Transfer to/from - Anchorage airport (ANC)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Anchorage airport (ANC)

Transportation

Anchorage airport (ANC)

Ride-sharing

Pick up zones for Uber and Lyft are located on level 2, outside the ticketing area.

Bus

Line 40 from the Municipality of Anchorage People Mover (Tel +1 907 343 6543) transports passengers to the city centre every 15 minutes. It operates Mondays through Fridays from 6:40 am to 11:45 pm and weekends from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm. The trip takes 20 min. and has a cost of USD2.00. On the other hand, route 65 travels to Jewel Lake and Dimond Transit Center on weekdays from 6:20 am to 9:20 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 8:20 am to 7:20 pm.

In addition, there are companies offering free transfers, 24 hours a day, to Elmendorf-Richardson Joint Base for active-duty military personnel: Fort Richardson Army Post (Tel +1 907 384 0425), Elmendorf Air Force Base (Tel +1 907 552 2793 / 4475).

 

Car rental search

 

Taxi

Vehicles are available at both terminals. The cost to the city centre is USD17.00-22.00 and journey time is 15-20 minutes. Ranks at the South Terminal are found on level 1, outside the baggage reclaim area, across from door 3, while at the North Terminal they are located opposite door 2.

Schedules and fares

Latest updates: June 20, 2022

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.

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