Ride the Alaska Railroad The 120-mile rail excursion—the most scenic in the state—takes about four hours. To Seward : The train leaves Anchorage at 6:45 am and arrives in Seward about 11 am. To Anchorage : The train leaves Seward about 6 pm and arrives in Anchorage about 10:15 pm.
There are many companies offering cruise ship transfers to/from Seward . Taxis, Uber and Lyft also pick up in Anchorage . The Alaska Railroad’s Coastal Classic train has daily summer service between the Anchorage and Seward , and many cruises itineraries include special rail charters as transfers for passengers.
about 125 miles
What is the closest airport to Seward Alaska? This is a commonly asked question. Closest major airport is about 125 miles North and is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport . Visitors can only reach Seward Alaska by bus, rental car, cruise ship or Alaska railroad.
|Route||Adventure Class Adult/Child (2-11)||GoldStar Service Adult/Child (2-11)|
|Anchorage to Girdwood RT||$132/67||$289/153 (B)|
|Anchorage to Seward||$99 /50||$198 /117 (B)|
|Anchorage to Seward RT||$160/80||$332/191 (B) (D)|
|Girdwood to Seward||$99 /50||$198 /117 (B)|
The Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Intermodal Facility (“ cruise – ship dock ” to locals) is where your ship will moor. Ships tie up directly to the dock , and no tenders are used to transport guests between the ship and shore. The terminal is located close to attractions, shops and galleries, restaurants, and lodging.
The Seward Highway which connects from Anchorage down to the town of Seward on the Kenai Peninsula is hands down one of the most dangerous roads in all of Alaska. The awe-inspiring scenery alone on this 127-mile stretch is literally enough to distract drivers into on oncoming lane or off of the road .
Seward : Hertz of Seward offers one -way rentals to Anchorage for roughly $275/day. Renting a car out of Seward is a great option for people getting off a cruise, or if you want to take the train one -way from Anchorage and then drive back up at your leisure.
Uber is available Seward , Alaska ! In fact, there is an appfor that available on both iPhone, Android and Windows phones!
Cruise ships do not dock in Anchorage . It’s either Whittier or Seward.
Anchorage only has one port and even though it is the largest city in Alaska the port is actually in an industrial area and not often used. Anchorage is not a popular embarkation port but for the cruise ships which do dock there are free shuttles are often available to take guests to the nearby downtown.
Seward is the southern terminus of the Alaska Railroad and the historic starting point of the original Iditarod Trail to Interior Alaska , with Mile 0 of the trail marked on the shoreline at the southern end of town.
There are 4 ways to get from Seward to Vancouver by bus , plane, train , car ferry or car Take the bus from Seward Cruise Terminal – Alaska to Anchorage, AK – Airport. Fly from Anchorage (ANC) to Portland (PDX) ANC – PDX.