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Fares from $139 One Way, $255 Round Trip from Seattle to Fairbanks

Prices starting at $255 for return flights and $139 for one-way flights to Fairbanks were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Seattle to Fairbanks

Origin Airport IATA CodeSEA
Destination Airport IATA CodeFAI
Distance1530 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, WestJet, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival10:00PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival7:55AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 5, 2020

Was a great flight

Dec 17, 2019

Awesome flight and friendly staff

Nov 23, 2019

Not a whole lot of extra room in your seat. Pretty difficult to get to the bathroom without making everyone next to you get out of their seat if you are sitting in a window seat.

Nov 20, 2019

No power in plane for charging and no entertainment if you didnt have your own device and no chargers to charge your device.

Jul 26, 2018

First Alaskan airline flights and super impressed with seat space!!

Jul 6, 2018

One thing I didn’t like was that I get air sick easily and there was not a throw up bag in my seat or the neighbors. I needed one too.

Jun 21, 2018

How do you get a free checked bag?

Apr 18, 2018

Wish I hadn’t had to wait until next morning for my bags.

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.


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 sign to look for rental cars from the airport.


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, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

Fairbanks, AK Airport Information 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. 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 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, you will be presented with several low-cost attractions and activities to enjoy while in Fairbanks.

Flights from Seattle to Fairbanks - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Seattle to Fairbanks?

The terrific news is, there are. Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines are two carriers that will take you straight from Seattle, WA Airport (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) to Fairbanks, AK Airport (FAI-Fairbanks Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Seattle to Fairbanks?

From Seattle, the eclectic sights and sounds of Fairbanks are at least 3 hours and 30 minutes away. Secure your favorite seat, or maybe even upgrade to one with more legroom, and get to your destination in pure comfort.

What airlines fly from Seattle to Fairbanks most frequently?

There are a few airlines offering frequent flights from Seattle, WA Airport (SEA-Seattle - Tacoma Intl.) to Fairbanks, AK Airport (FAI-Fairbanks Intl.), including Alaska Airlines (AS). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 131 flights on this route every month. If you need some more options, look up the price of tickets with Delta Air Lines (DL), which offers 49 flights from Seattle to Fairbanks each month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.