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Richmond - Seattle Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity coaches per day from Richmond to Seattle. Traveling by coach from Richmond to Seattle usually takes around 3 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Thruway coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance114 mi (183 km)
Shortest duration3h 10m
Cheapest price£10.97
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Richmond to Seattle

(Based on 15 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Valeria

6 January 2022- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: It was on time and the bus driver was Friendly. Cons: Seats could be more comfortable and it would be hice to get a little help with the bagage. Tips: Don't Know.

Pros: It was on time and the bus driver was Friendly. Cons: Seats could be more comfortable and it would be hice to get a little help with the bagage. Tips: Don't Know.

4.0

Debbie

6 January 2022- Business

Amtrak Thruway

Good price, comfortable, felt safe, good timing.

Good price, comfortable, felt safe, good timing.

4.0

Jian Yu

9 November 2019- Vacation

Amtrak Thruway

Good and smooth.

Good and smooth.

5.0

Henry

30 August 2019- Solo travel

Quick Shuttle

Pros: Just got to cross the US Border. Cons: Nope. Tips: I do not think if we could come back in the future?

Pros: Just got to cross the US Border. Cons: Nope. Tips: I do not think if we could come back in the future?

5.0

Barbara

30 August 2019

Quick Shuttle

Pros: It was good sightseeing and enjoyable riding. We will go back in future. Thank you for your wonderful service. Cons: Only one thing is to clean the restroom. I can smell bad odor when I say in back. Tips: No command.

Pros: It was good sightseeing and enjoyable riding. We will go back in future. Thank you for your wonderful service. Cons: Only one thing is to clean the restroom. I can smell bad odor when I say in back. Tips: No command.

How much is a coach ticket from Richmond to Seattle?

The average price for a coach ticket to Seattle is £35.51, If your search turns up options priced lower than £35.51 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on coach tickets everytime, we search all of the best coach options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

£36£24£12MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Richmond to Seattle is expected to range from £33 to £36. If you are looking to travel to Seattle within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £36. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £33 and can be found on 11 June 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Richmond to Seattle by coach will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, coach ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £36 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 18 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £0.82 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Richmond to Seattle?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Richmond to Seattle that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Amtrak Thruway usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway43h 18m£36.34
Quick Shuttle63h 59m£17.02
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Richmond to Seattle start at £36. On average, there are 4 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Quick Shuttle

    Quick Shuttle

    Book Quick Shuttle from Richmond to Seattle from £11. There are 6 Quick Shuttle schedules from Richmond to Seattle and you can expect on average to pay for a Quick Shuttle ticket to Seattle. In Richmond, Quick Shuttle departs to Seattle from River Rock Casino and no other station. In Seattle, Quick Shuttle arrives at Downtown Seattle and 2 other stations.

    An average trip on Quick Shuttle from Richmond to Seattle takes 3 hours and 59 minutes , while the fastest available Quick Shuttle trip will get you to Seattle in 3 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Quick Shuttle offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Seattle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Richmond to Seattle during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach.

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 coach ride?

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 114 miles from Richmond to Seattle. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach 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 coach?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Richmond?

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Richmond to Seattle, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled coaches that travel from Richmond to Seattle every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Richmond to Seattle without transferring.

City Information

Richmond

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Richmond’s rich culture is a product of its coastal geography and multiethnic make-up. Visit Steveston, one of Richmond's iconic fishing villages that's also home to two National Historic Sites, to take in the city's long-standing marine history while enjoying stunning seaside vistas. Nature lovers can get out onto the water to spy on orcas or venture inland to watch the dozens of migratory bird species that touch down in town from winter to spring.

Popular heritage sites with no admission fee include the International Buddhist Temple, Richmond Museum, and Richmond Art Museum, offering visitors a great way to explore local culture on a shoestring budget. Known for its Chinese influences, Richmond offers some of the most authentic Chinese food found on this side of the Pacific in the Golden Village or along the Dumpling Trail. The Richmond Night Market also serves up a mouth-watering selection of street food hailing from all corners of the Asian continent.

Richmond is not far from Vancouver International Airport, which provides flights across North America and is also home to an award-winning gallery of indigenous artworks. Bus and rail networks serve the region while regular ferries run to Victoria through the scenic Strait of Georgia.

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 coach leave from in Richmond?

Departure stations

Amtrak Thruway buses to Richmond stop at 10251 St Edwards Drive, in front of the Sandman Signature Vancouver Airport Hotel. Passengers board the bus right outside the hotel, next to the hotel restaurant, Chop. This is a convenient stop for travelers on their way to or from the Vancouver Airport, as hotel guests can take the hotel's free shuttle to airport terminals. Other travelers will find the 10-minute drive to the airport short and seamless, too. The bus stop does not offer any amenities of its own, but the hotel lobby has seating and restrooms if needed.

All coach stations in Richmond:

  • 10251 St Edwards Dr

  • River Rock Casino

Where does the coach arrive in Seattle?

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Arrival stations

King Street Station is the main station for Amtrak train service and Greyhound bus service in Seattle, with connections to local public transit like the Link Light Rail and King County Metro at the International District/Chinatown station one block away. Located near downtown Seattle in the trendy Pioneer Square neighborhood, King Street Station opened in 1906 and continues to impress travelers with its restored Italian architecture and Venetian-style clocktower. King Street Station has on-site Amtrak staff, restrooms, and vending machines, and while there are no restaurants in the station, several nearby coffee shops and eateries make it easy to fuel up before your trip.

Coach stations in Seattle:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

  • Downtown Seattle

  • Pier 66

  • Pier 91

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