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Ketchikan, Alaska to Anchorage, Alaska

If you fly into Ketchikan a day or two early you will have time to see the area before taking the ferry north.

Day 1-Saturday
Board the ferry in Ketchikan and sail north. You will transit the Wrangell Narrows this evening before arriving late tonight into Petersburg. Overnight in Petersburg.

Day 2-Sunday
After arriving early this morning in Petersburg, the rest of the day is free. Recommended is a visit to the Fisk Museum. Overnight in Petersburg.

Day 3-Monday
Board the ferry this morning in Petersburg for the trip to Sitka. Arrive in Sitka late tonight.

Day 4-Tuesday
After arriving early this morning in Sitka the rest of the day is free. Recommended is the Totem Heritage Center and a visit to the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Overnight in Sitka.

Day 5-Wednesday
Take the fast ferry this afternoon to Juneau. Overnight in Juneau.
Depart 1:30 pm Arrive 6:00 pm

Day 6-Thursday
The entire day is free in Juneau. Recommended is a visit to the Alaska State Museum or an optional trip to Tracy Arm Fjord. Overnight in Juneau.

Day 7-Friday
Take the ferry this afternoon along the Lynn Canal to Skagway. Overnight in Skagway.
Depart 3:00 pm Arrive 9:30 pm

Day 8-Saturday
The day is free in Skagway for the trip on the White Pass Railroad. Overnight in Skagway.

Day 9-Sunday
Take the return ferry trip south along the Lynn Canal to Juneau. You will arrive early enough today for connecting flights south to Seattle or north to Anchorage.


Cost estimates-basic trip

Item For 1 For 2 For 3
AlaskaPass Booking fee 85 85 85
Alaska Ferry 250 500 750
White Pass Rail 110 220 330
Lodging /cabin estimate 1000 1000 1100
Total 1445 1805 2265

Optional trips and tours - Approximate

Location Tour Cost Estimate per person
Juneau Glacier Bay National Park 2 day tour $550

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