Transportation options in Alaska are so varied that it suits every traveler’s budget and needs. Travelling around in a bus is by far is the cheapest option of all. Hopping on to a bus for your transportation needs is a much more relaxing option as it allows you your much earned peace of mind on a vacation and lets you enjoy the scenic natural beauty of the state from the big picture windows that the buses offer. They also offer comfortable seating options, extended leg space, strategic geographic or scenic/wildlife photo stops. It also helps when you have an experienced driver-tour guide at your disposal to take care of minute details.
There are several options for bus and shuttle services which one may avail for transporting to the various destinations within Alaska. There are package tours from almost all major tour lines; also there are companies that sell individual tickets too. Below mentioned are few of the major bus tour lines available in the state.
Alaska Park Connection: Daily summer coaches are available in this tour line between Anchorage and Denali Park or Seward. It also has same day connecting services between Denali Park, Talkeetna, Anchorage and Seward.
Denali Motor Coach: They offer scheduled services between Anchorage and Denali National Park and also packaged National Park vacations.
Alaska Direct Bus Line: There is a weekly thrice shuttle service available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It connects Anchorage, Fairbanks, Took and Northway. The service is available all year round.
Seward Bus Lines: They connect Anchorage (Airport included) to Seward.
Homer Stage Line: They have buses departing Anchorage south for Kenai Peninsula with halts in cities like Cooper Landing, Homer, Kenai, Seward and Soldotna.
There are other bus services too which one can avail traversing this vast road network of the largest state. It’s always better to check on the web sites of individual tour lines for latest pricing and special offerings. Most accept major credit cards.