what is the best way to get from Vancouver down to Seattle looks like it is either bus or train or rental car which seems pretty pricey.
best option vancouver to seattle
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Train is the cheapest option but also the slowest.
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Quick shuttle bus is $43 also to downtown Seattle but has another option of going to seatac airport if that is actually your final destination (+$15). That saves going to downtown then other transport to the airport if your not staying. Also they have 5 trips / day from downtown if staying over in Vancouver with 2 from Canada Place pier if leaving directly from the ship
We have not taken either but have tried to arrange trips to/from Seattle on the train but the timing has never worked for us. Would like to take to that trip though
The only options are Amtrak train, Amtrak bus, Quick Coach, Bolt Bus, rental car, or fly (Alaska Airlines for one ).
You also need to consider where each option drops you off. If you're dropped off in downtown Seattle you still need to get to Seatac which is about 1/2 hr south. If you can easily manage your luggage, you can take the Light Rail from downtown to the airport for under $3. Otherwise a cab will be $40.
The drive is 152 miles and the longest delay I have experienced for the border crossing in the mornings is 20 minutes. A rental car allows you to stop and eat a nice breakfast/lunch before catching an afternoon flight out of Seattle.
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