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There are 7 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Seattle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Seattle (SEA) DCA - SEA

$156 - $229

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Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Seattle (SEA) PHL - SEA

$130 - $416

5 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Seattle (SEA) BWI - SEA

$155 - $255

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Seattle (SEA) IAD - SEA

$143 - $315

Train  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle Empire Builder

$273 - $395

Bus  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Pittsburgh
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Denver
  3. Take the bus from Denver to Portland
  4. Take the bus from Portland OR to Seattle WA

$349 - $537

Drive  •  43h 48m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Seattle 2810.8 miles

$270 - $400

UNION STATION station to Seattle by train

The train journey time between UNION STATION station and Seattle is around 2 days 21h and covers a distance of around 2978 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 21h. Operated by Amtrak, the UNION STATION station to Seattle train service departs from Washington Union Station and arrives in Seattle. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2 days 21h
Fastest train time:
2 days 21h
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$273
Carbon emissions:
251 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:05
Last train departs at:
16:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Seattle train schedules

UNION STATION station → Seattle
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Seattle is to train and fly which costs $150 - $260 and takes 8h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from UNION STATION station to Seattle is to fly which takes 7h 42m and costs $150 - $230.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Seattle WA via Pittsburgh, Denver and Portland OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Seattle via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16h.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Seattle is 2337 miles. The road distance is 2810.8 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Seattle without a car is to train which takes 2 days 16h and costs $270 - $400.

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from UNION STATION station to Seattle, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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UNION STATION station to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Seattle is to fly which takes 7h 42m and costs $150 - $230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $270 - $400 and takes 2 days 16h, you could also bus, which costs $340 - $550 and takes 3 days 4h.

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  • Distance: 2336.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 42m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and five other airlines fly from UNION STATION station to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from UNION STATION station to Seattle via Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 16h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Flights from Reagan Washington to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Washington Dulles to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Washington Dulles to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Washington Dulles to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Seattle via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Baltimore to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
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 Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle
Ave. Duration
46h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $650
Business Seat
$450 - $650
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 Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh to Denver
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $200
Flexible
$200 - $290
Bus from Denver to Portland
Ave. Duration
31h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $180
Flexible
$190 - $270
PDX
Website
rnopdx.com
Bus from Portland OR to Seattle WA
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
rnopdx.com
60 Days in Advance
$49
Regular
$105 - $111

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 40m.

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UNION STATION station to Seattle bus services, operated by PDX, arrive at Seattle WA station.

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Seattle is 3h behind UNION STATION station. It is currently 1:30 PM in UNION STATION station and 10:30 AM in Seattle.

UNION STATION station to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Seattle is 2811 miles. It takes approximately 43h 48m to drive from UNION STATION station to Seattle.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Seattle Airport.

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