Transportation

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.
Train in Girdwood

Alaska Railroad

It's pricey, but you can hop on the Alaska Railroad in Anchorage for a day trip to Girdwood. On its way to Seward, the Coastal Classic (one way adult/child $80/40) arrives at Girdwood at 8am daily in summer and at 9…
Train in Anchorage

Alaska Railroad

From its downtown depot, the Alaska Railroad sends its Denali Star north daily to Talkeetna (adult/child $101/51), Denali National Park ($167/84) and Fairbanks ($239/120). The Coastal Classic stops in Girdwood ($80/…
Bus in Palmer

Valley Transit

Valley Transit serves nine 'zones,' or communities, in the area, including Palmer and Wasilla. A ride is $3 per zone; it'll therefore cost you $6 to get to Wasilla. This is an on-demand service, so you must call ahe…
Bus in Girdwood

Glacier Valley Transit

Known simply as 'The Shuttle,' Girdwood’s bus service operates from Alyeska Resort to the Seward Hwy by donation ($1 recommended). In summer there's another shuttle that travels to Crow Creek Mine a half-dozen times…
Bus in Girdwood

Magic Bus

An accommodating charter-bus service that leaves Anchorage at 9:30am and departs from Girdwood for the return trip at 6:30pm (one way/round-trip $30/50). Also travels to Whittier; it's $60 whether you're going one w…
Bus in Anchorage

People Mover

Anchorage's excellent bus system. Its main terminal is located at the Downtown Transit Center; pick up a schedule there or call for specific route information.
Airline in Anchorage

Alaska Airlines

Provides the most intrastate routes to travelers, generally through its contract carrier, Ravn Air, which operates services to Valdez, Homer, Cordova, Kenai and Kodiak.
Bus in Anchorage

Alaska Park Connection

Offers daily service from Anchorage north to Talkeetna ($65, 2½ hours) and Denali National Park ($90, six hours), and south to Seward ($65, three hours).
Bus in Anchorage

Interior Alaska Bus Line

Has regular services between Anchorage and Glennallen ($70, three hours), Tok ($115, eight hours) and Fairbanks ($160, 17 hours), and points in between.