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Airfares from $109 One Way, $217 Round Trip from Seattle to Fairbanks

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Route Information for Flights from Seattle to Fairbanks

Origin Airport IATA Code SEA
Destination Airport IATA Code FAI
Distance 1530 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, WestJet, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 7:40PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:53AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Seattle to Fairbanks

Seattle Airport

While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.

Transportation

When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.

Weather

If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.

Popular Attractions

Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

Fairbanks, AK Airport Information

Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights to Fairbanks by comparing rates so you can choose the best options. Fairbanks International Airport is the major air service provider for Fairbanks and its surrounding communities. It is located at 6450 Airport Way and is about three miles from downtown Fairbanks. Airlines provide domestic and international flights to and from the airport, including Alaska, Bettles Air, Delta, Frontier, Wright Air, Warbelow's Air Ventures, and several more. Orbitz.com works with these airlines to bring you the best rates available.

Transportation From the Airport

Ground transportation is provided by rental cars, shuttles, public transportation, and taxis. Taxi rates range between $15 and $20 to downtown; taxis are available outside the main terminal. The Metropolitan Area Commuter System is a public bus that transports passengers to downtown Fairbanks for $1.50, but the bus takes longer than a taxi. Car rental prices vary by company and vehicle, but Orbitz.com allows you to prearrange your rental when you book your airline tickets.

Fairbanks Weather Information

Winter weather in Alaska is typically very cold, with high temperatures averaging around 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer high temperatures are quite pleasant, and are usually in the low 70s. In most months, Fairbanks receives less than an inch of precipitation, but in June and July it receives about two inches each month.

Fairbanks Activity Information

Fairbanks is host to many attractions and activities, including the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, Running Reindeer Ranch, Aurora Ice Museum, El Dorado Gold Mine, and several more. When searching for cheap flights to Fairbanks on Orbitz.com, you will be presented with several low-cost attractions and activities to enjoy while in Fairbanks.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Seattle to Fairbanks now?
Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on travel restrictions and quarantine when getting a flight from Seattle to Fairbanks.
Are there non-stop flights from Seattle to Fairbanks?
The great news is, there are. Alaska Airlines and Delta are two carriers that will take you right from Sea-Tac Airport to Fairbanks Intl. Airport (FAI).
What is the shortest flight from Seattle to Fairbanks?
The shortest flight time from Seattle to Fairbanks is around 3 hours and 47 minutes. Order a wine from the cabin crew, perfect your travel itinerary or listen to that podcast — you’ll have plenty of time on this medium-haul trip.
What airlines fly from Seattle to Fairbanks most frequently?
Alaska Airlines (AS) offers 117 flights each month between SEA to FAI. Your next big adventure is just clicks away. If you want to broaden your options, have a look at the price of tickets with Delta (DL), which has 52 flights from Seattle to Fairbanks each month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Fairbanks?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Fairbanks have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Fairbanks with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Fairbanks without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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