There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Seattle by plane, train, bus or car

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Virgin America and two other airlines fly from San Francisco to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Seattle via Sacramento, CA in around 20 h 45 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Seattle via Portland
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Virgin America
Website
virginamerica.com
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Avg. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Caltrain
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
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Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
22 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Sacramento, CA
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, CA to Seattle, WA
Avg. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Francisco to Seattle?

The distance between San Francisco and Seattle is 1093 km. The road distance is 1302 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Seattle?

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Seattle is to drive which costs $95 and takes 13 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from San Francisco to Seattle?

The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Seattle is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $120.

Is there a direct bus between San Francisco and Seattle?

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Seattle. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, CA and arriving at Seattle, WA via Sacramento, CA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from San Francisco to Seattle?

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from San Francisco to Seattle, including transfers.