• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Boise by plane, night bus, bus, train 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  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Boise (BOI) SEA - BOI

$84 - $234

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Seattle, Wa to Stanfield 6908
  2. Take the bus from Stanfield to Boise, Id 1318 / ...

$60 - $143

4 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR Seattle-Portland / ...
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id 1318 / ...

$60 - $158

Train, bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id 1318 / ...

$84 - $211

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle Amtrak to Spokane 736 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID 8827 / ...

$89 - $168

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Boise 509.3 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Boise is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 20 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Seattle to Boise is to fly which costs $80 - $240 and takes 3 h 38 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Boise. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Boise, Id via Stanfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

More details

The distance between Seattle and Boise is 407 miles. The road distance is 509.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Seattle to Boise without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 13 h 10 min and costs $60 - $150.

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Seattle to Boise, including transfers.

More details

Seattle to Boise bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

More details

The best way to get from Seattle to Boise is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs $80 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 14 h 35 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Boise Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

Search flights

Seattle to Boise bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boise, Id station.

More details

Map of how to get from Seattle to Boise.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 406.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Boise, ID, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Seattle to Boise hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Boise via Portland, OR and Portland, Or in around 14 h 35 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Boise
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Boise via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Boise via Spokane
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Boise
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Seattle, Wa to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Stanfield to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Portland, Or to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
Northwestern Trailways
Phone
+1 800-366-6975
Website
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Seattle Amtrak to Spokane
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Spokane to Boise
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
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 Seattle, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Boise, ID
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Boise is 1 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 1:16 AM in Seattle and 2:16 AM in Boise.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Boise is 509 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to drive from Seattle to Boise.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 116+ hotels available in Boise. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

More details

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

More details