There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Redding by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Redding  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Redding (RDD) SEA - RDD

$135 - $656

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 50 min

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

$60 - $150

4 alternative options

Fly to Medford, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Medford (MFR) SEA - MFR
  2. Take the bus from Medford, Or to Redding, Ca

$125 - $325

Fly to Sacramento, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sacramento (SMF) SEA - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Redding Amtrak

$135 - $561

Train  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Redding Amtrak Coast Starlight

$90 - $270

Drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Redding 598.2 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Redding is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Redding is to fly which costs $130 - $700 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Redding, Ca. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station station and arriving at Redding Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 36 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Redding is 488 miles. The road distance is 598.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Redding without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 50 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Seattle to Redding, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Redding is to fly which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $130 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 14 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $270 and takes 16 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Redding.
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  • Distance: 487.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Redding every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Redding every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $60 - $150 and the journey takes 14 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Medford
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Medford via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Redding via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Redding via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Redding via Vancouver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Medford
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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 Sacramento Amtrak to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Redding Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
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 Medford, Or to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Redding, Ca
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150

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