There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver to SeaTac by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly from Vancouver  •  2 h 13 min

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

$95 - $290

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa 1429 / ...

$26 - $52

4 alternative options

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly  •  4 h 17 min

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

$114 - $220

Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak 8948

$29 - $46

Train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$38 - $87

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to SeaTac 153.3 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to SeaTac. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at International Blvd & S 170th St via 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way and Tukwila International Blvd Station - Bay 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and SeaTac is 209 km. The road distance is 245.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to SeaTac without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Vancouver to SeaTac, including transfers.

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Vancouver to SeaTac bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Vancouver, Bc station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to SeaTac is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 4 h 1 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 4 h 56 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to SeaTac is 245 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Vancouver to SeaTac.

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

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to SeaTac.
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  • Distance: 130.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to SeaTac hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Thruway operates a bus from Vancouver to SeaTac 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bellingham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
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
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
amtrak.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 Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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There are 611+ hotels available in SeaTac. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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