Directions from Seattle to Salem

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Recommended option

Bus Boltbus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Seattle-Portland / ...
  2. 1431 / ...

$26 - $63

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. 1431 / ...

$46 - $78

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Amtrak Cascades / ...

$45 - $110

Bus via Seattle, Wa  •  4 h 58 min

  1. 1429
  2. 1431 / ...

$34 - $77

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. 1431 / ...

$26 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. 220.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Portland, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. SEA - PDX

$100 - $244

Fly to Eugene, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. SEA - EUG

$161 - $346

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Salem, OR, USA?

You can take a bus from Seattle to Salem via Portland, OR and Portland, Or in around 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Salem twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 49 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Seattle to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Seattle to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Portland Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Salem Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
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
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Salem, Or
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Salem, Or
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Eugene, Or to Salem, Or
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Oregon Intercity Transit
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Portland Amtrak Station to Salem Amtrak Station Bus Platform
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
oregon-point.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Salem is 301 km. The road distance is 353 km.

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Salem is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Seattle to Salem is to drive which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $21 - $35.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Salem Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Salem, Or. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Seattle to Salem, including transfers.