There are 7 ways to get from Raleigh 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 Raleigh/Durham  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Seattle (SEA) RDU - SEA

$154 - $447

6 alternative options

Train to Charlotte, fly  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Seattle (SEA) CLT - SEA

$202 - $557

Train  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station

$423 - $1,295

Bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
  4. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Stanfield
  5. Take the bus from Stanfield to Seattle, Wa

$316 - $826

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station

$442 - $1,332

Bus, train  •  5 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA

$388 - $1,281

Drive  •  46 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Seattle 2928.3 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Seattle is to fly which costs $150 - $450 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Seattle is to fly which costs $150 - $450 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Seattle. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Raleigh, Nc, Atlanta, Ga, St Louis, Mo, Denver, Co and Stanfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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The distance between Raleigh and Seattle is 2376 miles. The road distance is 2928.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Seattle without a car is to train which takes 2 days 23 h and costs $420 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Raleigh to Seattle, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2375.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from Raleigh to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Raleigh to Seattle via Washington Union Station and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 23 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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 Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
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 Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Denver, Co to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from Stanfield to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC to Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
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