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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle Greyhound to Wenatchee 736
  2. Take the bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & Water 21

$41 - $56

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Seattle, WA to Leavenworth, WA 8848
  2. Take the bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & Water 21

$29 - $61

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Wenatchee Columbia Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & Center 21

$38 - $86

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Lake Chelan 180 miles

$17 - $26

Fly, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Wenatchee (EAT) SEA - EAT
  2. Take the bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & Center

$120 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Lake Chelan is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Lake Chelan is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Lake Chelan is 108 miles. The road distance is 180 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Seattle to Lake Chelan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Lake Chelan. However, there are services departing from Seattle Greyhound and arriving at US 97A & Water via Columbia Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Lake Chelan, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Seattle to Lake Chelan via Wenatchee and Columbia Station in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Wenatchee
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Wenatchee Columbia Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once 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
Link Transit
Phone
+1 509-662-1155
Website
linktransit.com
Bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & Water
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
linktransit.com
Bus from Columbia Station to US 97A & Center
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
linktransit.com
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Leavenworth, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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