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Alaska Railroad Seward to Anchorage - GoldStar Dome Train

Alaska Railroad Seward to Anchorage - GoldStar Dome Train

Ride the rails in luxury and style with GoldStar Service! Relax and view the scenic beauty of a ride on the Alaska Railroad, the last full-service railroad in the United States. Sit back and enjoy the comfortable seating, large picture windows and on board hosts. The route between Seward and Anchorage is considered by many to be the most scenic in the state. After departing Seward you will ascend into the Kenai Mountains and pass Kenai Lake. The turquoise blue color of this 16-mile long lake is a result of sunlight striking suspended glacial silt in the water. Continuing on through some of Alaska's most pristine wilderness areas, you will see Grandview Pass, Bartlett Glacier and spectacular Spencer Glacier. Next you will descend and travel along the Turnagain Arm, a body of water featuring the world's second highest tides at over 30 feet. Beluga whales can often be seen following salmon on the incoming tide, and Dall sheep frequent rocky mountain sides. As you approach Anchorage you will pass through the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge. This area, also commonly known as Potter's Marsh, is a good place to spot migratory birds, water fowl and moose.

The GoldStar dome rail cars feature a confirmed seat in the upper level dome car, a special GoldStar pin, and a private upper level outdoor viewing deck - the only one of its kind in the world. GoldStar Service also features all-inclusive meals with priority seating in the lower level dining room, as well as two adult beverages per trip and unlimited soft beverages. Between Seward and Anchorage dinner (soup OR salad + entree + dessert + beverages + gratuity) is included.

Please note that Alaska Railroad offers two levels of service between Anchorage and Seward; Standard (also known as "Adventure Class") and GoldStar Dome. Many people prefer the standard class for its single level stability, generous seating and the ability to easily walk between different cars on the train. The GoldStar Dome is the top-of-the-line rail service featuring the newest rail cars, the largest picture windows and the finest dining options with all-inclusive meals. Alaska Tour & Travel is happy to offer our guests the choice of different levels of service. To find which level of rail service best suits your needs and budget, please click on the "Alaska Train Finder" link below.


You can click on the button below or the following link to add Train Seward to Anchorage Dome to your My Alaska trip planner where you can request a reservation or continue to browse for additional services. For reservations or additional information you can also call 800-208-0200 or contact us online.

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Rates and Operating Dates

Operating Dates Adult Child
5/11/19 (Sat) to 5/31/19 (Fri)$194.00$114.00
6/01/19 (Sat) to 8/31/19 (Sat)$218.00$128.00
9/01/19 (Sun) to 9/16/19 (Mon)$194.00$114.00
Rates do not include taxes or fees and are subject to change without notice.

Length: 4 hours, 15 minutes

Departure Information:

  • 6:00 PM depart Seward Depot, arrive Anchorage 10:15 PM


Below is our availability for this service (green = available, red = sold out, yellow = check with us). We update this once a day and it is subject to change without notice. Don't worry if your desired date is sold out, submit a request and we will work hard to get more space or find a suitable alternative. You can also check for additional services below and the Seward Transportation page for more options.

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Payment and Cancellation Policy

A deposit equal to 30% of services reserved is due at the time of booking, with the balance due 45 days prior to your first day of travel. The following change and cancellation fees apply. Between 45 to 31 days prior to your first day of travel a 10% cancel/change fee will apply. Between 30 to 15 days prior to your first day of travel a 50% cancel/change fee will apply. Within 14 days of travel, your package is non-refundable and non-changeable. Because we cannot make exceptions to our cancellation or change policies for any reason, including family and medical emergencies, we STRONGLY encourage you to purchase travel insurance.


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