How to Reach Fairbanks - 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.

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How to Reach Fairbanks from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
North Pole to Fairbanks 56.8 km 56 mins
Delta Junction to Fairbanks 222.17 km 3 hours 42 mins