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White Pass Summit Rail & Bus Excursion

Enjoy Skagway’s most scenic Alaskan experience!


Passport required


3.75 hOURS

7:30 a.m. & 12:30 P.M. | TRAIN FIRST

8:30 a.m. & 1:30 P.M. | BUS FIRST

Skagway’s most scenic Alaskan experience includes a relaxing 28 mile (1.75 hour) train excursion between Skagway and the top of the White Pass Summit and beyond to Fraser, British Columbia! This is by far the most extravagant display of spectacular panoramic beauty there is to offer in all of Skagway. 

City of Skagway

Skagway Train Depot

White Pass Train Skagway


Cruise Ship Docks

Welcome to Skagway

Bridal Veil Falls

William Moore Bridge

Train Nearing Summit

Train Tunnel

Train Descending Summit

Train Trussel

Train Descending White Pass

Train at Laughton

Pitchfork Falls with Train

Welcome to AK Sign


Summit Lake

Chilkoot Bus at Summit Lake


Early May at Fraser

Train Heading to Fraser

Start your amazing visit in Skagway by enjoying our most popular train and bus combination tour!  Travel on board the famous White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad into Canada on this train journey all the way to the Fraser Train Depot in British Columbia while you relax and enjoy the narrated commentary provided on board the train.

Upon arrival at the train depot in Fraser (Canadian Customs) passengers are transferred to a comfortable bus for their return to Skagway while our entertaining guides amuse them with captivating stories of local lore and the Klondike Gold Rush! With stops along the way there will be ample opportunities for photo enthusiasts to view and photograph cascading waterfalls, majestic mountains, massive glaciers, roaring rivers, historic sites and other breathtaking vistas! Complimentary drop off service is provided in town or at the cruise ship docks upon the conclusion of your tour.

This tour is operated in reverse order with a bus first departure.


Historical Train Information Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this Scenic Railway of the World was designated as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (along with the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty). The 3-foot wide Narrow Gauge Railroad climbs almost 3,000 feet in the first 20 miles with an average grade of 2.6%, and up to 3.9% in some locations. It also passes through 2 tunnels and travels over sky high trestles and bridges. Comfortable restored and replica passenger coaches are pulled by vintage diesel locomotives. Each heated passenger coach has large viewing windows and a restroom.

There are many points of interest along the way:

Skagway Scenic Overlook
White Pass Trail of ’98
Brackett Wagon Road
Pitchfork Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
William Moore Bridge & Overlook
“Welcome to Alaska” sign
Tormented Valley
Fraser, British Columbia
28 mile train journey over the famous White Pass Summit

This tour is NOT wheel chair accessible. We can accommodate small, collapsible walkers only. Baby strollers must meet measurement requirements listed in the FAQs. Smoking is prohibited on the train and tour vehicles.

*12:30PM departure is not available to ships that depart at 5:00PM or earlier.

*1:30PM departure not available to ships that depart at 6:00PM or earlier.

Since this excursion enters Canada all passengers must bring their passport.

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