How to Reach Fairbanks, Alaska

The Easiest Way to Reach Fairbanks


  • By Air: Fairbanks International Airport receives direct flights from Anchorage and Barrow and sometimes Vancouver and Seattle.
  • By Train: During summer, the famous Alaska Railroad plies between Fairbanks and Anchorage. Fares are between USD 160 – USD 210 for a one way ticket.
  • By Car: During summer, many like to take the leisurely drive up the George Parks Highway from Anchorage to Fairbanks. It’s a once in a lifetime sort of ride. Gas can be expensive.


  • By Car: It’s best to rent a car of your own to get around Fairbanks; there are plenty of car rental agencies all over.
  • By Taxi: There are number of taxi companies that ply throughout the city.
  • By Bus: Though the buses are sparse, there are multiple bus line, color coded, that provide a decent enough coverage of the city, provided you don’t mind spending some time while waiting at the bus stops.

Explore the route planner online for your visit to Fairbanks and create a flawless plan in few simple steps!