Flights to Seattle

Round-trip
Economy
Raleigh (RDU)
Seattle (SEA)
Fri 7/3
Fri 7/10
Any month
Compare vs. momondo |
Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Seattle. Current restrictions to Seattle are based on United States travel restrictions.

View current United States travel restrictions

Cheapest flights to Seattle airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Seattle airports from your nearest city or airport
There is no data for the selected route at this time, please select a new departure airport

When is the best time to fly to Seattle?

Choose a month below to see average flight prices and weather conditions

A sprawling urban expanse with a beautiful coastal location and favorable year-round temperatures, Seattle is a chic city that offers an active outdoor lifestyle. The city experiences somewhat overcast and cloudy weather all year round and its peak tourist season is from June – August. Average summer temperatures hover around 75 degrees Fahrenheit, and hotel prices and flight fares soar during this time. The city is also abuzz with hectic tourist activity due to the Alaskan cruise season, as most ships operate via the Port of Seattle. For sunny days, pleasant temperatures, and less crowds, visit in spring, around April – May, or in the fall months from September – October. From November – March the weather is wet and cold, with average temperatures of 35 – 45 degrees Fahrenheit. However, Seattle offers plenty of indoor activities and attractions, as well as white, powdery slopes for winter sports lovers.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Seattle?

The best price found on momondo to Seattle was $73/pp from Portland, which is 76% cheaper than the average flight price to Seattle. To find the cheapest price to Seattle from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Seattle?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Seattle is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as $302. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $374.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Seattle?

Our data shows that the cheapest United States to Seattle flights are usually those with departure times in the evening. Our users have found flights to Seattle in the evening for as low as $263. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around $332. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

What is there to do in Seattle when it’s raining?

If you are planning a flight to Seattle and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of January, November, and December. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Seattle, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. While in Seattle you will find Asian Art Museum nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. Shopping centers like Seattle Waterfront are very popular destinations for those visiting the Seattle area. Seattle Waterfront is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside. A family-friendly option for when the weather in Seattle doesn’t cooperate is heading to Seattle Aquarium, where you can enjoy all the ocean animals.

Is there a good place to hike near Seattle?

Seattle has a lot of good places to hike, such as Mount St. Helens. Many locals as well as tourists enjoy hiking the mountains near Seattle, especially in the colder months for more of a challenge and some beautiful scenery. The month of April seems to be the most ideal time to visit Seattle if you’re looking to fully experience hiking a mountain and walking a beautiful nature trail. During the warmer months, hikers around the Seattle area find that parks like Kubota Garden are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Seattle in May, June, or July.

When is it best to fly to Seattle to go sightseeing?

When planning your flight to Seattle, consider that the month of October are typically considered the best times to visit if you are looking to go sightseeing. That is when the weather is most cooperative. Sights like Seattle Center, Seattle Waterfront, and Space Needle are very popular tourist attractions.

Is there an alternative airport near Seattle?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Seattle is possible. If you are planning a flight to Seattle, consider booking flights to Seattle King County/Boeing Airport(6 mi from Seattle city center), Kenmore Air Harbor Airport(9 mi from Seattle city center), Seattle/Tacoma Intl Airport(11 mi from Seattle city center), Everett Paine Field Airport(21 mi from Seattle city center) or Lopez Island Airport(66 mi from Seattle city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Seattle?

Seattle Lake Union Spb Airport has an average price of $215 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Seattle. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


What are the current travel restrictions for Seattle?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Seattle. The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Brazil, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). Family members of US citizens and permanent residents, and certain other limited categories of visa holders (such as UN staff and diplomats) may also enter; however a Presidential Executive Order of June 22 means that further restrictions on certain visas (H1-B, H2-B, J and L) will be put in place from June 24. To see if you are affected please refer to the US Government’s travel page. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination. If you are planning to travel to Seattle at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Seattle flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Seattle found recently by users on momondo
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Spirit Airlines
Aug 26
LAX
Los Angeles
7h 05m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Aug 29
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
4h 28m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Aug 26
LAX
Los Angeles
14h 12m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Aug 29
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
4h 28m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Sep 23
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 54m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Sep 26
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
9h 26m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 22
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 47m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Aug 29
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
4h 28m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 22
LAX
Los Angeles
12h 36m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Aug 29
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
4h 28m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Aug 11
LAX
Los Angeles
7h 05m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Aug 18
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
9h 07m
1 stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Seattle

If you're looking for one-way flights to Seattle, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Spirit Airlines
Sep 15
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 54m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Aug 1
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4h 37m
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
Jul 25
LAX
Los Angeles
7h 54m
1 stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Which airlines fly to Seattle?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Seattle

All major U.S. carriers operate non-stop, domestic flights to Seattle. You can choose from Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Virgin America, Frontier Airlines, Kenmore Air, jetBlue, Southwest Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines. Other airlines serving Seattle include British Airways, ANA, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, Norwegian, Volaris, Icelandair, and Air France.


How to get from the airport to Seattle city center?

Below you will find all the airports in Seattle along with the distance from the city center

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), also called the Sea-Tac Airport is approximately 13 miles from Downtown Seattle. You have several transportation options to travel from SEA to the city center.

Light Rail

The Link Light Rail runs from 5:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 6:00 a.m. – midnight on Sundays. Trains arrive every 6 – 15 minutes and the one-way fare is $3.00 USD. The SeaTac/Airport Station is connected to the 4th floor of the parking garage and the train reaches the 4 stations in Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel in less than 40 minutes.

Taxis, ride-share and limousines

Taxi stands are on the 3rd floor of the airport parking garage. The flat-rate taxi service costs approximately $35.00 USD – $40.00 USD depending on your exact city center location. Ride-share services such as Wingz, Uber and Lyft are also available from SEA to the city center. Pickup location for ride-share services is Section I and J of the 3rd floor Ground Transportation Plaza. You can also get limousine services at the airport through STILA. To book your ride, use the interactive Travelers’ Information Board touchscreens, or curbside phones, or go to the Ground Transportation Booth on the 3rd floor of the parking garage.

Shuttles

Shuttle services and courtesy buses are offered by hotels around the airport area. They pick up passengers on the 3rd floor of the parking garage at stations 1 and 3. These services are pre-booked.

Car rentals

All rental car companies at Sea-TAC Airport operate at a separate facility which can be reached by the airport shuttle 24-hours a day. You can also find attractive deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Seattle

Most frequently searched flights to Seattle along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Las Vegas to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 32m
Cheapest price
$52
Dallas to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 10m
Cheapest price
$57
Boston to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 59m
Cheapest price
$65
Burbank to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 34m
Cheapest price
$67
Philadelphia to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 45m
Cheapest price
$72
New York to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 45m
Cheapest price
$74
Houston to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 29m
Cheapest price
$74
Atlanta to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 10m
Cheapest price
$77
Los Angeles to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 25m
Cheapest price
$84
San Diego to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 46m
Cheapest price
$90
Oakland to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 58m
Cheapest price
$90
Orlando to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 47m
Cheapest price
$92
Baltimore to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 40m
Cheapest price
$93
Chicago to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 15m
Cheapest price
$95
Fort Lauderdale to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 10m
Cheapest price
$95
Austin to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 20m
Cheapest price
$98
Denver to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 48m
Cheapest price
$103
Kansas City to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 50m
Cheapest price
$111
Santa Barbara to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 35m
Cheapest price
$122
Long Beach to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 41m
Cheapest price
$122
View more

How to get around in Seattle?

Seattle is a large metropolis with a compact downtown area that is home to many of the major tourist attractions. If your accommodation is located in Downtown Seattle, you can explore many of the popular sights on foot. To get around to other parts of the city, you will need to rely on some mode of transportation. The city is notorious for traffic jams, so public transport may be a more efficient way to travel.

Link Light Rail

Sound Transit operates Link light rail that connects the University of Washington to Downtown Seattle and includes 14 stops along the way. Trains run every 6 – 15 minutes and one-way fares range from $2.25 USD – $3.25 USD.

Bus

King County Metro Transit operates buses in Downtown Seattle as well as the neighboring King County. Fares range from $2.50 USD – $3.25 USD based on the time of day and zones traveled. An ORCA regional day pass costing $8.00 USD per person, allows unlimited use of light rail and buses for a period of 24 hours.

Streetcars

There are 2 main streetcar routes in the city. The South Lake Union Streetcar has 11 stops and arrives every 10 – 15 minutes. The First Hill Streetcar operates from Chinatown-International District over to Capitol Hill and has 10 stops in between. Streetcars run every 10 – 25 minutes. The fare is $2.25 USD per person for both the lines.

Monorail

The Seattle Center Monorail goes from Westlake Center to downtown and then over to the base of Queen Anne hill. One-way fares are $2.25 USD per person.

Taxis and ride sharing

Taxis are easily available throughout the city and you can flag one down from the curb, especially in downtown. The meter starts at $2.60 USD followed by $2.70 USD per mile with a wait time charge of $0.50 USD per minute. Ride sharing services from Uber and Lyft are also easily available through their mobile-based app.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Seattle?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within the U.S. For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Start planning your trip to Seattle


Additional info and tips about visiting Seattle

Things to do and places of interest in Seattle

With an excellent oceanside location, opportunities for year-round outdoor activities, a thriving arts scene, and delectable fish and farm markets, Seattle caters to a wide range of travelers. For an authentic Seattle experience try to include some of these activities in your itinerary.

  • Visit the Seattle Centre complex and ride to the top of the 605-foot tall iconic Space Needle.
  • Admire the art and sculptures of renowned artists at the Seattle Art Museum and Olympic Sculpture Park. Don’t miss a trip to the Museum of History and Industry for interesting exhibits on a variety of subjects, including technology, culture, and Puget Sound’s maritime past.
  • Spend a few hours at the famous Pike Place Market, a vibrant, historic, 1907-dated marketplace, open all year round. Take in the colorful flowers, the aroma of hot-out-of-the-oven breads, and fresh fish straight from the sea. Shop for a range of local produce and cheeses, and don’t miss the ‘flying fish’ show.
  • Grab a cup of coffee at the ‘Original Starbucks’, the first store of the Seattle-born brand, Starbucks Coffee.
  • See airplanes such as the 747, 767, 777, and 787 Dreamliner being built at the gigantic Boeing factory facility, 25 miles outside of Seattle.
  • If you’re traveling with kids, make a trip to the Seattle Aquarium, ride on the 175-foot tall Seattle Great Wheel, and visit the Woodland Park Zoo.
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll at the waterfront in Myrtle Edwards Park.
  • Hop on a ferry to Bainbridge Island for a day of hiking, biking, or walking around the Bloedel Reserve or Fort Ward State Park.

Tips and tricks for visiting Seattle

Discover the city under the city

Book the Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour, a 75-minute guided walking tour to discover subterranean storefronts and sidewalks entombed when the city rebuilt on top of itself after the Great Fire of 1889. The tour begins beneath Doc Maynard’s Public House, then spills into Pioneer Square, before plunging underground for an exclusive, time-capsule view of the buried city.

Invest in a Seattle CityPASS

Pick up a Seattle CityPASS priced at $79.00 USD per adult and $59.00 USD per child (ages 4 – 12) to get significant savings and easy access to several popular sights and attractions.

  • Round-trip
  • One-way
  • Multi-city
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Multiple
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First