There are 10 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston by plane, bus, shuttle, car or train

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 to Houston, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Houston (IAH) SEA - IAH
  2. Take the bus from George Bush Airport, Houston, TX to Galveston

$180 - $450

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Fly to Houston Hobby Apt, shuttle  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) SEA - HOU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Houston Hobby Airport, TX to Galveston, TX

$222 - $426

Fly to Beaumont/Port Arthur, drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Beaumont/Port Arthur (BPT) SEA - BPT
  2. Drive from Beaumont/Port Arthur to Galveston

$232 - $840

Fly to Lake Charles, drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lake Charles (LCH) SEA - LCH
  2. Drive from Lake Charles to Galveston

$219 - $779

Fly to College Station, bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to College Station (CLL) SEA - CLL
  2. Take the bus from Bryan, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX

Fly to Austin, bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Austin (AUS) SEA - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX

Bus, Amtrak Thruway via San Antonio  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Antonio
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX

Drive  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston 2511.8 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston. However, there are services departing from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 and arriving at Galveston, TX via Tacoma, Wa, Los Angeles, Ca, San Antonio, Tx and Houston, TX - Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Galveston is 1940 miles. The road distance is 2511.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 2 days 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston, including transfers.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tacoma, Wa station.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Houston Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 1 min.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Galveston, TX station.

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Galveston is 2 h ahead of Seattle Airport (SEA). It is currently 3:28 PM in Seattle Airport (SEA) and 5:28 PM in Galveston.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston is 2512 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 53 min to drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Houston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston.
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  • Distance: 1940.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Galveston, TX, USA?

You can take a bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Galveston via Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H, Tacoma, Wa, Los Angeles, Ca, San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx, and Houston, TX - Amtrak in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Beaumont/Port Arthur via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Beaumont/Port Arthur via San Francisco, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Lake Charles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Lake Charles via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to College Station via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Seattle to College Station via Phoenix, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Seattle to College Station via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Houston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Lake Charles via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Lake Charles via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to College Station via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to College Station via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to College Station via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Oakland
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Houston via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Austin via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to College Station via Portland, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Austin
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Galveston Limousine
Website
galvestonlimo.com
Bus from George Bush Airport, Houston, TX to Galveston
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
galvestonlimousineservice.com
Shuttle from Houston Hobby Airport, TX to Galveston, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
galvestonlimousineservice.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 Bryan, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tacoma, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$200 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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
Bus from Houston, TX - Amtrak to Galveston, TX
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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