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Ketchikan, Alaska - Transportation

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Transportation information for Ketchikan is provided below. Travel information includes driving directions, maps, airport information and more.


Ketchikan International Airport is located on Gravina Island, a five minute ferry ride to town. Ferries depart the airport on the hour/half hour. During peak summer periods, departures are every 15 minutes. Ketchikan is just 90 minutes by air from Seattle, with several daily flights in and out provided by Alaska Airlines. Scheduled daily jet service is also available to and from Anchorage, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg and Wrangell.

Ground Transportation

Ketchikan is a major cruise ship port along the Inside Passage, welcoming hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The Alaska Marine Highway System also maintains a fleet of ferries connecting Ketchikan with the lower 48 states and Canada. Ferries range from day boats to full-service vessels accommodating passengers with staterooms, food and beverage service and vehicle transport. The scenic ferry trip north from Bellingham, Washington takes 36 hours, from Prince Rupert, B.C. 6 hours. Convenient connections are available to Metlakatla, Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, Juneau, Haines and Skagway with regular service to Southcentral Alaska via Seward. Vessels accommodate vehicles of any size.

More Info Metro Cab
  • Petersburg
  • Transportation Services
  • 907-772-2700


More Info Yellow Taxi
  • Ketchikan
  • Transportation Services
  • 907-225-5555


More Info First Transit
  • Ketchikan
  • Transportation Services
  • 907-225-3804


More Info Sourdough Cab
  • Ketchikan
  • Transportation Services
  • 907-225-5544


More Info Northern Lights Taxi
  • Wrangell
  • Transportation Services
  • 907-874-4646


More Info Etolin Bus Co
  • Wrangell
  • Transportation Services
  • 907-874-3313


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Ketchikan is not accessible by road, but a small network of local roads connect the town to other small local communities.

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