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There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Grand Forks by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus, drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Grand Forks

$80 - $231

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Bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC Seattle-Vancouver / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Grand Forks, BC 5010

$48 - $136

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Bus via Coquitlam, Bc  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Grand Forks, BC 5010

$54 - $129

Train, bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Grand Forks, BC 5010

$71 - $173

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Grand Forks 335.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Spokane, bus, drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Spokane (GEG) SEA - GEG
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Grand Forks

$103 - $336

Fly to Kelowna, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kelowna (YLW) SEA - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna to Grand Forks

$192 - $373

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Grand Forks is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Grand Forks is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Grand Forks. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Grand Forks, BC via Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Grand Forks is 204 miles. The road distance is 335.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Grand Forks without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to get from Seattle to Grand Forks, including transfers.

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

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

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Seattle to Grand Forks bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Grand Forks, BC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Grand Forks is 336 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from Seattle to Grand Forks.

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  • Distance: 204.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 18 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Grand Forks, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Seattle to Grand Forks via Coquitlam, Bc and Coquitlam, BC in around 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
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
Bus operators
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $85
Schedules at
gold-line.us
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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 4 hours
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 Grand Forks, BC
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $50
Online Fare
$45 - $70
Standard Fare
$55 - $85
Refundable
$65 - $95
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Grand Forks, BC
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $70
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$65 - $95
Boltbus
Silver City Stagelines
Phone
250-512-1385
Website
fritztravels.com
Bus from Kelowna to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
fritztravels.com

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Grand Forks. 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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