The cheapest times to fly from SEA to ANC are

  • January 15th to February 18th
  • March 19th to April 15th
  • July 30th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 SEA to ANC is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $645 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $154 for Saturday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $155 to $399 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $157. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $403. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $246 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 SEA to ANC flight.

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

SEA to ANC Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ANC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SEA. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Anchorage, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Seattle. 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 Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $257. Return trip prices are from the ANC to SEA 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 SEA to ANC 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 SEA to ANC? 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 Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from SEA to ANC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SEA to ANC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ANC heading for SEA about 7 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Anchorage, AK is about 5 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 6 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 28 minutes late
  • Alaska: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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