The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is approximately six miles/10-15 minutes to the downtown area. Transportation to downtown is convenient by shuttle, taxi or rental car.
Airport Shuttle Service
Shuttle service from the airport to downtown is available. Visit www.anchorage.net/airport-shuttle
The cost from the airport to downtown is approximately $17-$25 one way. For additional information you may call:
Checker Cab Yellow Cab
Phone: (907) 276-1234 Phone: (907) 222-2222
Taxi Service at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport:
South (Domestic) Terminal
The taxicab waiting area is located at the ground transportation island which may be reached via the underground transportation lobby or via the sidewalk outside baggage claim.
North (International) Terminal
The taxicab waiting area is located on the commercial curbside.
The local public transit system, People Mover, provides access to most visitor attractions and activities. Regular service is available weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., with limited service in the evenings until 11 p.m., weekends and holidays. Schedule information is available at www.peoplemover.org.
Hertz will be offering special rates. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 654-2240 or by visiting the Hertz Rental Car website and providing CV# 02RJ0057.
Driving directions from the airport to downtown
Exit airport heading southeast
Take Minnesota Drive North ramp to downtown
Merge onto Minnesota Drive Expressway/Walter J. Hickel Parkway
Continue onto Minnesota Drive, N
Continue onto Spenard Thruway
Continue on I Street
Turn right onto West Sixth Avenue
Take the first left onto H Street, downtown to the right
Driving directions to airport
When driving from the north: Drive south on the Glenn Highway into Anchorage. The Glenn Highway turns into Fifth Avenue, which goes west into downtown Anchorage. Fifth Avenue ends at L Street, just before the inlet. Turn left (south) on L Street. L Street eventually turns into Minnesota Drive. Turn right onto International Airport Road, which takes you directly to the airport.
When driving from the south: Drive north on Seward Highway into the south section of Anchorage. Exit the highway at the O'Malley interchange. Turn left and proceed west on O'Malley Road. O'Malley bends north and becomes Minnesota Drive. Exit Minnesota Drive at the International Airport Road interchange. Turn left (west) onto International Airport Road, which takes you directly to the airport.