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

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Fly from Columbus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Seattle (SEA) CMH - SEA

$225 - $429

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Bus to Covington, fly  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Seattle (SEA) CVG - SEA

$191 - $444

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station Empire Builder

$302 - $946

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Stanfield
  3. Take the bus from Stanfield to Seattle, Wa

$258 - $659

Drive  •  38 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Seattle 2475.9 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Seattle is to fly which costs $220 - $430 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Seattle is to fly which costs $220 - $430 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Denver, Co and Stanfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Columbus and Seattle is 2020 miles. The road distance is 2475.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Seattle without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $300 - $950.

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Columbus to Seattle, including transfers.

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Columbus to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Seattle is to fly which takes 8 h 25 min and costs $220 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $700 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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There is no direct flight from Columbus Airport to Seattle Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2020.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Columbus to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Seattle via Denver, Co and Stanfield in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Covington to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Covington to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Covington to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Covington to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Covington to Seattle via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Covington to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Covington to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Covington to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Columbus to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 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
Bus operators
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 Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from Denver, Co to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from Stanfield to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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Seattle is 3 h behind Columbus. It is currently 5:29 AM in Columbus and 2:29 AM in Seattle.

Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Seattle is 2476 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 13 min to drive from Columbus to Seattle.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to Seattle Airport.

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Book your Columbus to Seattle bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 679+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3 - $5.

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