There are 4 ways to get from Fresno to Seattle by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Seattle (SEA) FAT - SEA

$123 - $365

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Seattle, Wa 1420 / ...

$90 - $230

2 alternative options

Train  •  24 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Coast Starlight

$148 - $409

Drive  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fresno to Seattle 929.3 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno to Seattle is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno to Seattle is to fly which costs $120 - $370 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at Seattle, Wa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fresno to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Fresno Amtrak and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Sacramento Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 18 min.

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The distance between Fresno and Seattle is 766 miles. The road distance is 929.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno to Seattle without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 30 min and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Fresno to Seattle, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fresno to Seattle is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $120 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $230 and takes 22 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $410 and takes 24 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Fresno to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 765.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Fresno to Seattle every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fresno to Seattle hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $230 and the journey takes 22 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Seattle via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Seattle via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Fresno to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $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 Fresno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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 Fresno, Ca to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230

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