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Seattle to Vancouver coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||3h 15m|
|Trips per day||4|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Seattle to Vancouver right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Frequent questions about traveling by coach from Seattle to Vancouver.
How is the bus versus the train for this route?
The bus and the train take roughly the same amount of time to get from Seattle to Vancouver BC: 3 to 4.5 hours. Traveling by bus is a better overall deal, however, with tickets costing as low as $1, while the train costs a minimum of $35.
Do you need your passport on the bus from Seattle to Vancouver, Canada?
You must have your passport when traveling between Seattle and Vancouver. Alternatively, you can carry another valid proof of citizenship, such as a Trusted Traveler Program Card, an Enhanced Identity Card or an Enhanced Driver’s License. All passengers must present valid ID before boarding the bus. Crossing the Canada–US border without a valid ID is not allowed.
When your bus arrives at the border, you must get off and subject your belongings to a security screening. Unclaimed items will be removed by customs officials at that time.
Is Seattle to Vancouver a good day trip?
Traveling from Seattle to Vancouver and back is a pretty reasonable day-trip. The bus ride averages between 3 and 4.5 hours, so leaving early in the morning ensures you a relatively full day of activities in Vancouver. Avoid traveling on Sunday, as it is the busiest day to travel this route, and instead plan a Thursday or Friday trip if possible, since those days are the least busy. If you depart at 8 a.m. from Seattle, you can expect to spend about 7-8 hours in Vancouver BC before having to board a bus home if you want to return by 11 p.m.
How much is a coach ticket from Seattle to Vancouver?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £36.02 was the low point for coach fares from Seattle to Vancouver. Coaches from Vancouver to Seattle are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £36.02 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the coach ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Vancouver, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Seattle?
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Seattle to Vancouver every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Seattle to Vancouver; ticket prices start at £27.22.
What coach companies travel from Seattle to Vancouver?
|Coach||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Thruway||4||3h 27m||£36.02|
Where does the coach leave from in Seattle?
Most coaches depart from the main station in Seattle, Washington:
- King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
Where does the coach arrive in Vancouver?
All coaches from Seattle arrive at one main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:
- Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
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