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There are 10 ways to get from Seattle to Kamloops by bus, train, car, 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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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC 8948
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops Vancouver - Kamloops

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Bus  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC Seattle-Vancouver / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC Vancouver

$65 - $119

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Train, bus BC Connector - Wilson's Group  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops Vancouver - Kamloops

Train, bus EBus Canada  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC Northbound

$66 - $133

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Kamloops 291.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Seattle to Kamloops  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kamloops (YKA) SEA - YKA

$173 - $704

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Kamloops  •  6 h 27 min

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

$145 - $543

Fly Seattle to Kelowna, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Kelowna (YLW) SEA - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna Airport to Kamloops, BC

$159 - $349

Fly Seattle to Vancouver, shuttle  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Visitor Info Centre

$221 - $417

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Kelowna, bus  •  8 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 Kelowna (YLW) YVR - YLW
  3. Take the bus from Kelowna Airport to Kamloops, BC

$141 - $388

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Kamloops is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Kamloops is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Kamloops. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA - Amtrak and arriving at Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Kamloops is 232 miles. The road distance is 291.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Kamloops without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Seattle to Kamloops, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Kamloops is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $750 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Kamloops Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 54 min and has one stopover.

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Seattle to Kamloops bus services, operated by BC Connector - Wilson's Group, arrive at Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Kamloops.
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  • Distance: 231.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Kamloops via Vancouver, BC and Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station in around 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Kamloops hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Kamloops via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Kamloops via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 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
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
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
bcconnector.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Bus from Kelowna Airport to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Boltbus
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
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
Tastefull Excursions Shuttle
Phone
250-312-0707
Email
shuttle@tastefullexcursions.ca
Website
tastefullexcursions.ca
Shuttle from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Visitor Info Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$123
Schedules at
tastefullexcursions.ca

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Kamloops is 291 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Seattle to Kamloops.

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WestJet, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Seattle Airport to Kamloops Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Kamloops. Prices start at $53 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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