There are 7 ways to get from SeaTac to Vancouver by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Vancouver  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR

$95 - $290

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$26 - $56

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Fly to Bellingham, shuttle  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bellingham (BLI) SEA - BLI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bellingham Airport, WA to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels

$116 - $225

Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC 8948

$30 - $48

Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades

$38 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from SeaTac to Vancouver 156.9 miles

$20 - $30

Shuttle  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels N1 Northbound. Summer schedule May 5 / ...

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from SeaTac to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from S 176th St & 34th Ave S and arriving at Vancouver, Bc via Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4 and Seattle, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between SeaTac and Vancouver is 133 miles. The road distance is 156.9 miles.

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The best way to get from SeaTac to Vancouver without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from SeaTac to Vancouver, including transfers.

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SeaTac to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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The best way to get from SeaTac to Vancouver is to fly which takes 1 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 5 h 1 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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SeaTac to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Vancouver, Bc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between SeaTac to Vancouver is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from SeaTac to Vancouver.

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WestJet, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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Map of how to get from SeaTac to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 133 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

What companies run services between SeaTac, WA, USA and Vancouver, Canada?

Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from SeaTac to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Thruway operates a bus from SeaTac to Vancouver 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
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 Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Bellingham Airport, WA to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
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gotobus.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Amtrak Thruway

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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
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 Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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