Whittier travel guide

Whittier Tourism | Whittier Guide

You're Going to Love Whittier

With a population of 220, Whittier is a must-see destination in Alaska, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Whittier to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Whittier

Whittier in April
Estimated hotel price
$223
1 night at 3-star hotel
Whittier in April
Estimated hotel price
$223
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Whittier in August, when the average temperature is 13 °C, and the highest can go up to 16 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is May, when it can get as cold as -18 °C, with an average temperature of -18 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 596 mm. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Whittier, with an average rainfall of 250 mm.

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How to Get to Whittier

Plane

Although Whittier doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Anchorage Airport (ANC), which is located 84 km from Whittier. The shortest flight to Whittier from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 27h 41m.

Plane

Although Whittier doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Anchorage Airport (ANC), which is located 84 km from Whittier. The shortest flight to Whittier from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 27h 41m.

Airports near Whittier

Airlines serving Whittier

Lufthansa
Good (4,664 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
SWISS
Good (942 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,540 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,615 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,584 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,962 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,467 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,861 reviews)
Finnair
Good (871 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (923 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,652 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (773 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (963 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (811 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (988 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (778 reviews)
Icelandair
Good (276 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Whittier

Hiring a car in Whittier

Expect to pay $1.70 per litre in Whittier (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.40 and $27.20. The most frequently booked car type in Whittier is Compact (Toyota Corolla or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium car hire (Chevrolet Impala or similar) is, on average, 75% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.70 per litre in Whittier (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.40 and $27.20. The most frequently booked car type in Whittier is Compact (Toyota Corolla or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Premium car hire (Chevrolet Impala or similar) is, on average, 75% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.