope

Seward Bus Line

Buses from Anchorage to Seward.
Bus in Anchorage

Flattop Mountain Shuttle

This shuttle takes you to the trailhead for Anchorage's most-climbed peak: Flattop. It departs Downtown Bicycle Rental at 12:30pm daily, returning at 4:30pm.
Shuttle in Homer

Rainbow Tours

Recommended fishing charter and water taxi. Will take you to Seldovia for a seven-hour tour that includes boat transport and time to explore the little town.
Bus in Homer

Homer Trolley

Hop-on-hop-off bus trolley between downtown and the spit.
Train in Fairbanks

Alaska Railroad

This old-school railway line still connects Fairbanks to greater Alaska.
Ferry in Juneau

Alaska Marine Highway Auke Bay Ferry Terminal

Ferries dock at Auke Bay Ferry Terminal, 14 miles northwest of downtown. In summer, the main-line ferries traversing the Inside Passage depart southbound weekly for Sitka ($65, nine hours), and three times a week fo…
Bus in Ketchikan

The Bus

Ketchikan’s excellent public bus system. There are two main lines: the Green Line runs from downtown and then north past the airport ferry. The Silver Line heads south past Saxman Village to Rotary Beach and north v…
Bus in Sitka

Ride Sitka

Sitka’s public bus system runs on three lines and serves practically everywhere of interest to visitors. The only downsides: it doesn't stop at the airport (the last stop is about 0.75-miles short) and it doesn't ru…
Ferry in Whittier

Alaska Marine Highway

Departure times and schedules vary, but in the height of the summer, they have sailings several times a week to Valdez ($78, six hours) and Cordova ($81, 6½ hours). The ferry terminal is beside the Triangle.