Shuttle Service

Summer Shuttle Service

Admission ~ Hours ~ Location ~ Visitor Conduct

Look for our FREE, DAILY shuttle service to return in the summer of 2017, starting May 13, 2017 and ending September 20, 2017. This shuttle operates during summer months only.

View and download our June-August shuttle schedule (does not include September) (PDF)

Summer Shuttle Service Description:

  • Free, daily shuttle between the zoo and downtown Anchorage during summer months only.
  • Limited space, no reservations, first-come basis.
  • Passengers are picked up DOWNTOWN AT THE 4TH AVENUE AND F STREET LOCATION and taken to the Alaska Zoo.
  • The shuttle also drops passengers off at the same downtown location.
  • The shuttle makes round trips every hour between the zoo and downtown during open zoo hours (9am-9pm, note early closings on June 15 and August 12).
  • Shuttle patrons also have the option of paying an extra fee to take one of our daily Discovery Tours (summer only, May 22-September 4, 2017).

Travel to the zoo at other times of the year must be arranged in advance by you or the people you are traveling with. Options for your planning include taxi service, hotel shuttle or by regular car. No city bus service runs to the zoo. Check the People Mover bus schedule to see the location of the nearest stop.

Email if you have additional shuttle questions while planning your trip to the Alaska Zoo.