There are 7 ways to get from Ellensburg to Tacoma by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, line 574 bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Ellensburg, WA to Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA Weekend Express WB
  2. Take the line 574 bus from SeaTac Station to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H 574

$5 - $7

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Bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Ellensburg, WA to Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA Weekend Express WB
  2. Take the bus from Bus Wy & Lander St to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G 594

$5 - $7

Bus, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ellensburg, WA to Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA Weekend Express WB
  2. Take the train from Tukwila Station to Tacoma Dome Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle

$6 - $8

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Ellensburg to Tacoma 121.8 miles

$11 - $18

Drive to Wenatchee, fly  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ellensburg to Wenatchee
  2. Fly from Wenatchee (EAT) to Seattle (SEA) EAT - SEA

$85 - $205

Fly from Yakima  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Yakima (YKM) to Seattle (SEA) YKM - SEA

$129 - $578

Shuttle  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ellensburg, WA - CWU Starbucks to SeaTac Station Central Washington Westbound

$37 - $53

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ellensburg to Tacoma station. However, there are services departing from Ellensburg, WA and arriving at Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H via Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1 and SeaTac Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ellensburg and Tacoma is 91 miles. The road distance is 121.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ellensburg to Tacoma without a car is to bus and line 574 bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Ellensburg to Tacoma, including transfers.

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Ellensburg to Tacoma bus services, operated by Wheatland Express, depart from Ellensburg, WA station.

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The best way to get from Ellensburg to Tacoma is to bus and line 574 bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Wenatchee Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 42 min.

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Ellensburg to Tacoma bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ellensburg to Tacoma is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Ellensburg to Tacoma.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Wenatchee Airport to Seattle Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ellensburg to Tacoma.
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  • Distance: 91.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Ellensburg, WA, USA and Tacoma, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ellensburg to Tacoma via Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA, Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1, S 176th St & 30th Ave S - Bay 3, and SeaTac Station in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Ellensburg to Tacoma 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Wenatchee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Yakima to Seattle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
Bus operators
Wheatland Express
Website
wheatlandexpress.com
Bus from Ellensburg, WA to Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
wheatlandexpress.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from SeaTac Station to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from Bus Wy & Lander St to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Ellensburg, WA - CWU Starbucks to SeaTac Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
airporter.com

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