Alaska Railroad Aurora Train Denali to Anchorage
The southbound train route known for the rail’s best views of Denali, especially in winter.
The 234-mile route from Denali Park to Anchorage is one of the Alaska Railroad's most popular. After checking in at the historic Denali Depot, passengers are whisked down a winding track along the Nenana River and then up to beautiful Broad Pass. In the low midday winter light, the area's high plateaus and peaks are particularly picturesque.
The train frequently offers clear Denali views.
Especially in winter, the train frequently offers clear Denali views. Passengers can enjoy the sights from large picture windows throughout each railcar. With plenty of time to relax on board, passengers arrive into the downtown Anchorage train depot at about 8:30 PM.
The Alaska Railroad only offers Adventure Class on the Aurora Winter Train. Passengers enjoy spacious cars with tall windows and large forward-facing seats and the ability to easily walk between different cars on the train. Although there is no dining car on the Aurora Winter Train, hearty hot and cold food, drinks, and adult beverages are available for purchase onboard in the Wilderness Café.
Bring a government issued photo ID for checking in and a credit or debit card for onboard purchases (cash not accepted). Don't forget a camera. It is also a good idea to keep your coat with you while on board.
Check in at the depot with a valid government issued photo ID one hour prior to departure. Boarding passes with seat assignments will be issued then. All passengers are assigned seats by the Alaska Railroad upon check in at the depot. The Alaska Railroad offers checked baggage service. Passengers are allowed two checked bags plus one carry on, with dimension and weight restrictions like those of airlines. The Alaska Railroad charges $20 per item for oversized or excess baggage.
Denali Train Depot
Mile 1.5 Denali National Park Road
Denali Park, AK 99755
Anchorage Train Depot
411 West 1st Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
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Child rates apply to children under the age of 12. Infants under the age of 2 may travel for free but must sit on an adult's lap.
|2/1/23 (W) to 3/31/23 (F)2/1/23 (W) to 3/31/23 (F)||Adult: $169.00||Child: $85.00||Infant: $0.00|
|4/1/23 (Sa) to 5/7/23 (Su)4/1/23 (Sa) to 5/7/23 (Su)||Adult: $156.00||Child: $78.00||Infant: $0.00|
|The rates above are subject to change without notice.|
Departure times and locations are listed below. Click on a link for an interactive map.
|Depart: 12:30 PM||Location: Denali Train Depot|
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