There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Berkeley by plane, subway, train, bus 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 Oakland  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Oakland (OAK) SEA - OAK

$102 - $275

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Sacramento, Ca 1431
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca 8309 / ...

$91 - $223

4 alternative options

Fly to San Francisco, BART  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Francisco (SFO) SEA - SFO
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Downtown Berkeley

$102 - $268

Fly to San Jose, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Jose (SJC) SEA - SJC
  2. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Berkeley Amtrak

$114 - $296

Train  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak Coast Starlight

$120 - $350

Drive  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Berkeley 804.5 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Berkeley is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Berkeley is to fly which costs $100 - $280 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Berkeley is 677 miles. The road distance is 804.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Seattle to Berkeley, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak station and arriving at Emeryville Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Berkeley, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Seattle to Berkeley hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Berkeley via Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, and 19th St. Oakland in around 20 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to Downtown Berkeley
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Berkeley Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Emeryville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
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
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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