by: Matt Simerson
IP: 3.233.221.149
Wednesday 26 Feb 20

Ways to get to Seattle/Bellevue from Michigan

It just so happens that I've priced just about every possible way to getting back and forth and here's what I've come up with:

Method
Round Trip Cost
Duration (one way)
Pros
Cons
Comments
Traverse City Flights
Northwest Airlines
SEA-MSP-TVC
$391 6 hrs close, convenient cost great overall choice.
American Airlines
SEA-ORD-TVC
$391 7 hrs   Chicago Airport  
United
SEA-ORD-TVC
$459 7 hrs   Chicago airport only on Tue. and Wed.
Northwest Airlines
GRR-MSP-TVC
$391 6 hrs close, convenient cost great overall compromise.
Grand Rapids Flights
Air Canada
GRR-YYC-YVR
$200 7 hrs dirt cheap long flight, Vancouver airport Layover in Toronto, must fly on Tues and Wed. only.
American Trans Air
GRR-MDW-SEA
$360 5.5 hrs competitive, short layover connecting Layover in Chicago, Midway field.
Northwest Airlines
GRR-MSP-SEA
$361 5.25 hrs competitive, short layover   Layover in Minneapolis.
Detroit Flights
Delta Airlines
DTW-ATL-SEA
$220 9 hrs very cheap long flight, connecting Special fare valid thru 12/14/00.
Air Canada
DTW-ORD-YVR
$204 6 hrs dirt cheap Detroit & Vancouver airports Layover in Chicago, must fly on Tues or Wed.
Northwest Airlines
DTW - SEA
$469 4.5 hrs Fast Detroit airport Direct flights out of Detroit.
Chicago Flights
United
ORD - SEA
$439 4.4 hrs Fast Chicago airport Direct out of Chicago Ohare
Automobile
Car
Cadillac - Seattle
$282 36 hrs have car at destination very tiring 4400 miles @ 25mpg * $1.60/gal
Rental Car
Cadillac - Seattle
$482 36 hrs have car at destination tiring & price Five days rental @ $40/day + fuel
Train
AmTrak
Kalamazoo - Seattle
$484 49 hrs Sleeper car, walk room, laptop jacks slow, expensive $416 from Chicago
Charter Bus
Greyhound
Cadillac - Seattle
$138 64 hrs dirt cheap dog slow non-refundable, 14 day advance
Greyhound
Cadillac - Seattle
$178 64 hrs cheap dog slow non-refundable, 7 day advance
Greyhound
Cadillac - Seattle
$297 2 days, 16 hrs cheap dog slow Companion travel discount & 15% student discount available.