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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Seattle by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2Rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Newark  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Seattle (SEA) EWR - SEA

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Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Seattle (SEA) PHL - SEA

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Fly from New York JFK  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Seattle (SEA) JFK - SEA

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Seattle (SEA) LGA - SEA

Fly from White Plains  •  12h 4m

  1. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Seattle (SEA) HPN - SEA

Bus, train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago Bus Station to Saint Paul Union Depot
  4. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Spokane
  5. Take the bus from Spokane Station to Seattle

Train  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle Empire Builder

Train, bus  •  4 days 19h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver to Seattle

Drive  •  45h 16m

  1. Drive from New York to Seattle 2904.4 miles

New York to Seattle by train

10 Weekly Trains
2 days 18h Average Duration
$130 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Seattle is to fly which costs $110 - $410 and takes 8h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Seattle is to fly which takes 8h 13m and costs $110 - $410.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Seattle. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Seattle via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18h.

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The distance between New York and Seattle is 2437 miles. The road distance is 2904.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Seattle without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 12h and costs $240 - $800.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from New York to Seattle, including transfers.

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New York to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Seattle is to fly which takes 8h 13m and costs $110 - $410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $900 and takes 2 days 18h.

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Seattle is 3h behind New York. It is currently 4:00 AM in New York and 1:00 AM in Seattle.

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

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Map of how to get from New York to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2436.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from New York to Seattle every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Seattle via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 18h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from White Plains to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from White Plains to Seattle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from White Plains to Seattle via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from White Plains to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from White Plains to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Seattle via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Seattle via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $380
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$14 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$45 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens
$95 - $350
First Class - Adult
$95 - $380
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $80
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$3 - $23
Child Coach - short notice
$13 - $24
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$13 - $45
Child Business Class - short notice
$15 - $50
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$19 - $30
Business Seat - advance purchase
$29 - $90
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $75
Coach Seat - short notice
$12 - $80
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Spokane
Ave. Duration
29h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$55 - $180
Child Coach - short notice
$85 - $160
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$80 - $260
Child Business Class - short notice
$85 - $260
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$120 - $340
Business Seat - advance purchase
$160 - $550
Business Seat - short notice
$170 - $550
Coach Seat - short notice
$150 - $400
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$40 - $120
Child Coach - short notice
$60 - $110
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$55 - $190
Child Business Class - short notice
$60 - $190
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$85 - $240
Business Seat - advance purchase
$110 - $370
Business Seat - short notice
$120 - $390
Coach Seat - short notice
$100 - $290
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle
Ave. Duration
46h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$90 - $260
Child Coach - short notice
$120 - $240
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$120 - $380
Child Business Class - short notice
$130 - $380
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$180 - $550
Business Seat - advance purchase
$240 - $750
Business Seat - short notice
$250 - $850
Coach Seat - short notice
$230 - $600
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$4 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$20 - $210
Business Class Seat
$70 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$95 - $130
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$95 - $120
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$75 - $95
Train from Toronto Union Station to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 days 1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$270 - $450
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$270 - $450
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$350 - $450
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$340 - $400
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$88 - $90
Schedules at
http://www.gotobus.com/cgi-bin/ivyu.cgi?gid=657605&d=jaguar-bus-inc-/
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Bus Station to Saint Paul Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Spokane Station to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $85
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$24 - $85
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html

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