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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Sun Valley by plane, bus, taxi, train or car

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Fly to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum (SUN) SEA - SUN

$105 - $479

5 alternative options

Fly to Boise, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Boise (BOI) SEA - BOI
  2. Take the bus from Boise, ID - Airport to Sun Valley Lodge

$138 - $303

Bus, taxi  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Spokane to Horseshoe Bend 732
  3. Take a taxi from Horseshoe Bend to Boise, ID - Airport
  4. Take the bus from Boise, ID - Airport to Sun Valley Lodge

$237 - $341

Train, bus, taxi  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Spokane to Horseshoe Bend 732
  3. Take a taxi from Horseshoe Bend to Boise, ID - Airport
  4. Take the bus from Boise, ID - Airport to Sun Valley Lodge

$261 - $409

Bus  •  22 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle Amtrak to Spokane 736
  2. Take the bus from Spokane to Horseshoe Bend 732
  3. Take the bus from Boise, ID - Airport to Sun Valley Lodge

$240 - $329

Drive  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Sun Valley 661 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Sun Valley is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Sun Valley is to fly which costs $100 - $480 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Sun Valley is 473 miles. The road distance is 661 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Sun Valley without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 19 h 55 min and costs $230 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Seattle to Sun Valley, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Sun Valley is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $100 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $330 and takes 22 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 47 min.

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Sun Valley is 1 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 11:29 PM in Seattle and 12:29 AM in Sun Valley.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Sun Valley is 661 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 39 min to drive from Seattle to Sun Valley.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Seattle Airport to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum Airport.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Sun Valley.
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  • Distance: 473 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Sun Valley, ID, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta fly from Seattle to Sun Valley 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Sun Valley via Spokane, Horseshoe Bend, Main Street Station, Boise Airport, and Boise, ID - Airport in around 22 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Boise
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Boise via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Seattle to Boise via Spokane
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Boise
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
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 Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Sun Valley Express
Website
secure.sunvalleyexpress.com
Bus from Boise, ID - Airport to Sun Valley Lodge
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
ctcbus.com
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 Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
Northwestern Trailways
Phone
+1 800-366-6975
Website
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Spokane to Horseshoe Bend
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Seattle Amtrak to Spokane
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
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 to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Horseshoe Bend to Boise, ID - Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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There are 276+ hotels available in Sun Valley. Prices start at $109 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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