Girdwood travel guide

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You're Going to Love Girdwood

With a population of 2,250, Girdwood is a must-see destination in Alaska, United States.

When to visit Girdwood

Girdwood in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Girdwood in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Girdwood in July, when the average temperature is 14 °C, and the highest can go up to 19 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -11 °C, with an average temperature of -8 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 76 mm. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Girdwood, with an average rainfall of 18 mm.

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How to Get to Girdwood


Although Girdwood doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Anchorage Airport (ANC), which is located 32 miles from Girdwood. The shortest flight to Girdwood from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 43h 20m.

Airports near Girdwood

Airlines serving Girdwood

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British Airways
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (4,009 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Korean Air
Excellent (598 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (820 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
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Copa Airlines
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Qantas Airways
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Where to stay in Girdwood

Average rates range from around $409 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $326 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Girdwood

Hiring a car in Girdwood

Expect to pay $1.83 per litre in Girdwood (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.95 and $29.27.