Shuttle Service

Shuttle Service

Admission Rates ~ Hours ~ Location ~ Visitor Conduct and Rules

Our daily, free zoo shuttle between the Alaska Zoo and downtown Anchorage runs during summer season only.

Dates for 2016 Shuttle Service: Our shuttle will start making runs on May 15th, 2016 and will provide service DAILY through September 20th, 2016. We will have service between downtown Anchorage and the Alaska Zoo hourly on these dates, accomodating our 9am to 9pm extended summer zoo hours.

Contact Admissions staff at with shuttle questions.

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.
  • Shuttle patrons also have the option of paying an extra fee to take one of our daily Discovery Tours (summer only). Learn more about our summer Discovery Tours.

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.