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There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to Seattle by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Seattle (SEA) STL - SEA

$144 - $376

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  3. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

$227 - $581

Train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station Empire Builder

$321 - $978

Drive  •  33 h 3 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Seattle 2155.4 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Seattle is to fly which costs $140 - $380 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Seattle is to fly which costs $140 - $380 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Seattle. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Seattle, WA via Denver, Co and Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Louis station to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from St. Louis Gateway Station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between St. Louis and Seattle is 1730 miles. The road distance is 2155.4 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Seattle without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 4 h and costs $220 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from St. Louis to Seattle, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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St. Louis to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Seattle is to fly which takes 6 h 39 min and costs $140 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 4 h, you could also train, which costs $320 - $1,000 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 1730.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from St. Louis to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Louis to Seattle via Denver, Co, Portland, Or, and Portland, OR in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
46 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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 St Louis, Mo to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 35 min.

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St. Louis to Seattle bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle is 2 h behind St. Louis. It is currently 7:11 PM in St. Louis and 5:11 PM in Seattle.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Seattle is 2155 miles. It takes approximately 33 h 3 min to drive from St. Louis to Seattle.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 712+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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