2021 Park Connection Schedule

The Park Connection operates three routes, plus special cruise transfers on designated ship days

  • Park to Park: Connects Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park, with same-day service between Seward, Anchorage, Talkeetna and Denali. You can ride all the way in either direction between Denali Park and Kenai Fjords/Seward, or any of the shorter segments in between.
  • Denali Express: Runs between Anchorage and Denali National Park, timed to meet up with buses traveling to/from Denali's backcountry Kantishna lodges.
  • Seward Express: Runs between Seward and Anchorage. Perfect for Kenai Fjords day trips and those travelers looking to maximize their time in Seward.
  • Cruise Transfers: Run between Anchorage and Whittier or Seward on designated ship days. See more details on our cruise transfer page.

One of the quickest way to see all train schedules and rates is to use our Alaska Transportation Finder. You can also download our full schedule here. If you are ready to book now, reserve tickets online with our Express Checkout .

Park to Park | Northbound | May 14 - September 15, 2021
Route Depart Arrive
Route: Seward to Anchorage Depart: 10:30 AM Arrive: 1:30 PM
Route: Anchorage to Talkeetna Depart: 3:00 PM Arrive: 5:30 PM
Route: Talkeetna to Denali Depart: 5:45 PM Arrive: 8:30 PM
Park to Park | Southbound | May 15 - September 16, 2021
Route Depart Arrive
Route: Denali to Talkeetna Depart: 7:00 AM Arrive: 10:45 AM
Route: Talkeetna to Anchorage Depart: 11:00 AM Arrive: 1:30 PM
Route: Anchorage to Seward Depart: 3:00 PM Arrive: 5:45 PM
Denali Express | Northbound | June 3 - September 12, 2021
Route Depart Arrive
Route: Anchorage to Talkeetna Depart: 6:30 AM Arrive: 8:45 AM
Route: Talkeetna to Denali Depart: 9:15 AM Arrive: 12:30 PM
Denali Express | Southbound | June 3 - September 12, 2021
Route Depart Arrive
Route: Denali to Talkeetna Depart: 1:45 PM Arrive: 5:15 PM
Route: Talkeetna to Anchorage Depart: 5:45 PM Arrive: 8:30 PM
Seward Express | May 15 - September 15, 2021
Route Depart Arrive
Route: Anchorage to Seward Depart: 7:00 AM Arrive: 9:45 AM
Route: Seward to Anchorage Depart: 6:30 PM Arrive: 9:30 PM
Seward Cruise Transfers | Designated Ship Days
Route Depart Arrive
Route: Seward to Anchorage Depart: 9:45 AM Arrive: 12:30 PM
Route: Anchorage to Seward Depart: 3:00 PM Arrive: 5:45 PM
Whitter Cruise Transfers | Designated Ship Days
Route Depart Arrive
Route: Whittier to Anchorage Depart: 9:45 AM Arrive: 12:00 PM
Route: Anchorage to Whittier Depart: 3:00 PM Arrive: 5:00 PM