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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Albuquerque by plane, shuttle, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly to Albuquerque  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Albuquerque (ABQ) SEA - ABQ

$124 - $274

5 alternative options

Fly to Santa Fe, shuttle  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Santa Fe (SAF) SEA - SAF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport

$227 - $267

Bus  •  41h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver to Albuquerque, NM

$180 - $423

Bus, night bus  •  42h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the night bus from Denver, Co to Albuquerque, Nm

$180 - $478

Train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center Southwest Chief

$297 - $864

Drive  •  25h 11m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Albuquerque 1449.2 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Albuquerque is to fly which costs $120 - $280 and takes 5h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Albuquerque is to fly which costs $120 - $280 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Albuquerque. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Albuquerque, NM via Portland, Or and Denver. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Albuquerque. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Seattle and Albuquerque is 1190 miles. The road distance is 1449.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Albuquerque without a car is to bus which takes 41h 18m and costs $180 - $430.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Seattle to Albuquerque, including transfers.

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Seattle to Albuquerque bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle to Albuquerque train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Albuquerque is to fly which takes 5h 22m and costs $120 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $430 and takes 41h 18m, you could also train, which costs $290 - $900 and takes 2 days 4h.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Albuquerque.
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  • Distance: 1189.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Albuquerque, NM, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Albuquerque hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Albuquerque via Portland, OR, Portland, Or, Denver, Co, and Denver in around 41h 18m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Seattle to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Seattle to Santa Fe via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Seattle to Santa Fe via Ontario/San Bernardino, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Santa Fe via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Albuquerque via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Albuquerque via Portland
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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 Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
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 to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
Bus operators
Mountain View Shuttle
Website
mountainviewshuttle.com
Shuttle from Santa Fe, NM - Airport to Albuquerque, NM - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
mountainviewshuttle.com
Boltbus
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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Night bus from Denver, Co to Albuquerque, Nm
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Denver to Albuquerque, NM
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eplalimo.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Albuquerque Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Seattle to Albuquerque bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at Albuquerque, NM station.

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Albuquerque is 1h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 3:47 PM in Seattle and 4:47 PM in Albuquerque.

Seattle to Albuquerque train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Albuquerque is 1449 miles. It takes approximately 25h 11m to drive from Seattle to Albuquerque.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Albuquerque Airport.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Albuquerque. Prices start at $49 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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