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Recommended option

Fly from Madison  •  8 h 14 min

  1. MSN - SEA

$166 - $268

Cheapest option

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. MKE - SEA

$165 - $599

4 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  8 h 47 min

  1. ORD - SEA

$172 - $364

Bus  •  43 h 53 min

  1. 933

$282 - $468

Bus, train  •  44 h 49 min

  1. 111
  2. Empire Builder

$264 - $767

Drive  •  30 h 10 min

  1. 1974.6 miles

$190 - $280

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Madison to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madison to Seattle via Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Missoula, MT, and Missoula, Mt in around 43 h 53 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madison to Seattle via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Madison to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portage Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$950 - $1,300
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Milwaukee, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Megabus
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madison and Seattle is 2602 km. The road distance is 3159 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madison to Seattle is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $370 and takes 8 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Madison to Seattle is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs $160 - $600.

No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI University and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Minneapolis, MN and Missoula, Mt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Madison to Seattle, including transfers.