Alaska Railroad curves around a bend and follows the gray silty river on the way to Fairbanks.

Fairbanks Transportation

Getting around is easy, just pick your favorite: Train, car, shuttle, or plane.

Premium four-passenger Jeep Wrangler for off-the-beaten-path travel.

Fairbanks Transportation

Getting around is easy, just pick your favorite: Train, car, shuttle, or plane.

Alaska Railroad heading between Denali National Park to Talkeetna.

Fairbanks Transportation

Getting around is easy, just pick your favorite: Train, car, shuttle, or plane.

Fairbanks may not be as large of a transportation hub as Anchorage, but it is still relatively easy to travel to or from Fairbanks by plane, train, and car.

Fairbanks has an international airport and several major carriers operate flights to Alaska from the continental United States. Alaska Airlines also offers a number of convenient flights each day between Fairbanks and Anchorage. Many of our guests start their land tours in Anchorage, arriving by air or cruise from Vancouver, then tour north and fly home from Fairbanks. The reverse of this itinerary is a great option as well. You can use our Trip Finder feature to search vacation packages that start or end in Fairbanks.

The Alaska Railroad offers scenic service between Fairbanks and Denali National Park, Talkeetna, and Anchorage on board the Denali Star train. In addition to the railroad, we also book van service from Fairbanks to Denali Park and Denali Park to Fairbanks.

We are pleased to offer 4x4 premium SUV rentals in Fairbanks. Unlike most other Alaska car rental options, these vehicles are authorized to travel on gravel roads like the Denali Highway or the road to McCarthy and Kennicott. For larger groups, 12- and 15-passenger vans are available. To make traveling by rental car even more convenient, we offer one-way rentals from Fairbanks to Anchorage or Anchorage to Fairbanks.

There are also plenty of options for getting around Fairbanks. Some hotels offer complimentary shuttles to the airport and train depot, while many activity operators pick up guests directly at their hotels. Taxi and ride share services are readily available in Fairbanks.

Fairbanks is the perfect jumping off point for Arctic Circle Tours. There are a number of options by ground or air, and even overnight excursions that travel all the way to the Arctic Ocean.

Fairbanks Transportation