Cheap flights to Anchorage

NYC — ANC
24 May — 31 May1
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Flights to Anchorage in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price£1,012Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£711From London to Anchorage
One-way from£433One-way flight from London to Anchorage (ANC)

Cheap flights to Anchorage in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ANC flights for May, June
18 Jun - 25 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

1 stop

13h 00m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 00m
£782

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

23 Jun - 30 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

1 stop

14h 15m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

19h 45m
£809

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

23 Jun - 30 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

1 stop

16h 55m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

15h 25m
£814

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Anchorage 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Anchorage found for this year
9 Aug - 25 Aug
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

2 stops

18h 34m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

19h 55m
£711

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

18 Jun - 25 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

1 stop

13h 00m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 00m
£782

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

12 Oct - 26 Oct
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

2 stops

20h 53m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

17h 55m
£796

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Last minute flights to Anchorage

Late deals on return flights to Anchorage, departing today and this week
25 May - 7 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

2 stops

18h 04m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

20h 55m
£1,142

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

27 May - 5 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

2 stops

35h 55m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

17h 00m
£1,152

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

25 May - 6 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

ANC

Anchorage

2 stops

18h 04m
ANC

Anchorage

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

17h 55m
£1,167

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Anchorage?

The cheapest ticket to Anchorage found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

£914

February

£1,037

March

£1,033

April

£970

May

£1,080

June

£958

July

£1,155

August

£1,135

September

£793

October

£818

November

£1,014

December

£1,084

Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Anchorage. Flying to Anchorage in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Anchorage?

Average Anchorage flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

LON - ANC

Price

£793 - £1,630

ANC

Temperature

-8 - 15 °C

ANC

Rainfall

13 - 84 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Anchorage?

The best time to book flights to Anchorage is 52 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Anchorage?

At the moment, Saturday is the most economical day to take a flight to Anchorage. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Anchorage?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Anchorage. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and is the state’s travel, financial and commercial hub. Despite what many travellers may believe, Anchorage is much more than snow, igloos and Eskimos. Flights to Anchorage are packed full of travellers eager to hit the Alaskan trails and ease down the rivers that make Anchorage one of the most desired destinations in the U.S. Before you book Anchorage flights and accommodations, consider your travel interests and plan an Anchorage vacation at the right time of year — Anchorage has extreme peak and off-peak travel seasons.

Anchorage is a city in full swing, and unlike the common conception of wilderness Alaska. Most Alaska travellers find flights to Anchorage as their starting point to an overall Alaska vacation. Plan to stay a few days in Anchorage to enjoy the city escape before heading out to the wilderness, just a short drive from the outskirts of Anchorage.

Anchorage isn’t so different than most other US cities — there are great restaurants, plenty of nightlife options and a great culture landscape. Take some time read up on Alaska during your flight to Anchorage. There are plenty of day trips from the Anchorage area that appeal to any traveller. Travellers beware: moose and bears are common in the Alaskan wilderness!

Anchorage climate

Although the assumption is that Alaska is a land of snow and sub-zero temperatures, the Alaskan climate is actually extremely varied, caused by the state’s six different topographic regions. The far north is extremely dry and very cold, with Arctic conditions and temperatures average about -29C, and the ground at Point Barrow remains permanently frozen to a depth of 405m. Summer temperatures in the lowlands are surprisingly high, averaging in the about 16C, and they have been known to reach 32C and up. The southeast tends to be fairly moderate, with damp, rainy and sometimes mild conditions, with temperatures in July averaging 13C and temperatures in January averaging -1C and the south and central areas tend to be similar, with slightly colder winter temperatures. Western Alaska tends to be rainy, while the Aleutian Islands in winter are damp and rainy, with fog. Heavy snows are common in the north and central regions of the state.

When is the best time to fly to Anchorage?

The best time to book flights to Anchorage and travel the area is during the summer months, June through August. The temperature averages around 21C and rainfall is minimal. If winter sports are your forte, plan to travel to Anchorage in February and trek the mountains or stay around for the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Off Season:

The winter months are cold and blustery in Anchorage, averaging around -12C, but if you’re a snow-lover, cheap flights to Anchorage can be found in the heart of winter.

Getting around Anchorage

Get ready to move around on Anchorage’s public bus system, called the People Mover. Take the People Mover to the city centre after your Anchorage flight lands and get an immediate tour. On weekdays, catch a bus every half hour until 9pm. Service is limited on weekends, but the buses run until 11pm. There are also hotel shuttles and cabs available for late night arrivals. If your travel plans include a trip around the edge of Anchorage, it’s a good idea to rent a car. Save money by booking a package deal when you buy your plane ticket. Make sure you reserve early in the summer though. Summer is Alaska’s peak travel time and rental cars can get snatched up quickly.       

What is good to know if travelling to Anchorage?

From May through September, the Anchorage Saturday market is in full swing. Take a walk through Anchorage’s Saturday market and stop by the hundreds of stalls and booths that sell everything from now boasts 350 stalls selling everything from Eskimo arts and crafts to plants, food and clothes. Local musicians and entertainers make their way through the crowds to keep the mood light and fun.

The Annual Anchorage Folk Festival occurs every January and features musicians and performers from all over the world. The festivals, which takes place over two weekends, features hundreds of performances, workshops, dances and other special events.

Witness the famous Iditarod Dog Sled Race which takes place every March in Anchorage. The race, which began in 1925, is 1820km long.

Anchorage airport overview

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is just 7.4km (4.5 miles) from downtown Anchorage in Alaska. It is an important airport in Alaska and was named after the local US Senator Ted Stevens, who served in the Senate from 1968 until 2009.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport has two terminals: the South Terminal handles domestic traffic and the North Terminal is used for international flights. The terminals have a selection of shops, restaurants and facilities making for a pleasant airport experience. There’s even a freezer storage facility at the airport.

The airport is a hub for Alaska Airlines, PenAir, as well as two cargo carriers. Flights to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport are easy to book on several North American carriers and the airport has direct flight connections to many major cities in the United States.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Anchorage?

Anchorage (ANC), located 4.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Anchorage.