The cheapest times to fly from AVP to ANC are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 5th to May 6th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 10th to November 18th

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 AVP to ANC is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1442 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $452 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $478 to $1008 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $478. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $945. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $466 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $658 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVP to ANC flight.

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

AVP to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVP to ANC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Wilkes-Barre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $154 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $613. Return trip prices are from the ANC to AVP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AVP to ANC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AVP to ANC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AVP to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (AVP > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $24 (3.57%)

See AVP to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3275 miles or 5271 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVP to ANC flight is about 6 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from AVP to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AVP
Origination airport name Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport
City Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -75.7

Return Airport

Destination code ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


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