There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Modesto by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to San Francisco, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Francisco (SFO) SEA - SFO
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca

$114 - $299

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Bus  •  21 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Modesto, Ca 1443 / ...

$80 - $210

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Fly to Oakland, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Oakland (OAK) SEA - OAK
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Modesto, Ca

$115 - $305

Fly to Sacramento, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sacramento (SMF) SEA - SMF
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Modesto, Ca

$117 - $514

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Fresno (FAT) SEA - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Modesto, Ca

$139 - $410

Fly to San Jose, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Jose (SJC) SEA - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Modesto, Ca

$115 - $327

Train, bus  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Modesto, Ca 1429 / ...

$130 - $356

Drive  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Modesto 834.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Modesto, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 35 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Modesto is 696 miles. The road distance is 834.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Modesto without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Seattle to Modesto, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 2 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Modesto is 835 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 12 min to drive from Seattle to Modesto.

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United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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Book your Seattle to Modesto bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Modesto.
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  • Distance: 696 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Modesto, CA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Modesto every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $80 - $210 and the journey takes 21 h 35 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Fresno
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Fresno via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Fresno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Fresno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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 Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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 Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210

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