Car rental Seattle to Vancouver
The drive from Seattle to Vancouver is one of the many pleasant road trips between the two countries that travelers adore, in fact it is counted among the most popular cross border trips between US & Canada. Many vacationers plan the drive at the end of their time in the US and on completing their road trip, they board their flights home from Vancouver airport after returning the car at the airport. It is not a lengthy drive, however, it has multiple stops on the way, which makes its a really fun trip. So whatever your reason, you can make the drive memorable, all you have to do is pick the right rental car for the trip. Fill in the search form with your travel dates and start searching.
Car hire Seattle to Vancouver – One-way trip information
|Pickup location||Seattle Airport|
|Drop-off location||Vancouver Airport|
|Popular car types||SUV, van and convertible cars|
Book your Seattle to Vancouver rental car from top brands
We work with some of the finest rental car agencies in the US, the majority of which allow their rental cars to be taken into Canada. Note that the majority of suppliers charge a one-way fee for this service.
While searching a car rental for your Seattle to Vancouver drive, you can expect to see the deal from the following rental companies:
What car type to rent for the trip from Seattle to Vancouver?
At USA Cars Rental, finding the perfect car is really easy. All the deals that you see online while searching for the car, can be sorted as per the car size by using the car categories filter. Based on the passengers and your travel needs and budget, click on the car-type you want and compare. The following rental car classes are offered with deal offered for Seattle to Vancouver one-way drive:
Car hire pickup points in Seattle
For your road trip from Seattle to Vancouver, you can pick your rental car from a variety of locations. Our rental partners have their offices in Seattle at:
Where to return your rental car in Vancouver?
For people who don’t want to make the return trip to Seattle after visiting Vancouver, they can choose to drop off the rental vehicle in Vancouver itself. Here is a small list of places our suppliers cover:
Road trip from Seattle to Vancouver
Places to see on the way from Seattle to Vancouver
- Seattle Downtown
It is the central business district of Seattle & its attractions like Space Needle, Pike Street, Pier 55 and Post Alley make it a great stop. Downtown has a lot of places to eat and dine, and is a great place to observe Seattle’s rich culture & art scene through places like the Seattle Art Museum and Seattle Sculpture Park.
- Sedro Woolley
Popular as the home of North Cascades National Park, Sedro Woolley is known for its cultural diversity and events. Loggerodeo and rural summer celebrations are its top annual events, where the latter one is more than 100 years old.
- La Conner
This small town in Washington is famous for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival events. In addition to offerings which include galleries and fine crafts, the town has great landmarks like La Conner’s Rainbow bridge and a lovely historic district.
A coastal city in Washington, Bellingham is the most popular stop between Seattle and Vancouver. It is noted for a large number of events like Ski to Sea Race, the Bellingham Bay Marathon and the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour.
Uptil 19th Century it was mainly known for its Whaling port, but today it is also home to places like Gallery West, New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, Fort Phoenix State Reservation & West Island are some of its main attractions.
It sits on the western coast of Canada, and is known for its big list of attractions and things to do. Stanley Park, the Museum of Anthropology, Gastown, Capilano Suspension Bridge and Granville Island are some of its must-visit places.
4 Border Crossings – Which one is the best?
Every border crossing has its own pros and cons. While Peace Arch is the main crossing, it busiest of all and doesn’t have duty-free shopping. Pacific Highway crossings runs parallel to Peace Arch and is open to commercial vehicles and also has duty-free shops.
You can use Lynden/Aldergrove crossing from Lynden Washington. Its wait time is comparatively less, is just 35 miles east of Vancouver, but is not open 24 hours a day. Sumas/Abbotsford crossing remains open 24 hours a day but is 72 km east of Vancouver. So choose well!