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Cheap Flights to Anchorage

Popular in December High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price £1109 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from £1058 From London to Anchorage
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Anchorage related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Anchorage along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. Starting on May 28, foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Brazil in the last 14 days will also be restricted from entering the United States. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). Family members of US citizens and permanent residents, and certain other limited categories of visa holders (such as UN staff and diplomats) may also enter. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.. If you are looking to book a trip to Anchorage and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

Cheapest prices for Anchorage flights by month

January
£899
February
£821
March
£924
April
£836
May
£744
June
£875
July
£1068
August
£1087
September
£785
October
£809
November
£940
December
£970
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Anchorage is currently May; with August being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Anchorage?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - ANC
Price
£744 - £1496
ANC
Temperature
-5 - 19 °C
ANC
Rainfall
14 - 86 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, May is seen as the time to fly to Anchorage, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. July tends to be the warmest period in Anchorage so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. August is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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

The best time to book flights to Anchorage is 53 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?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Anchorage. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Anchorage?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Anchorage. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.       

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