There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Seattle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Seattle (SEA) BOS - SEA

$144 - $454

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Train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station Empire Builder

$406 - $1,239

Bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  4. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  5. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa

$407 - $811

Bus, train  •  4 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA

$383 - $1,395

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Boston to Seattle 3110.4 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Seattle, Wa via New York, Ny, Chicago, Il, Minneapolis, MN and Missoula, Mt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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The distance between Boston and Seattle is 2500 miles. The road distance is 3110.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Seattle without a car is to train which takes 2 days 20 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Boston to Seattle, including transfers.

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Boston to Seattle bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Boston to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Seattle is to fly which takes 8 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 20 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 23 h.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 6 h 13 min.

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Boston to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Seattle, Wa station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2500.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and five other airlines fly from Boston to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Seattle via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 20 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Boston to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Boston to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
46 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $190
Business
$140 - $200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$250 - $350
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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Seattle is 3 h behind Boston. It is currently 3:38 PM in Boston and 12:38 PM in Seattle.

Boston to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Seattle is 3110 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from Boston to Seattle.

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JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 687+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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