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Alaska Railroad Depot

411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-265-2494
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 17:00
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411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK
Downtown
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+1 907-265-2494
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1 - 10 of 822 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was much smaller than we expected! The staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. They tell you to get there at least an hour before the departure time but that is totally unnecessary. You end up sitting around and there is nothing to do there....More

Thank 875raedd
Reviewed 4 days ago

What more could you ask for? This train line is timely, organized and clean. The staff is polite and informative. The depot is clean and the ticket staff informative as well. Overall great experience to the Spencer Whistle Stop. Beautiful trains too.

Thank SLC80
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best, comfortable and fun trips to make! We came from Danali to Anchorage and the sites are breath taking. The care from the leader Whitney was perfect, she didn't bug you or talk to much but made the trip go smooth. She...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 girlfriends and I just spent 2 weeks in Alaska. We were able to see many places and travel easily using the Alaska Railroad. We loved the ease of traveling, the views from the dome in Goldstar seating, the delicious meals and the free drinks!...More

Thank tcfortney
Reviewed 1 week ago

They provide very nice train arrivals and are organized with luggages. Easy and fast! Great experience all together. The train rides are a must! From Anchorage to Seward was even more scenic (even though it was less than half the time) than from Fairbanks to...More

Thank Danuza
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a drive by of this attraction from the Anchorage tour trolley. The driver was very knowledgeable about the history of the railroad and settlement of Anchorage. Not terribly exciting but interesting for history buffs.

Thank sparky221
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the Coastal Classic train to Seward. I also purchased the upgraded seating to Gold Star. This was worth every dime I paid. The best train trip ever for views, for service and even the meal was good. This is a FULL DAY TRIP to...More

Thank Luv2Vacation63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mass confusion- you have to go to the depot to take any of the trains north or south. It's crowded, confusing, and all the workers seem pretty stressed.

Thank gottakeepongoing
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guided tour will tell you about history and army's help in getting a railroad to move supplies for WWII. Old train in fron small servicing train that was used on line.

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had purchased a tour for which you pick up your train tickets at the depot. The counter staff when providing us our tickets realized that the return ticket did not make sense. She called the tour company and re-issued the correct ticket. Very friendly,...More

Thank gactwmom
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5 February 2017|
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Response from Marie A | Reviewed this property |
When we did our day trip to the fair, we noticed a few cars parked on the other side of the tracks. There was a road that lead to some Municipal building and there were no signs that indicated we could not park on the side... More
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We used the railroad system, prices vary but it is an amazing part of your adventure. We went with the Goldstar Service, delicious meal served, dome train so you can see all of Alaska terrain and 2 drinks also included. You... More
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