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There are 11 ways to get from Seattle to Ainsworth by bus, car, train, plane 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

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson
  5. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St 76

Cheapest option

Bus via Seattle, WA  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kelowna to Nelson
  4. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St 76

$124 - $179

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Train, Amtrak Thruway, drive, bus  •  16h 41m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
  3. Drive from Colville, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson
  5. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St 76

Bus  •  19h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kelowna to Nelson
  4. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St 76

$138 - $173

Train, bus  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kelowna to Nelson
  4. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St 76

$147 - $216

Drive  •  8h 59m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Ainsworth 461.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Seattle to Castlegar, bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Castlegar (YCG) SEA - YCG
  2. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St

$166 - $1,609

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Castlegar, bus  •  9h 11m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Castlegar (YCG) YVR - YCG
  3. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St

$188 - $559

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Trail, bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Trail (YZZ) YVR - YZZ
  3. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson
  4. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St

Fly Seattle to Spokane, bus, drive  •  11h 41m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Spokane (GEG) SEA - GEG
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson
  5. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St

Fly Seattle to Kelowna, bus  •  13h 21m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kelowna (YLW) SEA - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna to Nelson
  3. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St

$191 - $374

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Ainsworth is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Ainsworth is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 8h 59m.

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The distance between Seattle and Ainsworth is 289 miles. The road distance is 461.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Ainsworth without a car is to bus which takes 19h 19m and costs $130 - $180.

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It takes approximately 14h 10m to get from Seattle to Ainsworth, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Castlegar Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 46m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Ainsworth is 461 miles. It takes approximately 8h 59m to drive from Seattle to Ainsworth.

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Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Seattle Airport to Castlegar Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Ainsworth. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Ainsworth.
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  • Distance: 289.3 miles
  • Duration: 14h 10m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Ainsworth, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Seattle to Ainsworth via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station, Kelowna Airport, Kelowna, Nelson, and Ward St at Baker St in around 19h 19m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Castlegar via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Castlegar
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Trail
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h
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.

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 Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $85
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Silver City Stagelines
Website
fritztravels.com
Bus from Trail to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
Bus from Kelowna to Nelson
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
BC Transit - West Kootenay Transit System
Phone
250-746-9899
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Ward St at Baker St to Highway 31 at Sutton St
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
BC Transit
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Boltbus
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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