There are 5 ways to get from Seattle to Vancouver by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades

$35 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$13 - $50

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Vancouver 141 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Vancouver  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR

$98 - $294

Fly to Bellingham, shuttle  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bellingham (BLI) SEA - BLI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bellingham Airport, WA to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond

$116 - $224

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Vancouver, Bc. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station station and arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Vancouver is 120 miles. The road distance is 141 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Vancouver without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs .

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The train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station takes 4 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Vancouver is to train which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Seattle to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Vancouver, Bc station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 119.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Vancouver twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Seattle to Vancouver every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Boltbus also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
55 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 1-800-872-7245
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
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 Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Boltbus
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Bellingham Airport, WA to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
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gotobus.com

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Seattle to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Vancouver is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Seattle to Vancouver.

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

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There are 593+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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