|June||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 6% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 17% increase in price.|
Average price of a round-trip
|$568||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal for a round-trip
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Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and Delta have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from the United States to Alaska. Confirm policies on booking site.
Delta and Alaska Airlines do not allow booking a middle seat on flights from the United States to Alaska.
An average nonstop flight from the United States to Alaska takes 8h 31m, covering a distance of 2829 miles. The most popular route is Seattle - Anchorage with an average flight time of 3h 32m.
The cheapest ticket to Alaska from the United States found in the last 72 hours was $198. The most popular route is Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Anchorage and the cheapest airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $235.
Alaska Airlines, American Airlines & Korean Air fly the most frequently from United States to Alaska.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Anchorage (55% of total searches to Alaska). The next most popular destinations are Fairbanks (19%) and Juneau (10%). Searches for flights to Ketchikan (5%), Sitka (5%) and Kodiak (5%) are also popular.
Some of the biggest attractions of Alaska are all the majestic glaciers, the majority of which are located in the southwestern coast of the state. To get to that coast, you need to flight to the airport of Valdez, which is located in the nearest city. From there, you can rent a car and drive about 1 h to the location.
The best place to see the Northern Lights in Alaska is in Fairbanks, so you should choose a flight that lands at Fairbanks International Airport. In this city, you don’t have to drive too far from populated areas to see this natural phenomenon. If you want to rent a car as soon as you reach the airport, the onsite car rental companies you’ll find at baggage claim are Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Dollar, and National.
Ketchikan International Airport is the best destination to arrive in if you want to visit Ketchikan. It’s only five minutes from the city center by ferry, which costs $6 for adults and departs every 30m. From there, you can either get a taxi or arrange a shuttle service from your hotel or lodge.
To visit the Kenai Fjords National Park, you should fly into Anchorage International Airport. The National Park is about 2h 30m by car from the city and 2h 20m from the airport—if you wish to drive straight to the National Park. You can rent a car at the airport at the Rental Car Center near the South Terminal, which is served by a free shuttle bus that departs every 15m.
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