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from Chicago to Seattle, WA

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Travel Information to Seattle, WA from Chicago

distanceDistance1729 miles (2788 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$89 - $255
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $89 (€75) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€75) • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlaska Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 1729 miles (2788 km) to Seattle, WA from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $89 (€75). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alaska Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Seattle, WA.

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FAQs

How do I go from Chicago to Seattle, WA?

You can travel between Chicago and Seattle, WA 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Chicago to Seattle, WA?

The cheapest way to travel to Seattle, WA from Chicago is by taking a flight with an average price of $89 (€75).

This is compared to other travel options to Seattle, WA:

A flight is $166 (€139) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Chicago to Seattle, WA costing on average $255 (€214).

Taking a flight is about $71 (€60) less than taking a train, which costs on average $160 (€134) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Chicago to Seattle, WA?

The fastest way from Chicago to Seattle, WA is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Seattle, WA that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 72 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 46 h 10 min.

What is the distance from Chicago to Seattle, WA?

The distance from Chicago to Seattle, WA is approximately 1729 miles (2788 km).

How many services a day are there to Seattle, WA from Chicago?

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Seattle, WA is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Seattle, WA from Chicago as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Chicago? Where do I arrive in Seattle, WA?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago to Seattle, WA:

    Which travel companies can take me from Chicago to Seattle, WA?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago to Seattle, WA:

    • You can take a flight from Chicago to Seattle, WA with Alaska Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $89 (€75) with Alaska Airlines from Chicago to Seattle, WA.
    • You can go to Seattle, WA from Chicago by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $255 (€214) with Greyhound from Chicago to Seattle, WA on Omio.
    • You can travel by train from Chicago to Seattle, WA with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Chicago to Seattle, WA tickets for $160 (€134) on Omio.

    Where should I go next after I travel from Chicago to Seattle, WA?

    Your trip from Chicago to Seattle, WA doesn't have to end in Seattle, WA. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vancouver, London or Paris. If you’d like to add Vancouver, London or Paris to your Chicago to Seattle, WA tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Seattle, WA today!

    How far in advance should I book my Chicago to Seattle, WA one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Chicago to Seattle, WA, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $89 (€75) one way.
    • A bus ticket is costing on average $255 (€214) one way for this route.
    • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $160 (€134) one way.

    But we recommend booking Chicago to Seattle, WA tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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