How far is Fairbanks, AK from Ketchikan, AK?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Fairbanks and Ketchikan is 853.47 miles (1373.52 km).

Flight distance from Fairbanks, AK to Ketchikan, AK is 853.47 miles. Estimated flight time is 03 hours 08 minutes.

It takes 02 hours 50 minutes to travel from Fairbanks to Ketchikan with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Fairbanks, Alaska to Ketchikan, Alaska is: 1558.76 miles (2508.58 km) by car.

Driving from Fairbanks to Ketchikan will take approximately 33 hours 43 minutes.

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#1 Fairbanks

City in Alaska, USA

Population 30696
GPS Coordinates 64°50'16"N 147°42'59"W
Latitude 64.8377800
Longitude -147.7163900
Altitude 136
Country United States
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#2 Ketchikan

City in Alaska, USA

Population 8187
GPS Coordinates 55°20'30"N 131°38'51"W
Latitude 55.3418000
Longitude -131.6475700
Altitude 8
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Fairbanks and Ketchikan

The distance between Fairbanks and Ketchikan is 2509 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 27 hours 52 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Fairbanks and Ketchikan. The current time is 20:10:59.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 51 hours 56 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 38 hours 58 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 31 hours 10 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 25 hours 58 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 22 hours 16 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 20 hours 47 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 19 hours 26 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 208.21 liters (55 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Fairbanks and Ketchikan.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Fairbanks to Ketchikan is $238.39 (diesel $253.9).

Alaska gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $4.33 $4.56 $4.76 $4.62
Total $238.39 $250.93 $262.04 $253.9

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in Alaska ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.334 (Diesel $4.616) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 21, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Fairbanks and Ketchikan (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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