Getting To Seward

From Anchorage By Car

Driving Instructions

The drive to Seward from Anchorage is about 126 miles, that’s from Ted Stephens international Airport to the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Average summer driving time is about 2.5 hours, but it is always a good idea to leave yourself about 3 hours. You may just want some extra time for sightseeing and stopping as this is a very beautiful and scenic drive. Possible delays from summer road construction are something to be aware of. you can check for major delays. *Make sure not to pass Girdwood without fueling up or getting snacks as that will be the last services until you reach Seward. ~ Drive safe!

From Ted Stevens International Airport

  1. Head west on W International Airport Rd – 0.2 mi
  2. Turn left – 0.5 mi
  3. Slight left onto W International Airport Rd – 0.2 mi
  4. Continue straight to stay on W International Airport Rd – 1.8 mi
  5. Turn right onto the Minnesota Dr S ramp to Seward Hwy – 0.3 mi
  6. Merge onto Minnesota Dr/Walter J. Hickel Pkwy (Continue to follow Walter J. Hickel Pkwy) – 4.7 mi
  7. Turn right onto the New Seward Highway ramp – 0.2 mi
  8. Merge onto AK-1 S/I-A-3 S
  9. Continue straight onto AK-1 N/I-A-3 N/State Hwy 9 (Continue to follow State Hwy 9)
  10. Continue on to Seward, AK

Trip Miles: 126 miles

Trip Time: 2 1/2 to 3 hours by car

*These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.

From Anchorage By Train

Deluxe Alaska Sampler

The Alaska Railroad

Call us to book   907  422 0432

The Coastal Classic  (May 10 – September 14)

Departs Anchorage: 6:45 am daily – arrives in Seward at 11:05 am
Departs Seward: 6:00 pm daily – arrives in Anchorage at 10:15 pm

*The Coastal Classic Train is a local favorite that winds through the
stretch of wilderness between Anchorage and Seward. A string of
massive glaciers visible from the track enriches the journey.

Adult Fares: start at $105 one way / $168 round trip


From Anchorage By Bus

The Park Connection     1 (800) 266-8625

Park Connection Seward Express Route (May 16 – September 13)

Departs Anchorage: 7:00 am daily – arrives in Seward at 9:45 am
Departs Seward: 6:30 pm daily – arrives in Anchorage at 9:30 pm

*The Park Connection Seward Express route features trips that leave
early morning from Anchorage for Seward, with return service from
Seward to Anchorage each evening

Fare: $65 one way

Seward Bus Lines    1 (888) 420-7788

Summer Schedule (May 1st – Sept 15th)
*Open 7 days a week – (Twice a day)

Departs Anchorage: (to Seward) 9:30am and 2:00pm
Departs  Seward: ( to Anchorage) 9:30am and 2:00pm
Fare: $39.95 one way
Tour and Sightseeing: $54.95 one way

Seward to Whittier 9:30am – arrives in Whittier 11:50am

*For $5.00 extra  – pick up and drop off at:
Anchorage Airport
Any Hotel in Anchorage
Any Rental Car Company