Schedules

2017 Alaska Railroad Schedule

The Wilderness Express private dome rail cars are attached to the Alaska Railroad's Denali Star train, and consequently operate on the same schedule listed below. The Wilderness Express operating dates can fluctuate on the first and last few days of the season, you can check current availability here. The McKinley Explorer private dome rail cars operate on the separate schedule shown below. Contact us for schedule if your desired route or segment is not shown.

ARR Denali Star Northbound Train Schedule
May 17 - September 16, 2017
Departure Time Arrival Time
Anchorage 8:15 AM Talkeetna 11:05 AM
Talkeetna 11:20 AM Denali Park 3:40 PM
Denali Park 4:00 PM Fairbanks 8:00 PM
ARR Denali Star Southbound Train Schedule
May 18 - September 17, 2017
Departure Time Arrival Time
Fairbanks 8:15 AM Denali Park 12:10 PM
Denali Park 12:30 PM Talkeetna 4:40 PM
Talkeetna 4:55 PM Anchorage 8:00 PM
ARR Coastal Classic Train Schedule
May 13 - September 17, 2017
Departure Time Arrival Time
Anchorage 6:45 AM Seward 11:05 AM
Seward 6:00 PM Anchorage 10:15 PM
ARR Glacier Discovery Train Schedule
May 13, 17, 20, 27 - September 17, 2017
Departure Time Arrival Time
Anchorage 9:45 AM Whittier 12:05 PM
Whittier 6:45 PM Anchorage 9:15 PM
McKinley Explorer Northbound Train Schedule
May 14 - September 15, 2017
Departure Time Arrival Time
Anchorage 9:15 AM Talkeetna 12:15 PM
Talkeetna 12:35 PM Denali Park 4:40 PM
McKinley Explorer Southbound Train Schedule
May 14 - September 15, 2017
Departure Time Arrival Time
Denali Park 9:15 AM Talkeetna 1:40 PM
Talkeetna 1:55 PM Anchorage 5:00 PM