The cheapest times to fly from PHX to ANC are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 19th to April 22nd (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 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 PHX to ANC is mid August. Prices can be as high as $1154 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $310 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $350 to $518 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $324. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $524. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $199 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $398 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to ANC flight.

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

PHX to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to ANC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $47 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $385. Return trip prices are from the ANC to PHX 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 PHX to ANC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2548 miles or 4101 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to ANC flight is about 5 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ 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 PHX to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHX to ANC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 39% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ANC heading for PHX about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Anchorage, AK is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 14 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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