Directions from San Diego to Seattle

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Seattle (SEA) SAN - SEA

$99 - $396

3 alternative options

Bus  •  29 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Seattle, Wa 1420 / ...

$128 - $320

Train  •  37 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$203 - $624

Drive  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Seattle 1265 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from San Diego to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Seattle via Los Angeles, Ca in around 29 h 52 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Seattle via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Seattle via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Seattle via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280

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Questions & Answers

The distance between San Diego and Seattle is 1712 km. The road distance is 2024 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Seattle is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 21 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from San Diego to Seattle is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs $95 - $400.

No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Seattle. However, there are services departing from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak and arriving at Seattle King Street Station Amtrak via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 45 min.

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Seattle. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from San Diego to Seattle, including transfers.