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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Los Angeles to Seattle. Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Seattle usually takes around 27 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 27 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance960 mi (1545 km)
Shortest duration27h 30m
Cheapest price$185.85
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Los Angeles to Seattle

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Patrick

August 26, 2019- Vacation

Greyhound

Great service of the staff.

Great service of the staff.

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Seattle?

Typically $194.98 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Seattle. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$234$156$78MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Los Angeles to Seattle is expected to range from C$188 to C$220. If you are looking to travel to Seattle within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$188. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$188 and can be found on May 25, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$195$156$117$78$39JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in September. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$178 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Los Angeles to Seattle in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$187 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$260$208$156$104$523020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 10 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$43.75 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Seattle?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Los Angeles to Seattle. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound21d 3h 58m$200.71
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Los Angeles to Seattle every day, with the average journey taking around 27 hours and 58 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Seattle usually start from $186.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Seattle during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 27 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 1545 kilometers from Los Angeles to Seattle. However, the fastest bus only takes 27 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Seattle. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Seattle, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Los Angeles to Seattle. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Seattle; ticket prices start at $131.27.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Seattle

Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park. These offerings and more make Seattle one of the best vacation destination in Washington.

Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.

Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Los Angeles.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St

Where does the bus arrive in Seattle?

Arrival stations

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Seattle.

Bus stations in Seattle:

  • Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way

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