There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Nashville by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Nashville (BNA) SEA - BNA

$170 - $301

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Nashville, Tn 1115 / ...

$317 - $926

Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  4. Take the bus from Frisco to St Louis, Mo
  5. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn

$268 - $693

Drive  •  38 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Nashville 2459.1 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Frisco and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Nashville is 1982 miles. The road distance is 2459.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Nashville without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 7 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Seattle to Nashville, including transfers.

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Seattle to Nashville bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Nashville is to fly which takes 6 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 13 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 15 min.

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

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Nashville is 2 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 12:26 PM in Seattle and 2:26 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Nashville is 2459 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 11 min to drive from Seattle to Nashville.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 1981.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and four other airlines fly from Seattle to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Nashville via Portland, OR, Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Frisco, and St Louis, Mo in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Nashville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Nashville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
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 Chicago Amtrak, Il to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Frisco to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Nashville Airport.

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