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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Edmonton by plane, tram, shuttle, 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.

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Fly from Seattle, line 501 tram  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Edmonton (YEG) SEA - YEG
  2. Take the line 501 tram from Century Park Station to Central Station

$161 - $382

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Shuttle to Abbotsford, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
  2. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Edmonton (YEG) YXX - YEG

$133 - $316

4 alternative options

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Edmonton (YEG) YVR - YEG

$163 - $541

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
  3. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$217 - $347

Bus, train  •  31 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC Seattle-Vancouver / ...
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton VIA Rail

$156 - $302

Drive  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Edmonton 796 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Edmonton is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 15 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Edmonton is to fly and line 501 tram which costs $160 - $390 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA - Amtrak and arriving at Edmonton - Downtown Office via Vancouver, BC, Banff, AB and Calgary International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 45 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Edmonton is 568 miles. The road distance is 796 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Edmonton without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 21 h 45 min and costs $210 - $350.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Seattle to Edmonton, including transfers.

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Seattle to Edmonton bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, depart from Seattle, WA - Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Edmonton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Seattle to Edmonton bus services, operated by Red Arrow, arrive at Edmonton - Downtown Office station.

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Edmonton is 1 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 10:20 AM in Seattle and 11:20 AM in Edmonton.

Map of how to get from Seattle to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 568.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver, BC, Banff, AB, Banff, AB, and Calgary International Airport in around 21 h 45 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Abbotsford to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton via Victoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Abbotsford to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Edmonton Transit
Website
edmonton.ca
Tram from Century Park Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
edmonton.ca
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$110 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$170 - $240
Business
$240 - $340
Bus operators
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
airporter.com
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Boltbus

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Edmonton is 796 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 34 min to drive from Seattle to Edmonton.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc., WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Seattle Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $64 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 $2 - $4.

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