There are 8 ways to get from Vancouver to Seattle by plane, subway, bus, train, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Vancouver to Seattle  •  2 h 49 min

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

$99 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

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

$13 - $50

6 alternative options

Fly Coal Harbour Spb to Seattle Lake Union SPB  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) to Seattle Lake Union SPB (LKE) CXH - LKE

$25 - $208

Subway to Bellingham, fly to Seattle  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the subway from Vancouver City Centre Station to Bridgeport Station
  2. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Seattle (SEA) BLI - SEA

$116 - $224

Train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$35 - $85

Bus via Everett, Wa  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa 1429 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Everett Station Bay C1 to 5th Ave & Marion St 512

$29 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Seattle 143.4 miles

$19 - $28

Shuttle  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre S1. Summer Schedule May 5 / ...

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Seattle is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Seattle is to fly which costs $30 - $280 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Seattle is 195 km. The road distance is 229.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Vancouver to Seattle, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at Seattle, Wa. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station Amtrak station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and Delta fly from Vancouver to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Vancouver to Seattle hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bellingham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
Kenmore Air
Website
kenmoreair.com
Flights from Coal Harbour Spb to Seattle Lake Union SPB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from Vancouver City Centre Station to Bridgeport Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
translink.ca
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
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
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Amtrak Thruway
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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
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Community Transit
Website
communitytransit.org
Bus from Everett Station Bay C1 to 5th Ave & Marion St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
communitytransit.org
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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