Getting to Skagway by Plane
A 45-minute commuter flight from Skagway, Juneau is the primary domestic air entry point for Southeast Alaska and travelers on the Inside Passage. Juneau, the state capital, is served by Alaska Airlines and two local air carriers who offer several flights daily between Juneau and Skagway. To combine the best of flightseeing and cruising, consider flying to Skagway and returning to Juneau by the state ferry system. An excursion from Juneau can be completed in one day, thanks to our long summer days.
Whitehorse, Yukon is also a convenient point of entry for air arrivals. Scheduled air service is available between Whitehorse, Juneau and Fairbanks.
Alaska Seaplanes Special
Alaska Sea Planes will offer North Words Writers Symposium attendees a reduced rate for travel between Skagway & Juneau.
Discount available for travel 5/24/16 & 5/29/16. This special fare is only available when booking online.
Please use promo code: NORTHWOODS.
Wings of Alaska Special
Wings of Alaska will offer North Words Writers Symposium attendees a reduced rate for travel between Skagway & Juneau.
Discount available between 5/24/16 & 5/29/16. This special fare is not available online. Please call the Skagway office to book.
Getting to Skagway By Boat
Skagway is the northern terminus of the Alaska’s Marine Highway System. A fleet of car carrying vessels serves all of Southeast Alaska. Northbound travelers can access the system at Bellingham, Washington and Prince Rupert, British Columbia; southbound travelers usually embark at Skagway or Haines. Each vessel has an observation lounge, food service and a solarium where camping is allowed free of charge. Mainline vessels also feature stateroom accommodations.
Alaska Marine Highway