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There are 4 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Seattle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Seattle (SEA) PIT - SEA

$185 - $807

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station Empire Builder

$345 - $1,051

Bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  3. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

$279 - $715

Drive  •  40 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Seattle 2576.5 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Seattle is to drive which costs $250 - $370 and takes 40 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Seattle is to fly which costs $180 - $850 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Seattle, WA via Denver, Co and Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Seattle is 2145 miles. The road distance is 2576.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Seattle without a car is to train which takes 2 days 8 h and costs $340 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 22 min to get from Pittsburgh to Seattle, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Seattle is to fly which takes 7 h 22 min and costs $180 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $340 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 8 h, you could also bus, which costs $270 - $750 and takes 2 days 20 h.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2145.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 22 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Seattle via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $2,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
33 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$260 - $340
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 10 min.

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Pittsburgh to Seattle bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle is 3 h behind Pittsburgh. It is currently 11:23 AM in Pittsburgh and 8:23 AM in Seattle.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Seattle is 2577 miles. It takes approximately 40 h 2 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Seattle.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 713+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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