Distance from Detroit, MI to Anchorage, AK


3,891 mi


2 days 15 hours

Gas Cost

$258 - $501

Loading Detroit - Anchorage Route Map

There are 2,978.10 miles from Detroit to Anchorage in northwest direction and 3,890.79 miles (6,261.62 kilometers) by car, following the 97 route.

Detroit and Anchorage are 2 days 15 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Detroit, MI to Anchorage, AK. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Detroit, MI to Anchorage, AK.

Please note the time difference between Detroit, MI and Anchorage, AK is 4 hours. The current time in Detroit is 6:43 am and the current time in Anchorage is 2:43 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 180.13 gallons of gas to cover the route between Detroit, MI and Anchorage, AK.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Detroit to Anchorage is $417.90.

During the route, an average car will release 3,529.09 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Detroit, MI

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From $14


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Weather in Detroit, MI and Anchorage, AK

Detroit, MI

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 79°F on Tuesday.

Jun 29
Jun 30
Jul 1
Jul 2
Jul 3
Rain Rain Rain Rain Rain
84° 68° 80° 71° 81° 69° 82° 63° 80° 66°
50% Rain probability 85% Rain probability 50% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 34% Rain probability
14 223 degrees 10 228 degrees 7 250 degrees 7 276 degrees 2 4 degrees

Anchorage, AK

Light rain today through Monday, with temperatures rising to 66°F on Saturday.

Jun 28
Jun 29
Jun 30
Jul 1
Jul 2
Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain
63° 51° 58° 51° 65° 51° 66° 52° 60° 54°
24% Rain probability 93% Rain probability 21% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 60% Rain probability
6 127 degrees 4 73 degrees 4 94 degrees 2 151 degrees 4 178 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Detroit, MI and Anchorage, AK in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 2,978.10 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi
Driving distance 3,890.79 mi 4.83 km 2.61 nautical mi

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