Flying is the only way to get to Nome. Alaska Airlines (tel. 800/252-7522; flies 90 minutes by jet direct from Anchorage or with a brief hop from Kotzebue. Prices are around $500 round-trip. Many visitors come on escorted tour packages sold by Alaska Airlines Vacations (tel. 866/500-5511;; a day-trip package costs around $575; staying overnight on the package costs around $665 per person, double occupancy.

All taxis operate according to a standard price schedule you can get from the visitor center. A ride to town from the airport is generally $5. There are three companies, including Louie's Cab (tel. 907/443-6000).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.