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

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Fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Seattle (SEA) MSP - SEA

$134 - $347

3 alternative options

Bus  •  37 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa 1275

$268 - $427

Train  •  39 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak Empire Builder

$222 - $703

Drive  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Seattle 1668.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Seattle is to fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Seattle is to fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Seattle is 1399 miles. The road distance is 1668.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Minneapolis to Seattle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Missoula, Mt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 20 min.

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Sun Country Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Seattle Airport.

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Seattle is 2 h behind Minneapolis. It is currently 11:03 PM in Minneapolis and 9:03 PM in Seattle.

Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 1399.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Delta, Sun Country Airlines and five other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Seattle via Missoula, MT and Missoula, Mt in around 37 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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

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