There are 8 ways to get from New York to Seattle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  8 h 1 min

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

$169 - $423

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Fly from New York JFK  •  8 h 17 min

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

$149 - $443

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Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  9 h 18 min

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

$247 - $814

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Seattle (SEA) BWI - SEA

$268 - $693

Bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  4. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa

$387 - $588

Train  •  2 days 18 h

  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 King Street Station Empire Builder

$399 - $1,218

Train, bus  •  4 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from New York to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa

$383 - $1,393

Drive  •  45 h 33 min

  1. Drive from New York to Seattle 2907.8 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Seattle. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Clark & Cermak, Chicago, Minneapolis, MN and Missoula, Mt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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

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The distance between New York and Seattle is 2416 miles. The road distance is 2907.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Seattle without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from New York to Seattle, including transfers.

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New York to Seattle bus services, operated by D&J Bus, depart from New York station.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Seattle is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 14 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 18 h.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 57 min.

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New York to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Seattle, Wa station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2415.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from New York to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Seattle via Chicago, IL, Clark & Cermak, Clark & Harrison, Chicago, Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Missoula, MT, and Missoula, Mt in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
46 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $250
Business
$180 - $260
Business Plus/Sleeper
$330 - $460
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Seattle is 3 h behind New York. It is currently 4:17 PM in New York and 1:17 PM in Seattle.

New York to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Seattle is 2908 miles. It takes approximately 45 h 33 min to drive from New York to Seattle.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Seattle Airport.

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