There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Whistler by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, Express Bus to Whistler  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop Vancouver to Whistler / ...

$54 - $138

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Bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC Seattle-Vancouver / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Whistler Village, BC 5078 / ...

$26 - $81

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Bus, Express Bus to Whistler  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop Vancouver to Whistler / ...

$41 - $104

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Whistler 219.6 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Seattle to Vancouver, Express Bus to Whistler  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$116 - $349

Fly Seattle Lake Union SPB to Coal Harbour Spb, Express Bus to Whistler  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Seattle Lake Union SPB (LKE) to Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) LKE - CXH
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$43 - $268

Fly Seattle to Bellingham, Express Bus to Whistler  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bellingham (BLI) SEA - BLI
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$136 - $284

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Whistler is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Whistler is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Whistler. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Whistler Gate Loop via Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave and Burrard Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Whistler is 177 miles. The road distance is 219.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Whistler without a car is to train and Express Bus to Whistler which takes 6 h 44 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Seattle to Whistler, including transfers.

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Seattle to Whistler bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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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 Whistler bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Whistler Village, BC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Whistler is 220 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Seattle to Whistler.

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  • Distance: 176.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Whistler via Vancouver, Bc, Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave, Westbound W Pender St @ Burrard St, and Burrard Station in around 7 h 22 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
Kenmore Air
Website
kenmoreair.com
Flights from Seattle Lake Union SPB to Coal Harbour Spb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$22 - $210
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
Epic Rides
Phone
604 349 1234
Email
Abeer@EpicRides.ca
Website
epicrides.ca
Bus from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
epicrides.ca
Pacific Coach
Website
pacificcoach.com
Bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Whistler Village - Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcoach.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 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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Whistler Village, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40

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

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There are 153+ hotels available in Whistler. Prices start at $102 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 $2 - $4.

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