When ferrying to Valdez you'll depart from Whittier. Though it is possible to ferry to Valdez from Cordova this won't be the case for most people.
The ferry ride between Valdez and Whittier is approximately 6 hours.
You can purchase your ferry tickets online or in person at the Whittier and Valdez Terminals.
The ferry route between Valdez and Whittier runs along some of Alaska's most beautiful coastline and through an area rich in sea life.
Because of its relative shallowness many marine animals come to Prince William Sound to feed east summer and the sound supports many year round residents as well. Favorites to see on the ferry ride include humpback and minke whales, orcas, and Dall's porpoise.