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 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…
Bus in Juneau

Capital Transit

Juneau’s sadistic and seemingly illogical public bus system, Capital Transit, stops way short of the ferry terminal and 1½-miles short of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The most useful routes are buses 3 and…
Port in Juneau

Cruise Ship Port

Cruise ships get a far better deal than the state ferry, pulling into a line of docks that starts just south of the downtown core, next to the Mt Roberts Tramway base station. As many as six ships can dock at once, …
Ferry in Sitka

Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry terminal is 7 miles northwest of town; ferries depart in both directions twice a week to Juneau ($65, nine hours), and once a week to Petersburg ($70, 11 hours)The once-a-week MV Fair…
Bus in Skagway


The city of Skagway operates the SMART bus, which moves people (primarily cruise-ship passengers) from the docks up Broadway St and to Jewell Gardens and the Alaska 360 gold dredge on the edge of town. Call ahead fo…
Ferry in Haines

Haines–Skagway Fast Ferry

Uses a speedy catamaran to cruise down Taiya Inlet to Skagway in 45 minutes. The 80ft cat departs Haines from the Port Chilkoot Dock five to six times a day in peak season. Check schedule online.
Airline in Sitka

Harris Aircraft Services

Floatplane air-taxi service with scheduled summer service to Juneau ($99, 45 minutes), Kake ($165, 30 minutes), Hoonah ($185, 35 minutes), and Gustavus ($95, 25 minutes). Also offers charters to smaller communities …
Ferry in Skagway

Fjord Express

Departs Skagway at 8am and arrives in Juneau at 11am, and includes snacks, a wildlife tour and a bus to downtown Juneau or the airport. A one-way ticket costs $169. Departure is from the small-boat harbor.
Taxi in Skagway

Chilkoot Trail Dyea Transport

Very reliable taxi service to the Chilkoot trailhead, including early starts. Owner Ann Moore can also help out with other Skagway transport conundrums.