There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Edmonton by plane, tram, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly from Seattle, tram  •  5 h 41 min

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

$160 - $381

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Bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
  3. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$117 - $242

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Shuttle to Abbotsford, fly  •  6 h 56 min

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

$129 - $315

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly  •  7 h 17 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

$160 - $536

Train  •  32 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton VIA Rail

$139 - $420

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 tram which costs $160 - $390 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Edmonton - Downtown Office via Coquitlam, BC, Eb 9 Av Sw @ 16 St Sw and Calgary Downtown Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 55 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 bus which takes 24 h 55 min and costs $110 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Seattle to Edmonton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Edmonton is to bus which takes 24 h 55 min and costs $110 - $250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $420 and takes 32 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Edmonton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 568.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Edmonton via Coquitlam, Bc, Coquitlam, BC, Calgary, AB, Eb 9 Av Sw @ 16 St Sw, Nb 1 St Sw@ 8 Av Sw, and Calgary Downtown Office in around 24 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver Pacific Central Station, Vancouver, and Edmonton in around 32 h 27 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Abbotsford to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
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
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Train operators
Edmonton Transit
Website
edmonton.ca
Tram from Century Park Station to Stadium Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
edmonton.ca
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$90 - $130
Economy
$170 - $230
Economy Plus
$230 - $320
Business
$240 - $340
Business Plus/Sleeper
$430 - $600
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 2 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
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 Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140

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Edmonton is 1 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 6:05 AM in Seattle and 7:05 AM in Edmonton.

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

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There are 193+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $63 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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