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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) by plane, bus, train or car

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 to Williams Lake  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Williams Lake (YWL) SEA - YWL

$310 - $700

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Kamloops
  3. Take the bus from Kamloops to Williams Lake, BC

$89 - $183

4 alternative options

Fly to Quesnel, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Quesnel (YQZ) SEA - YQZ
  2. Take the bus from Quesnel, BC to Williams Lake, BC

$218 - $455

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
  3. Take the bus from Kamloops to Williams Lake, BC

$95 - $185

Train, bus  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
  3. Take the bus from Kamloops to Williams Lake, BC

$103 - $225

Drive  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) 435.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) is to fly which costs $310 - $700 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Williams Lake Airport (YWL) is 330 miles. The road distance is 435.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 15 h 19 min and costs $95 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to fly from Seattle (SEA) to Williams Lake (YWL), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $310 - $700. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway and bus, which costs $95 - $190 and takes 15 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Williams Lake Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) is 435 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL).

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Air Canada, Delta, Central Mountain Air and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Williams Lake Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Williams Lake Airport (YWL). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL).
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  • Distance: 329.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Williams Lake Airport (YWL), Canada?

Air Canada, Central Mountain Air and three other airlines fly from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) via Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A, Seattle, WA - Amtrak, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Kamloops, and Williams Lake, BC in around 15 h 19 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Williams Lake via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Quesnel via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Seattle to Quesnel via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Quesnel via Portland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Seattle to Williams Lake via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Williams Lake via Portland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Seattle to Williams Lake via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Quesnel via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Seattle to Quesnel via Portland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Quesnel, BC to Williams Lake, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$28 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Kamloops to Williams Lake, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $60
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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