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

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Fly from San Jose  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Seattle (SEA) SJC - SEA

$93 - $251

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Mountain View Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Seattle (SEA) SFO - SEA

$102 - $269

Train to Oakland, fly  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Seattle (SEA) OAK - SEA

$125 - $321

Bus  •  22 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Seattle, Wa

$102 - $251

Train  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Seattle King Street Station Coast Starlight

$125 - $376

Drive  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Mountain View to Seattle 847.3 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Mountain View to Seattle. However, there are services departing from El Camino & Castro and arriving at Seattle, Wa via San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca and Sacramento, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mountain View to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Mountain View Caltrain and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via San Jose Diridon Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 55 min.

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The distance between Mountain View and Seattle is 710 miles. The road distance is 847.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Mountain View to Seattle without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Mountain View to Seattle, including transfers.

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Mountain View to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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Mountain View to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Jose Diridon Station.

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The best way to get from Mountain View to Seattle is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 22 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 24 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 1 min.

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Mountain View to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Seattle, Wa station.

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Map of how to get from Mountain View to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 710.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Mountain View to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mountain View to Seattle via Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and Sacramento, Ca in around 22 h 22 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Oakland to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Santa Clara Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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 San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mountain View to Seattle is 847 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 26 min to drive from Mountain View to Seattle.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 687+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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