GoldStar Service

GoldStar Service

The Alaska Railroad’s premium GoldStar Service offers passengers an exceptional way to travel in the last frontier. These bi-level cars feature glass dome ceilings and an outdoor, upper-level viewing platform – the only of its kind in the world – ensuring incredible views of the wild landscapes along our tracks. Our knowledgeable local tour guides and attentive bartenders enhance the journey with excellent service. On the lower level, a full-service dining room serves freshly prepared meals.

2015 marks the 10th anniversary of GoldStar Service! To celebrate, we've introduced all-inclusive dining: your GoldStar ticket is now inclusive of meals, all soft beverages and two complimentary adult beverages.

GoldStar Service features:

•    Confirmed seat in the upper-level dome car
•    All-inclusive dining, soft beverages and two adult beverages per trip
•    Complimentary coffee, soda, or tea served at your seat
•    Exclusive upper-level viewing deck - the only of its kind in the world
•    Alaskan tour guide providing narration


Coastal Classic Train
Anchorage > Girdwood > Seward; daily mid-May through mid-September.

Denali Star Train
Anchorage > Wasilla > Talkeetna > Denali Park > Fairbanks; daily mid-May through mid-September. 

How to book GoldStar Service:

Rail only: visit our Rail Search and enter your desired route (must be served by the Coastal Classic or Denali Star Train). Upon viewing your rail search results, confirm your fare is set to GoldStar Service, and then proceed with online booking.

Rail packages: our local reservations agents are happy to assist you in booking excursions and accommodations along with your rail travel. Please call 800.544.0552 or email with your desired itinerary.

GoldStar Service

Our exclusive outdoor, upper-level viewing platforms allow GoldStar passengers great views and photos.

Our new all-inclusive service for GoldStar guests includes meals in the full-service dining room as well as two complimentary adult beverages

GoldStar Service includes meals, two complimentary adult beverages and incredible views from your rolling dining room.

Confirmations of online bookings are displayed and emailed following successful completion of booking payment. Didn't get yours? Please call us at 800.544.0552 or send an email and we'll get it to you promptly.

Call Reservations at 907.265.2494 or 800.544.0552 for information, to get a quote, or to book. Note that all package prices listed are approximate, are per person based on double occupancy, and subject to change without notice. Call for a quote.

NOTE: Trains are now cashless and purchases onboard must be paid by card.

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