If you are looking for transportation service from Anchorage to McCarthy, Kennicott, and the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, look no further! Soak in the beauty that Alaska has to offer and leave the driving to us. Our Anchorage-McCarthy shuttle service runs twice a week, each direction, from May through September.
$225 per person
Anchorage to McCarthy trips run Mondays and Fridays. Leave Anchorage at 9am and arrive at the McCarthy footbridge at approximately 6pm. Click Book Now to see our availability calendar.
$225 per person
McCarthy to Anchorage trips run Sundays and Thursdays. Leave the McCarthy footbridge at 9am and arrive in Anchorage at approximately 6pm. Click Book Now to see our availability calendar.
Glennallen $150 per person
Chitina $100 per person
Valdez $200 per person
Glennallen and Chitina pick-ups or drop-offs are available in coordination with our regular schedule. Additional availability, including Valdez transport on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Click Book Now to see our availability calendar or contact us to schedule.
We understand that plans can change. If our schedule allows, booking can be moved to another day free of charge. Cancellations 30 days or more in advance will be subject to a 10% fee. Cancellations 29 days to 48 hours in advance are subject to a 25% fee. Cancellations less than 48 hours in advance will be charged a 50% fee.
Ride in comfort in our 14 passenger 2021 Ford Transit van. Our van interior allows for 6' clearance and is equipped with in-seat USB charging for your convenience. The trip between Anchorage and McCarthy is approximately 8 hours and covers 245 miles of highway and 60 miles of dirt road. We'll make a stop about halfway in Glennallen where there are various food options, restrooms, and the Copper Valley Visitor Center.
Each passenger is allowed one standard size suitcase and one carry-on bag. Additional luggage or oversized bags will be charged an additional fee.
The towns of McCarthy and Kennicott sit within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, America's largest national park. The McCarthy Road follows the path of the historic Copper River and Northwest Railway. Visit Kennicott, a National Historic Landmark, just five miles from the end of the McCarthy Road. The towns of McCarthy and Kennicott are your gateway to wilderness adventure. Whether you want to see the grandeur of the 13.2 million acre park from the air, hike or climb on a glacier, or raft one of the glacial rivers, there is an adventure waiting for you!
There are various lodging options in the area ranging from campgrounds to high-end lodges. Here are some links to help you find the right spot for you.
McCarthy B&B - firstname.lastname@example.org
tinycabin tiny2 b&b on Airbnb.com
Tours & Activities
Whatever your comfort or experience level, there is an activity for you that you'll never forget.
Other Transportation Option
If you are looking to travel to a different destination or outside of our schedule, please visit https://www.copperspiketransport.com/
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