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There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Cardston by plane, taxi, car, shuttle, train or bus

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Fly to Lethbridge, taxi

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lethbridge (YQL)
  2. Take a taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston

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Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Seattle to West Glacier Amtrak
  2. Drive from West Glacier Amtrak to Cardston

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Fly to Kalispell, drive

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kalispell (FCA)
  2. Drive from West Glacier Amtrak to Cardston

Fly to Missoula, drive

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Missoula (MSO)
  2. Drive from Missoula to Cardston

Fly to Calgary, J&L Shuttle Service, taxi

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Calgary (YYC)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary, AB to Lethbridge, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Lethbridge, AB to Cardston

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Seattle to Spokane Station
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Airport to Nelson, BC - 601 Vernon Street
  3. Take the bus from Nelson, BC - 512 Railway Street to Pincher Creek, AB
  4. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Cardston

Drive

  1. Drive from Seattle to Cardston
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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • Unvaccinated Canadian citizens and residents are permitted to to enter Canada but must self-quarantine for 14 days
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cardston is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cardston is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cardston is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 28 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Cardston is to train and drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 16h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Cardston is to fly and taxi which costs $430 - $1,000 and takes 7h 13m.

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The distance between Seattle and Cardston is 689 km. The road distance is 1034.8 km.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Cardston without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 19h 33m and costs $280 - $370.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Seattle to Cardston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Lethbridge Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 48m and has one stopover.

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Cardston is 1h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 7:06 PM in Seattle and 8:06 PM in Cardston.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Cardston is 1035 km. It takes approximately 12h 19m to drive from Seattle to Cardston.

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Delta and WestJet offer flights from Seattle Airport to Lethbridge Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Cardston. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Cardston.
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  • Distance: 688.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 13m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Cardston, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Cardston. However, you can take the tram to SeaTac/Airport Station, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Lethbridge, then take the taxi to Cardston. Alternatively, you can take the tram to SeaTac/Airport Station, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Kalispell, take the walk to Glacier Park Int Airport, take the shuttle to Whitefish Amtrak Station, take the walk to Whitefish Amtrak Station, take the train to West Glacier Amtrak, then take the drive to Cardston.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Missoula
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Missoula via Portland
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Lethbridge via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle to West Glacier Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Premium
$360 - $500
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Bus operators
J&L Shuttle Service
Phone
1-877-217-5577
Website
jandlshuttle.com
Shuttle from Calgary, AB to Lethbridge, AB
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
jandlshuttle.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Seattle to Spokane Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $80
Adult Advance Purchase
$29 - $40
Kootenay Gateway Shuttle
Phone
+1 250 362 0080
Website
kootenaygateway.com
Bus from Spokane Airport to Nelson, BC - 601 Vernon Street
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
kootenaygateway.com
Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service
Phone
+1 778 382 7729
Email
info@mountainmanmikes.ca
Website
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Nelson, BC - 512 Railway Street to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Royal Taxi
Phone
+1 403 328 5333
Website
royaltaxiltd.ca
Fifth Avenue Cabs
Phone
+1 403 381 1111
Website
5avenuecabs.com
BWR Cabs
Phone
+1 403 327 7000
Website
bwrtaxi.com
A Plus Taxi
Phone
+1 403 317 7777
Website
aplustaxi.ca
94 Cabs
Phone
+1 403 942 5694
Website
94cabs.com
5th Avenue Cabs
Phone
+1 403 381 1111
Website
5avenuecabs.com

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