How much is the bus from Anchorage to Fairbanks?
A bus trip will cost you on average 315 USD. Travelers will enjoy a direct route without transfers. Alaska/Yukon Trails coordinates buses to Fairbanks from Anchorage.
How do I get from Anchorage to Fairbanks in the winter?
The Alaska Railroad operates year-round, connecting Anchorage, Talkeetna and Fairbanks throughout the winter season. The Aurora Winter Trains operates weekends, traveling northbound from Anchorage to Fairbanks on Saturdays and making the return journey Sundays.
Can you take a train from Fairbanks to Anchorage Alaska?
Ride the Train
It takes a full day to travel from Fairbanks to Anchorage by train, with a morning departure from Fairbanks at 8:15 AM. On the plus side, there is spectacular scenery, you can get up and walk around, and you can enjoy meals and beverages on board.
Is it easy to drive from Anchorage to Fairbanks?
The best route from Anchorage to Fairbanks is via the George Parks Highway Interstate 3. This route is by far the fastest and most straightforward way to get to Fairbanks. Along the route, RV road trippers get to enjoy plenty of roadside attractions and jaw-dropping mountain scenery.
Is it safe to drive from Anchorage to Fairbanks in winter?
The route is one of Alaska’s most traveled highways, but during Alaska’s long winter, it’s not for travelers unwilling to tackle winter driving conditions. That said, the Alaska Department of Transportation makes a significant effort to keep the highway passable and safe.
Can I drive from Fairbanks to Denali?
Yes, the driving distance between Fairbanks to Denali (Station) is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Fairbanks to Denali (Station).
Is Fairbanks or Anchorage better?
Fairbanks is the armpit of Alaska and Anchorage is only better in the summertime. I usually recommend using Anchorage as arrival / departure point and investing only a day here if people are really interested in seeing what it has to offer (or not offer in many cases.