There are 9 ways to get from Seattle to Ainsworth by train, bus, car, plane, taxi 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.

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Train, bus, drive  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Arden "1" Stop Conoco
  3. Drive from Arden "1" Stop Conoco to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson

$166 - $329

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC Seattle-Vancouver / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Nelson, BC 5010

$123 - $241

7 alternative options

Bus via Coquitlam, Bc  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Nelson, BC 5010

$129 - $229

Train, bus  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Nelson, BC 5010

$146 - $278

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Ainsworth 461.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Seattle to Castlegar, taxi  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Castlegar (YCG) SEA - YCG
  2. Take a taxi from Castlegar to Ainsworth

$293 - $1,764

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Castlegar, taxi  •  6 h 58 min

  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 a taxi from Castlegar to Ainsworth

$313 - $709

Fly Seattle to Kalispell, drive  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kalispell (FCA) SEA - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Ainsworth

$148 - $1,459

Fly Seattle to Kelowna, bus  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kelowna (YLW) SEA - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna, BC to Nelson, BC

$226 - $459

Questions & Answers

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 17 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 10 min 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 4 h 21 min and has one stopover.

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

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., 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 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Ainsworth.
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  • Distance: 289.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Ainsworth via Coquitlam, Bc, Coquitlam, BC, and Nelson, BC in around 17 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Castlegar via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Castlegar
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Kalispell via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h
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
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
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Arden "1" Stop Conoco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Trail to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$10 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $26
Refundable
$21 - $35
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$70 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$70 - $110
Refundable
$75 - $120
Bus from Kelowna, BC to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$28 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$40 - $65
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Boltbus
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Castlegar to Ainsworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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