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Ferry to Juneau and Haines employment

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Ferry to Juneau and Haines employment

How long does it take for the ferry to reach Juneau from Haines?

Also, we want to relocate to the Haines area from the lower 48, but we are wondering where the best viable location for employment would be as well.


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1. Re: Ferry to Juneau and Haines employment

Welcome to the fourm.

You can get the ferry schedules at www.ferryalaska.com.

They change each season but you can find the general schedule and departure/arrival times there.

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2. Re: Ferry to Juneau and Haines employment

Hi Lola

The older ferries take about 4 1/2 hours to get to Juneau from Haines.....the newer ones take 2 1/2 hours.....the ferries operate almost every day during the summer season but probably only 2 or 3 times a week in the off season.....weather permitting, there are daily flights all year from Haines to Juneau, they take about 20-30 minutes.....

Depends on what type of employment you are looking for....Juneau is a much larger city and being the state capitol, there is much more employment....the also have just opened a new gold mine just out the road and are hiring....there are rumors around town here in Haines that there will be a daily ferry shuttle for the workers from Haines to Juneau when they get fully operational......

Most folks here in Redding work several part time jobs to make ends meet....best paying jobs are in a government or school job and fishermen.....funny, we were just talking yesterday about the shortage of plumbers and electricians here....whenever we call one it takes days for them to respond, because there are so few !!......Hope this helps....

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