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The cheapest times to fly from ANC to SEA are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 12th to April 8th
  • July 9th to November 4th (except the weeks of July 23rd and July 30th)
  • early December

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ANC to SEA is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $625 for Friday flights during early March, or as low as $154 for Monday flights around late August to early September.

 

When to Fly to Seattle

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to Seattle, WA (SEA) will usually cost between $155 to $425 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $157. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $272 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to SEA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ANC to SEA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ANC to SEA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to SEA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SEA, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into ANC. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Seattle, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Anchorage. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $255. Return trip prices are from the SEA to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ANC to SEA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ANC to SEA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Ravn Alaska, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1445 miles or 2325 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ANC to SEA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to SEA flight is about 3 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and Seattle, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from ANC to SEA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeANC
Origination airport nameTed Stevens Anchorage International Airport
CityAnchorage, AK
Countrythe United States
Latitude61.2
Longitude-150

Return Airport

Destination codeSEA
Destination airport nameSeattle/Tacoma International Airport
CitySeattle, WA
Countrythe United States
Latitude47.5
Longitude-122.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ANC to SEA tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 14% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 46% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SEA heading for ANC about 1 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Seattle, WA is about 4 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 1 minutes early
  • JetBlue: 16 minutes late
  • Alaska: 2 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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