Getting to Haines

Haines is located on the shores of the northern Lynn Canal, the deepest, longest and deepest fjord in North America. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and hanging glaciers, Haines is truly in the most scenic setting one could imagine for any destination in Alaska. Just north of Juneau and a little south of Skagway, Haines is only 45 miles from the US/Canadian border and is accessible by road, air, and water. Many cruise guests arriving in Skagway take the short 45-minute boat ride on the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry to get here. Once in Haines, there are several Car Rentals and Taxi Services available. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us. Would you like a road map of Alaska? Go to Alaska.org to order one for free!

Haines map

Getting to Haines from...

From Juneau

Many travelers get to Haines through Juneau International Airport. As Southeast Alaska’s air hub, charter, regional, and major airlines all travel through here. You can also connect to the famed Alaska Marine Highway System in...

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From Whitehorse

Whitehorse is located 250 miles from Haines through one of the most spectacular drives - a large portion of the popular Golden Circle route.

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From Seattle

From Seattle you can get to Haines by flying, driving, taking a cruise, or you could head 90 miles north to meet the Alaska Marine Highway ferry in the port of Bellingham.

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From Anchorage

Anchorage is located 755 miles from Haines through a very breathtaking scenic drive. You will want to stop and take it all in while viewing the wildlife along the way.

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Cruises To Haines

Cruising is a very popular way to visit Haines. Check out the many brands and sizes of ships that call to Haines and the neighboring community of Skagway.

Plan Your Visit

Visiting Haines will take some planning, but once you get here, you will be happy you did. There are many ways to get here. Find out which one suits you best!