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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Squamish by bus, train, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC 8948
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Squamish, BC - Squamish Adventure Centre Vancouver

$44 - $66

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Bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC Seattle-Vancouver / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Squamish Adventure Centre Whistler Express / ...

$44 - $79

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Train, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Squamish, BC - Squamish Adventure Centre Vancouver

$53 - $107

Train, bus via Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Squamish Adventure Centre Whistler Express / ...

$67 - $116

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Squamish 183.4 miles

$24 - $35

Fly, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Squamish Adventure Centre

$129 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Squamish is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Squamish is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Squamish. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA - Amtrak and arriving at Squamish, BC - Squamish Adventure Centre via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Squamish is 150 miles. The road distance is 183.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Squamish without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Seattle to Squamish, including transfers.

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Seattle to Squamish bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, depart from Seattle, WA - Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Seattle to Squamish bus services, operated by BC Connector - Wilson's Group, arrive at Squamish, BC - Squamish Adventure Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Squamish is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Seattle to Squamish.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Squamish.
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  • Distance: 150.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Squamish, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Seattle to Squamish via Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station in around 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Squamish, BC - Squamish Adventure Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
bcconnector.ca
Boltbus
Pacific Coach
Website
pacificcoach.com
Bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Squamish Adventure Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pacificcoach.com

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WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and Delta offer flights from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Squamish. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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

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