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There are 5 ways to get from Carnation to Puyallup by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 629 bus, line 224 bus, line 545 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 629 bus from Sr 203 & W Bird St to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St
  2. Take the line 224 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5
  3. Take the line 545 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 6 to Stewart St & 9th Ave
  4. Take the bus from Stewart St & 9th Ave to Puyallup Station - Bay 3

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Line 224 bus, line 545 bus, train

  1. Take the line 224 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5
  2. Take the line 545 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 6 to 5th Ave S & S Weller St
  3. Take the train from King Street Station to Puyallup Station

Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Carnation to Tukwila Station
  2. Take the train from Tukwila Station to Puyallup Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Carnation to Puyallup

Drive

  1. Drive from Carnation to Puyallup

Carnation to Puyallup by bus

The bus journey time between Carnation and Puyallup is around 3h 51m and covers a distance of around 81 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 36 min. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by King County Metro and Sound Transit, the Carnation to Puyallup bus service departs from Sr 203 & W Bird St and arrives in Puyallup Station - Bay 3. Typically 45 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
3h 14m
Layover time:
36 min
Total time:
3h 51m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
3h 25m
Bus distance:
81 miles
Buses per week:
45
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:52
Last bus departs at:
19:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Carnation to Puyallup bus schedules

Carnation → Puyallup
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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Puyallup is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Puyallup is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Puyallup is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carnation to Puyallup is to line 629 bus and line 224 bus and line 545 bus and bus which costs $3 - $7 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Carnation to Puyallup is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carnation to Puyallup station. However, there are services departing from Sr 203 & W Bird St and arriving at Puyallup Station - Bay 3 via Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 6 and Stewart St & 9th Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Carnation and Puyallup is 37 miles. The road distance is 49.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Carnation to Puyallup without a car is to line 629 bus and line 224 bus and line 545 bus and bus which takes 4h 38m and costs $3 - $7.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Carnation to Puyallup, including transfers.

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Carnation to Puyallup bus services, operated by King County Metro, depart from Sr 203 & W Bird St station.

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Carnation to Puyallup bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Puyallup Station - Bay 3.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carnation to Puyallup is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Carnation to Puyallup.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Puyallup. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Carnation to Puyallup.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Carnation, WA, USA and Puyallup, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Carnation to Puyallup via Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 6, and Stewart St & 9th Ave in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Train from King Street Station to Puyallup Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$4 - $5
Train from Tukwila Station to Puyallup Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$3 - $5
Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Sr 203 & W Bird St to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 6 to Stewart St & 9th Ave
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from Stewart St & 9th Ave to Puyallup Station - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$0
Youth 6-18
$0
Adult
$0
Bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 6 to 5th Ave S & S Weller St
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Carnation to Tukwila Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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