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

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Fly  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Minneapolis (MSP) SEA - MSP

$135 - $346

3 alternative options

Train  •  37h 3m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder

$220 - $700

Bus  •  37h 51m

  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 / ...

$273 - $447

Drive  •  25h 57m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Saint Paul 1678.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Saint Paul is to fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Saint Paul is to fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Saint Paul. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at 5th St & Wabasha St / Cedar St via Missoula, MT, Billings, MT and 6th St & Hennepin Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station station and arriving at St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37h 3m.

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The distance between Seattle and Saint Paul is 1408 miles. The road distance is 1678.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Saint Paul without a car is to train which takes 37h 3m and costs $220 - $700.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Seattle to Saint Paul, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Saint Paul is to fly which takes 5h 28m and costs $130 - $350. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $220 - $700 and takes 37h 3m, you could also bus, which costs $270 - $450 and takes 37h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Saint Paul.
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  • Distance: 1408.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Saint Paul, MN, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and five other airlines fly from Seattle to Saint Paul hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Saint Paul twice daily. Tickets cost $220 - $700 and the journey takes 37h 3m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Seattle to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
37h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 9m.

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Seattle to Saint Paul bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Minneapolis, MN station.

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Saint Paul is 2h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 8:04 AM in Seattle and 10:04 AM in Saint Paul.

Seattle to Saint Paul train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Saint Paul is 1678 miles. It takes approximately 25h 57m to drive from Seattle to Saint Paul.

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Sun Country Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Seattle Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 260+ hotels available in Saint Paul. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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