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

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Fly to Covington  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Covington (CVG) SEA - CVG

$175 - $406

Cheapest option

Fly to Indianapolis, bus  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Indianapolis (IND) SEA - IND
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati

$167 - $628

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Fly to Dayton, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Dayton (DAY) SEA - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$229 - $810

Fly to Lexington, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lexington (LEX) SEA - LEX
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh

$285 - $974

Fly to Columbus, night bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Columbus (CMH) SEA - CMH
  2. Take the night bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$241 - $469

Train, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to University of Cincinnati

$302 - $849

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati

$277 - $580

Drive  •  37 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Cincinnati 2408.3 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at University of Cincinnati via Portland, Or, Denver, CO and Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Cincinnati is 1977 miles. The road distance is 2408.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Cincinnati without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Seattle to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Cincinnati is to fly which takes 6 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 13 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 10 min.

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Seattle to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at University of Cincinnati station.

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Cincinnati is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 8:00 PM in Seattle and 11:00 PM in Cincinnati.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Cincinnati is 2408 miles. It takes approximately 37 h 14 min to drive from Seattle to Cincinnati.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Cincinnati.
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  • Distance: 1977.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Cincinnati hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Cincinnati via Portland, OR, Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Denver, CO, Indianapolis, IN, and Indianapolis, IN in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Columbus via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Columbus via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Columbus via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Columbus via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Night bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to University of Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to University of Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
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
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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Covington Airport.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Cincinnati. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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