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Alyeska Aerial Tram Alaska | Tickets, Length, Capacity, Location

Alyeska Aerial Tram


5 Things You Need To Know

Alyeska Aerial Tram Tickets

Here are the ticket prices for the Alyeska Aerial Tram in Girdwood, Alaska:

Adult (19 – 69): $48

Military/Youth: $38

Super Senior: $30

Child (5 & Under): $10

Choose a Tram package when booking a room or purchase tickets directly at the Ticket office.

These ticket options cater to a range of age groups and provide an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the scenic journey and get stunning Alyeska Aerial Tram Photos.

Ride Length

The duration of the ride on the Alyeska Aerial Tram can vary based on the season and how fast the tram is operating. 

Winter: Approximately 4 minutes

Summer: Approximately 7 minutes

Tram Capacity

Each of the two cars on the Alyeska Aerial Tram has a maximum capacity of 60 persons. This ensures that a substantial number of visitors can enjoy the tram ride together, making it a shared experience to admire the Alaskan scenery.

Getting There

To reach the Alyeska Aerial Tram, which is located at the Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska, you can follow these directions:

Distance from Anchorage: The distance from Anchorage to the Alyeska Resort is approximately 40 miles.

To reach Alyeska from Anchorage, take AK-1 South. After 37 miles, make a left turn onto Alyeska Hwy. Once in the town of Alyeska, stay left on Arlberg Ave.

The best and most convenient option for getting there is to rent a car and drive. This allows you the flexibility to travel at your own pace and explore the scenic Alaskan route on your way to the Alyeska Resort and the tram.

Tram in the Winter

During the winter season, the Alyeska Aerial Tram serves a special purpose in addition to offering scenic rides. It is used to swiftly transport skiers to the top of the mountain. The tram operates at a faster pace during this time, efficiently carrying skiers and snow enthusiasts to the mountain's peak, where they can access the ski slopes and enjoy the winter sports offerings at the Alyeska Resort.

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