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There are 6 ways to get from Buffalo to Seattle by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Buffalo  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Seattle (SEA) BUF - SEA

$194 - $706

5 alternative options

Thru-Bus to Toronto, fly  •  11 h

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Seattle (SEA) YYZ - SEA

$210 - $699

Train  •  2 days 10 h

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

$364 - $1,101

Bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  4. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

$287 - $766

Thru-Bus, train, bus  •  4 days 7 h

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA

$447 - $785

Drive  •  41 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Seattle 2649.9 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Seattle is to Thru-Bus and fly which costs $210 - $700 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Seattle is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY and arriving at Seattle, WA via Columbus, Oh, Denver, Co and Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

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The distance between Buffalo and Seattle is 2123 miles. The road distance is 2649.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Seattle without a car is to train which takes 2 days 10 h and costs $360 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Buffalo to Seattle, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Seattle bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Buffalo, NY station.

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Buffalo to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Seattle is to fly which takes 9 h 10 min and costs $190 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $360 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 10 h, you could also bus, which costs $280 - $800 and takes 2 days 23 h.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2122.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Seattle via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Seattle via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Seattle via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
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 Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Website
boltbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Seattle Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Buffalo to Seattle bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle is 3 h behind Buffalo. It is currently 6:12 AM in Buffalo and 3:12 AM in Seattle.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Seattle is 2650 miles. It takes approximately 41 h 23 min to drive from Buffalo to Seattle.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 712+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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