Ted Stevens International Airport
The trip between Anchorage and Seward , the Coastal Classic, is arguably its most scenic section, and you can take the train one- way . The route parallels the Seward Highway along the Turnagain Arm, but then you head up into the mountains, away from the road—you can’t see these glaciers and alpine meadows by car.
Since most visitors come to Alaska by air using a major airline, Anchorage airport is the best option. You can rent a car, meet your bus or train and travel to your next destination. Visitors can only reach Seward Alaska by bus, rental car, cruise ship or Alaska railroad.
Uber is available Seward , Alaska ! In fact, there is an appfor that available on both iPhone, Android and Windows phones!
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.
|Route||Adventure Class Adult/Child (2-11) (VALUE PRICING)||GoldStar Service Adult/Child (2-11) (VALUE PRICING)|
|Anchorage/Wasilla to Talkeetna||$88/44||$208/116 (B)|
|Anchorage/Wasilla to Denali||$141/71||$281 /162 (B) (L)|
|Anchorage/Wasilla to Fairbanks||$201/101||$397/235 (B) (L) (D)|
|Talkeetna to Anchorage||$88/44||$222 /129 (D)|
If you are visiting Seward and do not have a car , do not worry. Downtown Seward Alaska has many tours operating to take you to see the glacier and even has reliable bus service.
It takes just over two hours by car or bus to get between Anchorage and Seward . The train takes longer, about 4 hours.
Ride 114 scenic miles along the Coastal Classic rail route from Resurrection Bay northward into Alaska’s largest city.
Sadly, there is no rail connection through Canada to Alaska , but there are plenty of amazing ways to get here. There are four main ways to reach Alaska . By flying, by cruise ship, using the state ferry system or by driving the Alaska Highway through Canada.
In Seward , the summers are cool and overcast; the winters are long, freezing, windy, and mostly cloudy; and it is wet year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 22°F to 62°F and is rarely below 6°F or above 70°F.
When you rent a car in Anchorage , rates can be in the $30–$50 per day range for a midsize car .