Juneau is many things: a mountain town, a coastal community, a natural wonder, a wildlife hotspot, and culture. Juneau is rich in history, art, music, and Native heritage. It’s an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, a shopper’s trove, and a food lover’s dream. Juneau’s International Airport is Southeast’s air hub, where charter, regional and major airlines all travel through and is reachable any time of the year from the lower 48, less than a three-hour flight from Seattle, multiple direct flights arrive daily.
While Juneau has no road access, it is only 94 miles from Haines and easily accessible through the state ferry, private boat tour company or a small commuter flight company. Alaska Marine Highway ferry system is a great option if you are traveling with your vehicle, it serves most of the Southeast area, either departing/arriving through Bellingham or Prince Rupert. Traveling by ferry (Southeast’s road) you stop at communities along the way giving you opportunities to stay a few days. Alaska Fjordlines catamaran, a Haines based company offering a 2 ½ hour tour with stops along the way for sea life and provides your own tour guide. Alaska Seaplanes could be a great flightseeing option through the deepest fjord in North America and longest in the world and unbelievable views!
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Most people arrive in Juneau via Alaska Airlines, which offers year-round daily jet service from Seattle to Juneau, Fairbanks and Anchorage. During summer months, Delta Airlines also provides service to Juneau. Once you're in Juneau, you can use one of the following regional or charter services for flights to Haines.
Alaska Marine Highway State Ferry has year-round service from the port of Bellingham, Washington to the Inside Passage of Southeast, Alaska.