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Destination(s) 🇺🇸 USA, Alaska
Distance 100 miles, 161 km
Duration 4 Hours
Operated by Alaska Marine Highway
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 592
Sailings Up to 5 times per week
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The ferry leaving the port of Whittier – Alaska Marine Highway ferry (C) Wikimedia Commons

Everything about Whittier-Cordova

  • The distance from harbor (Cordova) to harbor (Whittier) is about 100 Miles. (161 km)
  • The Alaska Marine Highway on this route sails 5 times per week.
  • This ferry is faster then Flying from Cordova towards Anchorage and then driving by bus or car towards Whittier.
  • Whittier is an extremely small village, known for being a village with only one building where the entire population lives in. In terms of relevance towards ferry travel: Make sure you be there in time as the tunnel towards the village is only open for 15 minutes every hour. So you have to either time it perfectly or either arrive in time.
  • The duration of this crossing is 4 Hours However keep in mind this can change based on the weather, season and different ships on the route.
  • Want to book this connection? Take a look at: Alaska Marine Highway
  • Whittier harbor address: 10 Harbor Loop Rd – Whittier – AK 99693 – USA,
  • Cordova harbor address: 809 Harris Ave – Bellingham – WA 98225 – USA,
  • Similar route: Whittier-Valdez

Pricing on the Whittier-Cordova ferry.

If you want to take the ferry to Whittier or the other way around from Cordova to Whittier the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to 72 dollars. This price however can change due to fuel surcharges and things like discounts based on age or what you want to bring along on the ferry.

On we really want to deliver the info that you seek. That's why we don't only list the from price but we also wanted to list the average price you can expect on your bill when travelling towards Whittier. This price is based on the average price for two persons. It's important to note however that when a car transfer is possible we added a car, so car ferries have a more serious average price! For Whittier-Cordova we calculated that an average price for two persons would be around $ 219.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Whittier and Cordova is currently operated by: Alaska Marine Highway.

How long does the Whittier-Cordova crossing take?

The travel time of the Whittier-Cordova ferry is around: 4 Hours. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Whittier-Cordova ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Whittier to Cordova (or the ferry from Cordova to Whittier) 5 times per week. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Whittier and Cordova?

The distance between Whittier and Cordova is approximately 100 miles or 161 km.

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