The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to ANC are

  • March 19th to April 29th
  • September 24th to December 9th
  • December 24th to February 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 DBQ to ANC is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1827 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $453 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $528 to $1687 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 $533. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1551. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1018 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $813 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to ANC flight.

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

DBQ to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to ANC flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $151 (16%) 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 $763. Return trip prices are from the ANC to DBQ 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 DBQ 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 5 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DBQ 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 DBQ to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $683
  • Average savings: $130 (15.99%)

See DBQ to SEA flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (DBQ > DEN > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $726
  • Average savings: $88 (10.76%)

See DBQ to DEN flights

Hack #3: Minneapolis, MN (DBQ > MSP > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $751
  • Average savings: $62 (7.63%)

See DBQ to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Dubuque Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2723 miles or 4382 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to ANC flight is about 5 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from DBQ to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDBQ
Origination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeANC
Destination airport nameTed Stevens Anchorage International Airport
CityAnchorage, AK
Countrythe United States


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