Train Transfers To and From Fairbanks International Airport

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Fairbanks International Airport Train Transfers

Upon arrival at Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) in Alaska, passengers can choose from several ground transportation services, including rental cars, taxis, rideshares, hotel shuttle services, and buses.

Alaska Railroad Depot Fairbanks is available 16 kilometers away. You can get there by taxi from the airport for $30 to $40.

The Alaska Railroad travels 752 kilometers (470 miles) from Seward to Fairbanks.

In the summer, they operate two main routes: a southern route between Seward and Anchorage and a northern route between Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali, and Fairbanks.

Alaska Railroad Depot Fairbanks

Fairbanks Depot is a railroad station in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Alaska Railroad's Denali Star and Aurora Winter Train routes are the northern termini.

Denali Star Route: Anchorage - Wasilla - Talkeetna - Denali - Fairbanks

Northbound Denali Star (Departure Location, Departure Time, Arrival Time)

  • Anchorage to Wasilla, 8:15 am, 9:30 am
  • Wasilla to Talkeetna, 9:35 am, 11:05 am
  • Talkeetna to Denali, 11:20 am, 3:40 pm
  • Denali to Fairbanks, 4:00 pm, 8:00 pm

Southbound Denali Star (Departure Location, Departure Time, Arrival Time)

  • Fairbanks to Denali, 8:15 am, 12:10 pm
  • Denali to Talkeetna, 12:30 pm, 4:40 pm
  • Talkeetna to Wasilla, 4:55 pm, 6:10 pm
  • Wasilla to Anchorage, 6:15 pm, 8:00 pm

Aurora Winter Trains Route: Anchorage - Wasilla - Talkeetna - Healy - Fairbanks)

Weekend Service

Northbound Saturdays / Southbound Sundays

The Alaska Railroad operates a regularly scheduled passenger service connecting Southcentral and Interior Alaska year-round.

Alaska Railroad Depot at Fairbanks

Location: 1031 Alaska Railroad Depot Road, Fairbanks, Alaska

Phone: +1 907-458-6025

Summer Ticket Counter Hours (from mid-May to mid-September)

Winter Hours (from mid-September to mid-May)

To purchase tickets or route information, visit the Alaska Railroad at