There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Bismarck by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bismarck (BIS) SEA - BIS

$233 - $617

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Bismarck, ND 938

$206 - $353

2 alternative options

Train, bus, night bus  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 942
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Bismarck, ND 938

$237 - $439

Drive  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Bismarck 1241.1 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Bismarck is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Bismarck is to fly which costs $230 - $650 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Bismarck is 1016 miles. The road distance is 1241.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Seattle to Bismarck, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Bismarck. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Bismarck, ND via Missoula, MT and Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Bismarck, ND, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Seattle to Bismarck hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Bismarck via Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, and Billings, MT in around 29 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Pasco, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Bismarck via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once 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
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 Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Bismarck, ND
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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