Princess Rail Tours (Anchorage - Talkeetna - Denali)

Step aboard Princess Rail, a double-decker car with 180-degree dome views, a dining area, and large open-air platforms. Princess offers a variety of packages—departures originating in Anchorage, and staying one or two nights at either Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, a Denali-area hotel—or both.

Stay Awhile - Multi-Day Packages

Independent travelers can enjoy all the views and amenities of Princess Rail by booking a seat, however most opt for a multi-day package featuring rail transportation, hotel accommodations and transfers between the rail depot and their hotel.

Denali Rail Tours

Packages range from 1 – 4 nights with overnight accommodations in Denali, near Talkeetna, or both. Tours depart from Anchorage but do not include hotel stays there.

Visit website for all itinerary options.

Onboard Experience

Plenty of Space for Enjoying the Views

People sitting on a train enjoying the views of outside.

All seats feature domed windows with a 180-degree view.

You’ll be moving through the Alaska countryside on large domed train cars. As you take in the 180-degree view, share the experience with your family, or meet new friends as you chug your way north from Anchorage. Listen to the interesting commentary provided by your onboard hosts. Then step outside to take in some Alaska fresh air. The large outdoor viewing platforms allow for many people to be outside at once and reduce crowding.

Cool Technology, Delicious Food

Check out the GPS system that maps your precise spot and offers historical facts about your current location. You'll travel past raging rivers, the towering peaks of the Alaska Range, the bridge spanning Hurricane Gulch, and endless forests.

When you get hungry, go downstairs to the dining room. Look out the five-foot picture windows as you sit down to delicious cuisine. Or settle in and get comfortable, there's also table side service.

What to Bring

  • Camera
  • Layered clothes
  • A sense of adventure

Getting There

Anchorage Rail Depot
411 W. 1st Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Anchorage Depot: The train depot is located at 411 West 1st Ave, easily accessible from downtown Anchorage.

Driving Directions

Prices & Dates

Season Mid-May to Mid-Sept
Rail Tour Packages Anchorage – Denali – Anchorage // $749 | Includes hotel in Denali
Anchorage – Talkeetna – Anchorage // $549 | Includes hotel near Talkeetna
Anchorage – Denali – Denali – Anchorage // $999 | Includes hotel in Denali
More Packages Available // See website for details.

Princess Rail Tours (Anchorage - Talkeetna - Denali)