Do you dream of experiencing the Northern Lights and Alaska’s Winter Wonderland ? We invite you to explore our Northern Lights winter rail tour packages from Anchorage and Fairbanks featuring Alaska’s most scenic railway. Travel on board the Alaska Railroad winter train - a trip through Alaska’s backcountry that allows for views of pristine terrain with no roads. Boreal forest and open tundra blanketed with freshly fallen snow, ice-encrusted rivers and mountain peaks dressed in winter white are truly sights to behold. One of the trip highlights is the breathtaking view of towering Mt. Denali and the frequent sighting of a moose, eagle and the occasional lynx. Journey north far into the Arctic Circle, seeking out the magical Northern Lights, and soak in the outdoor hot springs pool at Chena Hot Springs Resort. The Northern Lights are nature’s most mysterious phenomena and take centre stage in these winter getaways. Enjoy unique cultural experiences and fun winter snow activities on the side.

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From Anchorage Northern Lights Railroad Tours starting in Anchorage

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NLRA01 - Fairbanks Northern Lights Adventure - Alaska Railroad from Anchorage

05 Days
Anchorage
Fairbanks
Catch the Alaska Winter Train to visit the exciting destinations Anchorage and Fairbanks. Combine spectacular scenery with northern lights viewing and winter activities like skiing, dog sledding and snowmobiling. Join the nightly excursion to an aurora viewing lodge and to Chena Hot Springs Resort.

 

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NLRA02 - Fairbanks & Arctic Circle - Alaska Railroad from Anchorage

05 Days
Anchorage
Fairbanks
“All aboard the Alaska Railroad” - board in the morning the Aurora Winter Train in Anchorage, setting off north towards Fairbanks. Enjoy the view from the train window to the highest mountain in North America, dive into the hot springs at Chena and experience a northern lights tour to the Arctic Circle. 

 

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NLRA03 - Chena Aurora Magic - Alaska Railroad from Anchorage

05 Days
Anchorage
Fairbanks
This aurora viewing and railroad package takes visitors from Anchorage to Fairbanks aboard the famous Alaska Railroad and then on to Chena Hot Springs Resort, the most developed year round hot springs resort in Alaska. View the aurora dancing on the night sky.

 

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NLRA04 - Arctic Circle Aurora Trip - Alaska Railroad from Anchorage

06 Days
Anchorage
Fairbanks
Join our Arctic Circle & railroad combo tour and experience the famous northern arctic region. Board the Alaska winter train in Anchorage and enjoy the winter wonderland of Alaska’s backcountry. Enjoy a fantastic tour above the Arctic Circle and view the Northern Lights in this remote arctic region.

 

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NLRA05 - Highlights of Bettles Lodge - Alaska Railroad from Anchorage

06 Days
Anchorage
Fairbanks
Spectacular landscape sceneries characterise this train journey from Anchorage. Spectacular panoramic views of mountains, valleys and wild gorges open up again and again. Bettles Lodge is undoubtedly one of the best places in the Alaska to enjoy this unique experience. 

 

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NLRA06 - Best of Northern Lights - Alaska Railroad from Anchorage

08 Days
Anchorage
Fairbanks
The Northern Lights have fascinated onlookers for centuries. Embued with a magical aura, these mesmerizing arrays of dancing colors and shapes are featured in many ancient myths. Join our Alaska Railroad and Bettles Lodge & Chena aurora viewing tour to experience this majestic natural phenomenon.

 

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NLRA07 - Arctic Circle Explorer - Alaska Railroad from Anchorage

08 Days
Anchorage
Fairbanks
Discover the beauty of the Alaskan winters in the warmth of the train car with this ticket of the Alaska Railroad. Then embark on one of the greatest northern lights journey of your life as you visit two popular aurora destinations in Alaska - Coldfoot, located above the Arctic Circle and Chena Hot Springs Resort.

 

From Fairbanks Northern Lights Railroad Tours starting in Fairbanks

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NLRF01 - Fairbanks Aurora Explorer - Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks

06 Days
Fairbanks
Anchorage
Fairbanks is the place to experience the midnight sun, polar night and the fantastical Northern Lights as they illuminate the skies with cascades of colour. Fairbanks is also the place to go dog sledding and cross-country skiing alongside lakes. Highlights is the scenic ride aboard the Alaska Railroad. 

 

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NLRF02 - Magic Alaska in Winter - Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks

06 Days
Fairbanks
Anchorage
A saver combo filled with awesomeness, this tour takes you on a breathtaking hunt for the ephemeral Northern Lights, a visit to Chena Hot Springs Resort, a guided van tour to the Arctic Circle and a scenic ride across Alaska's magic winter wonderland to Anchorage. 

 

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NLRF03 - Chena Winter Holidays - Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks

06 Days
Fairbanks
Anchorage
Go hunting for the Aurora Borealis in Alaska ! Spend two nights at Chena Hot Springs Resort, a perfect place to relax in the soothing Chena Hot Springs and view the aurora dancing on the night sky. Then it is "All aboard", the motto for fans of the Alaska Railroad, enjoying a scenic ride to Fairbanks. 

 

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NLRF04 - Bettles Lodge Winter Adventure - Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks

06 Days
Fairbanks
Anchorage
Whether you call them Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis, these dancing ribbons are truly a magical sight. Bettles Lodge is ideally located 35 miles north of the arctic circle and has the most clear weather days. Feast your eyes on the spectacular winter wonderland while enjoying a mesmerising train ride.

 

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NLRF05 - Alaska Northern Lights Safari - Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks

08 Days
Fairbanks
Anchorage
Experience Alaskas Winter Magic ! A perfect aurora viewing winter package to get you up close and personal with Alaska, this tour takes you on safari to Denali National Park, the Arctic Circle and Chena Hot Springs Resort. Combined with the exciting train journey from Fairbanks to Anchorage.

 

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NLRF06 - Alaska in a Nutshell Tour - Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks

09 Days
Fairbanks
Anchorage
Witness the best natural spectacle - the infinite magic of the northern lights during this tour to Bettles Lodge & Chena Hot Springs Resort ! Then discover Alaska's winter beauty from Fairbanks to Anchorage on rails and enjoy a delectable meal onboard.