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Alaska Railroad Depot

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Address: 411 W. 1st Ave., Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: 907/265-2494
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Our favorite way to travel in Alaska

Up grade to the Gold Star Dome, it is the only way to travel and see the sights, not to mention the conveniences that go with it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Up grade to the Gold Star Dome, it is the only way to travel and see the sights, not to mention the conveniences that go with it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Nice place to get a good overview of the famous Alaska Railroad, its history and everything you need to know about it.

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We booked Gold Star service for the two longer legs of our three-leg trip on the Alaska Railroad. Looking back, I would do it all over again. While Gold Star is considered luxury class, we used a coupon from the Northern Lights Coupon Book which gave us nice savings. Booking from out of state was easy, checking luggage at our... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very good commentary, good seats. When we arrived on the ship, we dropped off suitcases at the depot in the morning. We got seats. The time was just right for afternoon train ride to Anchorage. One whole day at Seward, The only problem was the rainy day so didn't see good views and didn't see animals. Selling food on the... More 

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Bath, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Alaska Railroad. Awesome...Very nicely done with plenty of local information..Great Food tooEnd of Story

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very well organized. We have taken the train both to Seward (Gold Class) and to Talkeetna (Adventure Class). We loved riding the train. The check in procedure is a little slow, but very efficient. We found the seating in Adventure class to be better than Gold Star. I think the Gold Star is not worth the extra money since the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

love the convenience of the train and being able to see things well in the dome car, but one family with 4 children ruined my whole experience with allowing their children to scream for almost 4 hours and the staff on the train did nothing. also the one day they forgot about me in dome and I did not get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our paper work we received from Princess had a departure time of 9:15am, Merrick, was able to get us on the train that was leaving at 8:15. Not sure why we had a later departure.

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Oswego, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

we were dropped off by our hotel shuttle bus about as soon as it opened at 5:45am to catch the train to seward. If you are going on a cruise in seward, the cruise lines are there to take your luggage before you get on the train and they deliver it to your cabin on the ship!! Cool feature!! They... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I flew in a couple of days before my husband and daughter and drove down to Seward. So, when they arrived in Anchorage I rode the train up to Anchorage, spent the night at Comfort Inn, and rode the train back to Seward. It was an amazing trip! I highly recommend the GoldStar Service. We enjoyed standing out on the... More 

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Additional Information about Alaska Railroad Depot

Address: 411 W. 1st Ave., Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: 907/265-2494
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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