Ketchikan is only 1½ hours away from Seattle by air on Alaska Airlines. Flights also link daily to Wrangell, Petersburg, Juneau and Sitka.
Ketchikan is 37 hours on the Alaska Marine Highway from Bellingham, WA. The state ferries, North America’s longest public ferry system, also provides transportation between the regions, cities, towns and little fishing ports. Separate ferries link Prince of Wales Island with Ketchikan, Haines with Skagway, and Juneau with Glacier Bay.