How to travel from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA

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Travel Information from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA

distanceDistance678 miles (1093 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$99 - $230
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $99 (€88) • 23 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $230 (€206) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 678 miles (1093 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, Alaska Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA.

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There are 4 ways to travel to San Francisco, CA from Seattle, WA including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $99 (€88) compared to other travel options to San Francisco, CA:

Taking a train is about $29 (€26) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $128 (€115) for this route.

A train is $131 (€117) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA costing on average $230 (€206).

The quickest way to travel to San Francisco, CA from Seattle, WA is by flight, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 22 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 23 h 20 min   on average.

The distance from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA is approximately 678 miles (1093 km).

The average frequency per day from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA is:

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA:

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

    • You can go to San Francisco, CA from Seattle, WA by bus with Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $128 (€115) with Greyhound from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA with Alaska Airlines, and you can find Alaska Airlines Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA tickets for $230 (€206) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $99 (€88) with Amtrak from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Los Angeles, Paris or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Seattle, WA and San Francisco, CA itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between San Francisco, CA and any of these top destinations today!

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

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $128 (€115) one way for this journey.
    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $230 (€206) one way on average.
    • A train ticket costs $99 (€88) one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Seattle, WA to San Francisco, CA 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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