Q: How far is the train ride from whittier to talkeetna? How many hours?
A: You cannot take the train Whittier to Talkeetna in the same day. You would need to overnight in Anchorage. We do offer a motorcoach service that can get you from Whittier to Talkeetna in the same day. The bus will depart Whittier at 9:45am from the cruise ship dock, you will arrive in Anchorage at 12:00pm and have a layover until 3:00pm at the Anchorage Museum in downtown Anchorage. You arrive in Talkeetna at 5:30pm. The bus costs $120 per person and includes free admission into the Anchorage Museum.