There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Santa Clara by plane, train, bus 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 San Jose  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Jose (SJC) SEA - SJC

$90 - $246

5 alternative options

Fly to San Francisco, Caltrain  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to San Francisco (SFO) SEA - SFO
  2. Take the Caltrain from Millbrae Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain

$101 - $266

Fly to Oakland, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Oakland (OAK) SEA - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak

$122 - $316

Bus  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca

$102 - $273

Train  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$130 - $394

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Santa Clara 843.7 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Santa Clara is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Santa Clara is to fly which costs $90 - $250 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Santa Clara is 713 miles. The road distance is 843.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Seattle to Santa Clara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Santa Clara. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Santa Clara Caltrain via San Jose Diridon Caltrain. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 25 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Santa Clara hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Santa Clara via Sacramento, Ca, Oakland, Ca, San Jose, Ca, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 21 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Seattle to Oakland
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Oakland via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to San Jose
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Millbrae Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Santa Clara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Oakland, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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