There are 9 ways to get from Ottawa to Seattle by plane, shuttle, bus, ferry, train or car

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Fly Ottawa to Seattle  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Seattle (SEA) YOW - SEA

$225 - $907

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Fly Ottawa to Vancouver, shuttle  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Vancouver (YVR) YOW - YVR
  2. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre

$243 - $763

Fly Ottawa to Abbotsford, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Abbotsford (YXX) YOW - YXX
  2. Take the bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle, WA

$265 - $842

Fly Ottawa to Victoria, ferry  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Victoria (YYJ) YOW - YYJ
  2. Take the ferry from Victoria Clipper Terminal to Seattle Clipper Terminal

$375 - $755

Train to Montreal, fly to Vancouver, shuttle  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Vancouver (YVR) YUL - YVR
  3. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre

$271 - $745

Train via Chicago Union Station  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station

$407 - $1,257

Bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  4. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  5. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa

$381 - $796

Train  •  4 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station

$371 - $1,330

Drive  •  46 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Seattle 2912.8 miles

$380 - $600

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Toronto, On, Chicago, Il, Minneapolis, MN and Missoula, Mt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Toronto and Vancouver Pacific Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 9 h.

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The distance between Ottawa and Seattle is 3523 km. The road distance is 4660.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Seattle without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 18 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to get from Ottawa to Seattle, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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Ottawa to Seattle train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Seattle is to fly which takes 10 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 14 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 18 h.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Seattle Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2201.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Seattle, WA, USA?

Air Canada, Delta and four other airlines fly from Ottawa to Seattle every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Seattle via Toronto, Windsor, Detroit Amtrak, and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Seattle via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $3,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $260
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
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 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Bellingham Cordata Station to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
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 Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
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
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
Ferry operators
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Victoria Clipper Terminal to Seattle Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
clippervacations.com

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Seattle is 3 h behind Ottawa. It is currently 4:21 AM in Ottawa and 1:21 AM in Seattle.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Seattle is 4660 km. It takes approximately 46 h 3 min to drive from Ottawa to Seattle.

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American Airlines, WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines offer flights from Ottawa 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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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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