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There are 6 ways to get from Washington State University to Nelson by bus, car or plane

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

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Pullman to Spokane 732
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
  3. Drive from Colville, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson

Cheapest option

Fly to Kelowna, bus  •  12h 41m

  1. Fly from Pullman (PUW) to Kelowna (YLW) PUW - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna to Nelson

$445 - $1,499

4 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, drive via Kettle Falls  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Pullman to Spokane 732
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson

Bus, drive  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from WSU French Admin, Pullman, WA to Spokane Airport
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Washington State University to Nelson 226.7 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Spokane, bus, drive  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Pullman (PUW) to Spokane (GEG) PUW - GEG
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson

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The cheapest way to get from Washington State University to Nelson is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington State University to Nelson is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 8m.

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The distance between Washington State University and Nelson is 192 miles. The road distance is 226.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Washington State University to Nelson, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Pullman Airport to Kelowna Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington State University to Nelson is 227 miles. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Washington State University to Nelson.

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WestJet and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Pullman Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Nelson. Prices start at $103 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington State University to Pullman Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs $15 - $19.

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Map of how to get from Washington State University to Nelson.
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  • Distance: 192.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 10m

What companies run services between Washington State University, WA, USA and Nelson, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Washington State University to Nelson. However, you can take the walk to Pullman, take the bus to Spokane, take the walk to Spokane, WA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Colville, WA, take the drive to Trail, then take the bus to Nelson. Alternatively, you can take the walk to Pullman, take the bus to Spokane, take the walk to Spokane, WA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Kettle Falls, WA, take the drive to Trail, then take the bus to Nelson.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Pullman to Kelowna via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Pullman to Spokane via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pullman to Spokane via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Pullman to Kelowna via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Pullman, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Airport to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Silver City Stagelines
Website
fritztravels.com
Bus from Trail to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
Bus from Kelowna to Nelson
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
Wheatland Express
Phone
+1 509.334.2200
Email
info@wheatlandexpress.com
Website
wheatlandexpress.com
Bus from WSU French Admin, Pullman, WA to Spokane Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
wheatlandexpress.com

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