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There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Grand Forks by bus, car, train, plane or shuttle

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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Bus, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Grand Forks

$56 - $158

7 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  12h 18m

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

$80 - $226

Bus, drive  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle Greyhound to Spokane 736
  2. Take the bus from Spokane STA Plaza, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Grand Forks

$91 - $168

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Grand Forks 335.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Seattle to Spokane, bus, drive  •  7h 14m

  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 - $335

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Trail, bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Trail (YZZ) YVR - YZZ
  3. Take the bus from Trail to Grand Forks

Fly Seattle to Kelowna, bus  •  8h 36m

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

$190 - $370

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Castlegar, bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Castlegar (YCG) YVR - YCG
  3. Take the bus from Castlegar to Grand Forks

$233 - $601

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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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It takes approximately 9h 43m to get from Seattle to Grand Forks, including transfers.

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

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

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

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There are 14+ hotels available in Grand Forks. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Grand Forks.
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  • Distance: 204.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 43m

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

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Grand Forks. However, you can take the bus to Spokane, Wa, take the walk to Spokane, WA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Kettle Falls, WA, then take the drive to Grand Forks. Alternatively, you can take the train to Spokane Amtrak Station, take the walk to Spokane, WA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Kettle Falls, WA, then take the drive to Grand Forks.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Spokane via Portland
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Castlegar
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Trail
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h
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
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.

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 Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane STA Plaza, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $85
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Silver City Stagelines
Website
fritztravels.com
Bus from Trail to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
Bus from Kelowna to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
Bus from Castlegar to Grand Forks
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
fritztravels.com

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