Getting to the Railroad Depot Getting to the train station.

Getting to the Train Station

Transportation to and from the train depot is readily available in most cities, particularly in Anchorage and Fairbanks. In both Anchorage and Fairbanks Uber, Lyft, and taxi services are available city wide.

In Anchorage many hotels offer transportation to and from the train station, as well as airport transfers. The Wingate by Wyndam and Fairfield Inn and Suites all offer transportation to the Alaska Railroad Depot. If you prefer a hotel near the airport that also offers transportation to the rail depot, check out the Lakefront Anchorage Hotel or the Holiday Inn Express. Give us a call if we can help you book a room.

In Fairbanks if you’re looking for something along the Chena River near the airport that also offers transportation to the rail depot, you can’t go wrong with either the Fairbanks Rivers Edge Resort or Pikes Waterfront Lodge.

In the smaller more remote towns along the rail system, transportation is more limited. In Talkeetna, both the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge and the McKinley Princess Lodge offer transfers to the train depot. In Seward, the Seward Windsong Lodge, Hotel Seward, and Hotel Edgewater all offer transfers to and from the train station. If you are looking for a hotel within walking distance of the Seward train depot, the Harbor 360 Hotel and Gateway Hotel are great options. Taxi service is fairly limited in the small communities of Seward and Talkeetna.

If your visit takes you to Denali National Park, you will find that most hotels offer excellent service to and from the Denali Park train depot. There is no public transportation in Denali, and very limited taxi service, so guests rely mostly on their hotel or lodge for transportation around the park entrance area. Some of our favorite properties include the Grande Denali Lodge, Denali Bluffs Hotel and the Lodge at Denali Village.

In addition to rail and motorcoach services, we are happy to assist you with booking other travel services such as tours, cruises and hotels… including any listed on this page.   

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