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Alaska Railroad Depot

411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-265-2494
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  • Average9%
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411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-265-2494
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So you finish a full day's train trip, then to get your luggage, you have to go outside under a large white tent, teeming with people, and watch while forklifts carry large containers carrying your luggage in front of the huddled masses. Then the free-for-all...More

Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Alaskan Railway is interesting -the train station in Anchorage not so much. There is a gift shop and a snack bar. The Snack Bar is run by local College students. The Gift shop has a few interesting items, but mostly the usual. We did...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The depot is very organized and even with so many people boarding the trains, they have a good system to get people to their appropriate seats. My only complaint is that they need WAAAAY more seats for passengers waiting for the trains. Lots of people...More

Thank xyzsail
Reviewed 1 week ago

The depot is a fine building with clean facilities and helpful staff. There's a handy gift shop where you can buy all sorts of Alaska Railroad gifts!

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train to Whittier at 9:45 AM. We went to get some food at 11:00. They run out....only chips and popcorn. Don't they know that how many people will be on board. Then on the way back.....still no food. They didn't restock. Worst....the...More

Thank Ana2714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you travel on the train without being on a tour, you will need to go to the train depot to collect your luggage after leaving the train. If your on a tour the tour operator handles all the luggage. Its a short walk about...More

Thank Hialeah73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This group understands train travel. Their way to handle the crowd waiting to get tickets and on the train was orderly, efficient and entertaining. You could tell it was not their first rodeo! the women behind the desk introduced themselves, told the crowd what to...More

Thank comfortnurse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 4 seats upfront -- seats 1 and 2. The ride was so awesome. Railroad staff sited interesting cities and places to see throughout the ride. Mt. McKinley was clear at the top when we saw it. Nice open car for fresh air. We...More

Thank tealover200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a cruise ship and decided to extend our stay in Alaska to include the train from Anchorage to Seward and back. Just a day trip, but a long day! There were 6 of us and all agreed it was the set part...More

1  Thank Lynda1929
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice staff, good seating and efficient. The whole railroad experience was a great one. Like the staff on the railroad, too. We were able to do the whole journey - fr N to S.

Thank Kathy G
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How do we get coupon book
5 February 2017|
Response from sierratravellers |
how far to visitor center
Joyce C
When traveling on the train leaving Anchorage, where do you park and what is the current cost?
6 May 2016|
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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
I need to get from anchorage to Seward for a cruise. What is the best way to accomplish this?
12 April 2016|
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Response from Barills | Reviewed this property |
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