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There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Waterfront Station by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Amtrak Thruway  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC

$30 - $43

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Bus Boltbus  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC Seattle-Vancouver / ...

$16 - $49

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Train  •  4h 7m

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

$38 - $87

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Waterfront Station 142.8 miles

$18 - $28

Fly to Vancouver  •  2h 56m

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

$100 - $297

Fly to Bellingham, shuttle  •  5h 1m

  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

$118 - $227

Shuttle  •  3h 50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to Waterfront Station, Vancouver, BC N1 Northbound. Summer schedule May 5 / ...

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Waterfront Station is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 2h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Waterfront Station is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Waterfront Station. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA - Amtrak and arriving at Westbound W Hastings St @ Richards St via Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Seattle and Waterfront Station is 122 miles. The road distance is 142.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Waterfront Station without a car is to bus which takes 3h 42m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Seattle to Waterfront Station, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Waterfront Station is to bus which takes 3h 42m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 4h 7m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $300 and takes 2h 56m.

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

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Seattle to Waterfront Station bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Waterfront Station.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

Amtrak Thruway operates a bus from Seattle to Waterfront Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Waterfront Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58m
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
4h
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
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Boltbus
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Bellingham Airport, WA to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to Waterfront Station, Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Waterfront Station is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Seattle to Waterfront Station.

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

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There are 695+ hotels available in Waterfront Station. 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 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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