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

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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Fly to Flint  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Flint (FNT) SEA - FNT

$223 - $894

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Fly to Detroit  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Detroit (DTW) SEA - DTW

$169 - $454

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Fly to Lansing  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lansing (LAN) SEA - LAN

$235 - $1,006

Fly to Grand Rapids  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Grand Rapids (GRR) SEA - GRR

$173 - $704

Train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Wolverine

$323 - $938

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN 702 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  5. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi

$346 - $633

Drive  •  37 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Detroit 2395.7 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Michigan. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Missoula, MT, Billings, MT, Minneapolis, Mn and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Michigan is 1833 miles. The road distance is 2395.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Michigan without a car is to train which takes 2 days 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Seattle to Michigan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Michigan is to fly which takes 7 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 3 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 4 h.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Flint Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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Seattle to Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Michigan is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 12:09 PM in Seattle and 3:09 PM in Michigan.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Michigan is 2396 miles. It takes approximately 37 h 6 min to drive from Seattle to Michigan.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Michigan.
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  • Distance: 1832.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Seattle to Flint hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, and Woodward @ Baltimore Sb in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Denver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Portland, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Seattle Airport to Flint Airport.

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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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