There are 6 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) by plane, train, bus, car, tram or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Seattle to Vancouver  •  47 min

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

$95 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

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

$29 - $59

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$38 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) 153.9 miles

$20 - $30

Tram to Seattle Lake Union SPB, fly to Kenmore/Lake Washington, fly to Nanaimo / Departure Bay, line 20 bus to Nanaimo, fly to South Vancouver  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A
  2. Fly from Seattle Lake Union SPB (LKE) to Kenmore (KEH) LKE - KEH
  3. Take the plane from Kenmore/Lake Washington to Nanaimo / Departure Bay
  4. Take the line 20 bus from Departure Bay Ferry to Prideaux Street Exchange Bay F
  5. Take the plane from Nanaimo to South Vancouver

$569 - $735

Shuttle  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond N1 Northbound. Summer schedule May 5 / ...

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 47 min.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Vancouver Airport (YVR) is 128 miles. The road distance is 153.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 47 min to fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR), including transfers and time at the airport.

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What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and Delta fly from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Vancouver Airport (YVR) twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Kenmore Air
Website
kenmoreair.com
Flights from Seattle Lake Union SPB to Kenmore
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$15 - $180
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
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
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
BC Transit - RDN Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Departure Bay Ferry to Prideaux Street Exchange Bay F
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Kenmore Air
Phone
866.435.9524
Email
customerservice@kenmoreair.com
Website
kenmoreair.com
Plane from Kenmore/Lake Washington to Nanaimo / Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$479
Schedules at
kenmoreair.com
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Nanaimo to South Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
harbourair.com
Book at
harbourair.com

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