You can get to the city center by bus or taxi from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. If you want to rent a car in order to get to the city center, you can follow two different ways both of which are very easy. The free airport shuttle service provided by some hotels is one of the easiest, comfortable and fast means of transportation.
There is also a taxi-stand in front of both terminals. The taxi fare in order to go to Anchorage city center costs between 17-22 dollars. The ride takes about 15 to 20 minutes under normal traffic conditions.
At Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, there is a Car Rental Center, which hosts 8 car rental companies. To get to the Car Rental Center, you can benefit from free shuttle services that depart every 15 minutes from the South Terminal. If you are in the North Terminal, you can ask for a shuttle service immediately using the toll-free telephone. You can go to the city center by driving through two different routes. You need to connect to L Street or O’Malley routes through Minnesota W Int. Airport road. Both routes lead you to the city center in no more than 16 minutes under normal conditions.
If you prefer public transport, you can reach the city center in half an hour from the airport by getting on the bus number 7. The ticket price is 2$. The bus departs every 30 minutes from 6 am to 11 pm every day.
Some of the hotels and motels in Anchorage offer free airport shuttle service for their guests. In order to benefit from this shuttle service provided through luxury minivans, you should make your reservations by contacting with your hotel or motel in advance.