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Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, Detroit-Southwest, or Willow Run Airport when they travel from Detroit to Seattle. Book your trip to arrive at Seattle–Tacoma International, Seattle, WA - King Street Station, Seattle, WA - Greyhound Station, Seattle, WA - University of Washington, or Seattle, WA - Poly Clinic. The distance between Detroit and Seattle is 3096 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Detroit and Seattle have 401 direct flights per week.

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Seattle travel tips

1) What is special about the Pike Place Market?

Pike Place Market is an iconic location in Seattle. For sure, you can buy there any stuff from farmers, taste specialty food, and enjoy local crafts. Besides, the Pike Place Market is involved in social activity and cares for members of low-income families, the homeless, and the disabled. It’s much more than just a market. It’s a real community, a city inside the city. Furthermore, the first Starbucks ever is located here. Attend the place and contribute to good business!

2) Where to taste the most excellent coffee in Seattle?

As Seattle is known for being the birthplace of Starbucks, here you’ll always be within arm’s reach from a good cup of coffee. Independent cafes or small coffee-to-go mini-chains serve delicious coffee. Some worth visiting spots are Caffe Vita, Victrola Coffee Roasters, and Milstead & Co. Come and stay!

3) Conquer the top of Mount Rainier, the second tallest peak in the USA

Mount Rainier is the second tallest mountain in the United States. It’s popular among tourists from Seattle because it can satisfy climbers of different levels and with different skills. Hiking trails go through unbelievable beauty. Choose mild seasons to conquer the top of Mount Rainier, and don’t forget to enjoy the way.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Detroit, DTW can enter Seattle, SEA.


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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Detroit to Seattle?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Detroit and Seattle takes around 5.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Detroit and Seattle?
The flight distance between Detroit and Seattle is 3096 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Detroit and Seattle?
Several carriers operate flights between Detroit and Seattle. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and London, Las Vegas, Orlando, Austin, Phoenix, Denver, Fort Myers, Miami, Manchester, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Salt Lake City, Edinburgh, Sacramento, Raleigh, Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, Houston, Bellingham.
What are the most popular routes to and from Seattle?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Seattle and London, Dublin, Manila, Bangkok, Tallinn, Vilnius, New York, Manchester, Melbourne, Los Angeles, Chicago, Paris, Denver, Hong Kong, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Denpasar, Atlanta, Dallas, San Salvador.
Which airports are there in Detroit?
Detroit is mainly served by Detroit Metropolitan. But there are other airports nearby, including Willow Run Airport, Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport.
What airports are near Detroit?
The main airport in Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan. It is also served by Cleveland Hopkins International, Gerald R. Ford International, Akron–Canton, Bishop International, Fort Wayne International, Toledo Express, Windsor International, MBS International, London International, Capital Region International.
What airports are near Seattle?
The main airport in Seattle is Seattle–Tacoma International. It is also served by Portland International, Vancouver International, Bellingham International, Paine Field Everett, Abbotsford International, Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre, Pangborn Memorial, Victoria Inner Harbour SPB, Yakima Air Terminal, Friday Harbor Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Detroit and Seattle?
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