There are 5 ways to get from Seattle to Kelso by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Kelso-Longview Amtrak Amtrak Cascades / ...

$30 - $75

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Bus via Tacoma, Wa  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Cherry St to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E 590 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Kelso 1431 / ...

$18 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Kelso 1431 / ...

$18 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Kelso 127.3 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Portland (PDX) SEA - PDX
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Kelso

$100 - $245

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Kelso. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station station and arriving at Kelso-Longview Amtrak. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Kelso is 105 miles. The road distance is 127.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Kelso without a car is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs .

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The train from Seattle King Street Station to Kelso-Longview Amtrak takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Seattle to Kelso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Kelso is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Seattle to Kelso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kelso station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Kelso.
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  • Distance: 105.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Kelso, WA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Kelso 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Kelso every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Portland via Redmond
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
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 Kelso-Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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.

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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 Kelso
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Tacoma, Wa to Kelso
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Portland, Or to Kelso
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Cherry St to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org

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Seattle to Kelso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Kelso-Longview Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Kelso is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Seattle to Kelso.

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

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There are 14+ hotels available in Kelso. Prices start at $70 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 .

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