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There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Bend by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Redmond  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Redmond (RDM) SEA - RDM

$115 - $270

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Albany Amtrak Seattle-Eugene
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Albany, OR to Bend, OR 8551

$45 - $92

6 alternative options

Fly to Eugene, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Eugene (EUG) SEA - EUG
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Eugene, OR to Bend, OR

$172 - $353

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Albany Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Albany, OR to Bend, OR 8551

$73 - $175

Train, bus via Eugene Amtrak Station Bus Platform  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Eugene Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eugene Amtrak Station Bus Platform to Hawthorne Station Bend Eugene to Bend

$93 - $190

Bus Greyhound USA, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Corvallis, Or 1429 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Corvallis, OR to Bend, OR 8551

$56 - $130

Train, bus  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chemult Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station HighDesert POINT

$85 - $204

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Bend 329.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Bend is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Bend is to fly which costs $110 - $270 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Bend. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Bend, OR via Albany, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Bend is 251 miles. The road distance is 329.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Bend without a car is to bus and Amtrak Thruway which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Seattle to Bend, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Bend is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $110 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs $40 - $95 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Redmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Seattle to Bend bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, arrive at Bend, OR station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Bend.
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  • Distance: 251.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Bend, OR, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Seattle to Bend every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Bend via Albany, OR in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Seattle to Redmond via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Seattle to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Seattle to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Redmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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 Albany Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Eugene Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chemult Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
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 Eugene, OR to Bend, OR
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Albany, OR to Bend, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Corvallis, OR to Bend, OR
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Boltbus
Pacific Crest Buslines Bend
Phone
+1 541-923-1732 / 541-344-6265
Website
pacificcrestbuslines.com
Bus from Eugene Amtrak Station Bus Platform to Hawthorne Station Bend
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcrestbuslines.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.

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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 Corvallis, Or
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Chemult Amtrak Station to Bend Hawthorne Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
oregon-point.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Bend is 330 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Seattle to Bend.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Redmond Airport.

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There are 1113+ hotels available in Bend. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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

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