The cheapest times to fly from BUF to ANC are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 6th 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 BUF to ANC is late January. Prices can be as high as $1173 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $450 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Anchorage
Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $472 to $965 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $465. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $889. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $424 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $620 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to ANC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BUF to ANC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BUF to ANC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. 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 $172 (23%) 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 $573. Return trip prices are from the ANC to BUF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from BUF 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 33 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking BUF 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 BUF to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $591
- Average savings: $30 (4.76%)
- Price for both tickets: $610
- Average savings: $10 (1.61%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BUF to ANC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3091 miles or 4974 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BUF to ANC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to ANC flight is about 6 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Anchorage, AK?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from BUF to ANC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Buffalo Niagara International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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