There are 9 ways to get from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus via Hood River  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Portland, Or 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Hood River 1300 / ...

$85 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Portland, Or 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to Wa-Na-Pa Street and School Drive Columbia Gorge Express

$61 - $102

7 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Amtrak Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Amtrak to Bingen-White Salmon Amtrak Empire Builder

$114 - $213

Train, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Tukwila Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to Wa-Na-Pa Street and School Drive Columbia Gorge Express

$78 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge 202.6 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to Portland, bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Portland (PDX) SEA - PDX
  2. Take the bus from Gateway Transit Center to Wa-Na-Pa Street and School Drive

$118 - $256

Fly to Yakima, drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Yakima (YKM) SEA - YKM
  2. Drive from Yakima to Columbia River Gorge

$124 - $527

Fly to Redmond, bus, drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Redmond (RDM) SEA - RDM
  2. Take the bus from Redmond Airport to Union 76 Station, Welches
  3. Drive from Union 76 Station, Welches to Columbia River Gorge

$143 - $311

Fly to Pasco, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Pasco (PSC) SEA - PSC
  2. Take the train from Pasco Intermodal Station to Bingen-White Salmon Amtrak

$188 - $357

Questions & Answers

The distance between SeaTac and Columbia River Gorge is 124 miles. The road distance is 202.6 miles.

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The best way to get from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge, including transfers.

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The best way to get from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge is to bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Columbia River Gorge. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge.
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  • Distance: 123.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between SeaTac, WA, USA and Columbia River Gorge, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge via Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H, Tacoma, Wa, Portland, Or, and Hood River in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from SeaTac to Columbia River Gorge via Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A, Seattle King Street Station, Vancouver Amtrak, and Bingen-White Salmon Amtrak in around 7 h 6 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Portland via Redmond
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Yakima
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Seattle to Redmond via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Seattle to Pasco
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Seattle to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Pasco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Vancouver Amtrak to Bingen-White Salmon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Tukwila Amtrak to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Pasco Intermodal Station to Bingen-White Salmon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 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
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 Tacoma, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Portland, Or to Hood River
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Columbia Gorge Express
Phone
+1 888-246-6420
Email
info@ColumbiaGorgeExpress.com
Website
columbiagorgeexpress.com
Bus from Gateway Transit Center to Wa-Na-Pa Street and School Drive
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
columbiagorgeexpress.com
Central Oregon Breeze
Website
cobreeze.com
Bus from Redmond Airport to Union 76 Station, Welches
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
cobreeze.com
Economy
$30 - $40
Premium
$40 - $55
Walk On
$40 - $55

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