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

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Fly to Seattle  •  5h 24m

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

$42 - $170

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Fly to Everett, bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Denver (DEN) to Everett (PAE) DEN - PAE
  2. Take the bus from Everett Station Bay C1 to Stewart St & 9th Ave

$134 - $522

Bus  •  32h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Denver to Stanfield "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Stanfield to Seattle "Greyhound"

$145 - $205

Train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Denver to Sacramento California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to Seattle Coast Starlight

$210 - $293

Drive  •  20h 14m

  1. Drive from Denver to Seattle 1329.5 miles

$130 - $190

Denver to Seattle by bus

The bus journey time between Denver and Seattle is around 33h 39m and covers a distance of around 1438 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 33h 39m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Denver to Seattle bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Denver to Seattle is to fly which costs $40 - $170 and takes 5h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Denver to Seattle is to fly. Taking this option will cost $40 - $170 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denver to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Denver and arriving at Seattle via Stanfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Denver to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Denver and arriving at Seattle via Sacramento. 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 1329.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Denver to Seattle without a car is to bus which takes 32h 49m and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Denver to Seattle, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Denver to Seattle is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs $40 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 32h 49m, you could also train, which costs $210 - $300 and takes 2 days 4h.

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Map of how to get from Denver to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 1025.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Denver to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Denver to Seattle via Stanfield in around 32h 49m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Denver to Everett via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Denver to Everett
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Denver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $280
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 to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
31h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Premium
$370 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $380
Business Seat
$270 - $390
Train from Sacramento to Seattle
Ave. Duration
19h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$300 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Community Transit
Phone
(800) 562-1375
Email
riders@commtrans.org
Website
communitytransit.org
Bus from Everett Station Bay C1 to Stewart St & 9th Ave
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
More information at
communitytransit.org
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 to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
26h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $160
Flexible
$160 - $240
Bus from Stanfield to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85

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The quickest flight from Denver Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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

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Seattle is 1h behind Denver. It is currently 11:25 PM in Denver and 10:25 PM in Seattle.

Denver to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Seattle is 1329 miles. It takes approximately 20h 14m to drive from Denver to Seattle.

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

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There are 1055+ 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 $11.

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