While there is no road access to Gustavus, you can find convenient air connections from Juneau, Skagway, or Haines via daily commuter air taxi services. Juneau is easily accessible from Seattle and Anchorage. During the peak summer period, Alaska Airlines operates daily 737-jet service from Juneau to Gustavus in the early evening. Alaska Marine Highway System provides ferry service to Gustavus year-round.
Glacier Bay Lodge is 10 miles from the Gustavus airport. Transfers are provided at no additional charge for guests of Glacier Bay Lodge and at an additional charge for Glacier Bay Day Tour only guests. Ask for details when making reservations.
Folks often ask us if they can fly in just for the day to take the Glacier Bay Day Tour. The answer is… Yes! There are flight options for one-day tours departing from Juneau, Skagway, or Haines. The full-day tour aboard a high-speed catamaran begins boarding at 7:15 am. The flights for the single day tour departs as early as 5:30 am. The boat returns to the Bartlett Cove dock at 3:45 pm each day, so you can be back at your starting point 12 hours after you left!