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

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Fly from New York JFK  •  8h 22m

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

$151 - $445

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Fly from Newark  •  8h 24m

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

$169 - $421

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  9h 32m

  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  •  9h 46m

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

$268 - $693

Bus  •  2 days 14h

  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 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 King Street Station Empire Builder

$399 - $1,218

Bus, train  •  4 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel Ny
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA

$481 - $863

Drive  •  45h 33m

  1. Drive from New York to Seattle 2907.8 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Seattle is to fly which costs $150 - $450 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Seattle is to fly which costs $150 - $450 and takes 8h 22m.

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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 14h.

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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 18h.

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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 14h and costs $380 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m 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 8h 22m and costs $150 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $380 - $600 and takes 2 days 14h, you could also train, which costs $390 - $1,300 and takes 2 days 18h.

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Map of how to get from New York to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2415.8 miles
  • Duration: 8h 22m

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

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two 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 14h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newark to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Newark to Seattle via Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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 Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
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
46h 10m
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 Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
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
15h
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
25h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
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
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Boltbus

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 13m.

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

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Seattle is 3h behind New York. It is currently 6:15 PM in New York and 3:15 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 45h 33m to drive from New York to Seattle.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 666+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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