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

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Fly Denver to Seattle  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Seattle (SEA) DEN - SEA

$71 - $443

5 alternative options

Fly Denver to Everett  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Everett (PAE) DEN - PAE

$140 - $575

Drive to Colorado Springs, fly to Seattle  •  7h 2m

  1. Drive from Denver to Colorado Springs
  2. Fly from Colorado Springs (COS) to Seattle (SEA) COS - SEA

$150 - $615

Bus  •  33h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or 1337
  2. Take the bus from Portland to Seattle FlixBus

$149 - $207

Train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Denver Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Seattle King Street Station Coast Starlight

$210 - $294

Drive  •  20h 20m

  1. Drive from Denver to Seattle 1339.3 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Seattle is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 20h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Denver to Seattle is to fly which costs $70 - $450 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Denver, Co and arriving at Seattle via Portland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Denver station to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Denver Union Station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Sacramento Valley Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Denver and Seattle is 1026 miles. The road distance is 1339.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Seattle without a car is to bus which takes 33h 56m and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Denver to Seattle, including transfers.

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Denver to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Denver, Co station.

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Denver to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Denver Union Station.

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What companies run services between Denver, CO, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Denver to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Seattle via Portland, Or and Portland in around 33h 56m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Denver to Everett
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Denver to Everett via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Colorado Springs to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
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 Denver Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
31h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Premium
$370 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $380
Business Seat
$270 - $390
Train from Sacramento Valley Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
19h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$300 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $260
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 Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $200
Flexible
$200 - $290
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Portland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The best way to get from Denver to Seattle is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs $70 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 33h 56m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $300 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 52m.

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Denver to Seattle bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Seattle station.

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Seattle is 1h behind Denver. It is currently 5:22 AM in Denver and 4:22 AM in Seattle.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Seattle is 1339 miles. It takes approximately 20h 20m to drive from Denver to Seattle.

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Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Denver Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 736+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denver to Denver Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs $9.

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