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There are 4 ways to get from Gig Harbor to Carnation by bus, tram or car

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Bus, line 1 tram, line 545 bus, line 224 bus, line 629 bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Gig Harbor, WA to SeaTac Airport
  2. Take the line 1 tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Stadium Station 1
  3. Take the line 545 bus from 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3 545
  4. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St 224 / ...
  5. Take the line 629 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St 629

3 alternative options

Bus, line 1 tram, line 542 bus, line 224 bus, line 629 bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Gig Harbor, WA to SeaTac Airport
  2. Take the line 1 tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Univ of Washington Station 1
  3. Take the line 542 bus from NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd NE - Bay 1 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1 542
  4. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St 224 / ...
  5. Take the line 629 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St 629

Bus, line 560 bus, line 224 bus, line 629 bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Gig Harbor, WA to SeaTac Airport
  2. Take the line 560 bus from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 to Bellevue TC - Bay 7 560
  3. Take the bus from Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1 250 / ...
  4. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St 224 / ...
  5. Take the line 629 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St 629

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Gig Harbor to Carnation 62 miles

Gig Harbor to Carnation by bus, walk and tram

The journey time between Gig Harbor and Carnation is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 87 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 38m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 40m. Operated by Bremerton-Kitsap Airporter, Sound Transit and King County Metro, the Gig Harbor to Carnation service departs from Gig Harbor, WA and arrives in Sr 203 & W Bird St. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 4m
Layover time:
1h 38m
Total time:
4h 43m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 40m
Journey distance:
87 miles
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
$24
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:00
Last service departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gig Harbor to Carnation bus, walk and tram schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Gig Harbor to Carnation is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Gig Harbor to Carnation is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gig Harbor to Carnation. However, there are services departing from Gig Harbor, WA and arriving at Sr 203 & W Bird St via SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2, Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Gig Harbor and Carnation is 39 miles. The road distance is 62 miles.

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The best way to get from Gig Harbor to Carnation without a car is to bus and line 1 tram and line 545 bus and line 224 bus and line 629 bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $24 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Gig Harbor to Carnation, including transfers.

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Gig Harbor to Carnation bus services, operated by Bremerton-Kitsap Airporter, depart from Gig Harbor, WA station.

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Gig Harbor to Carnation bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at Sr 203 & W Bird St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gig Harbor to Carnation is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Gig Harbor to Carnation.

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Map of how to get from Gig Harbor to Carnation.
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  • Distance: 38.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Gig Harbor, WA, USA and Carnation, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Gig Harbor to Carnation via SeaTac Airport, SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2, Bellevue TC - Bay 7, Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5, and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St in around 5h 46m.

Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Stadium Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Univ of Washington Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$3 - $4
Bus operators
Bremerton-Kitsap Airporter
Website
kitsapairporter.com
Bus from Gig Harbor, WA to SeaTac Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
kitsapairporter.com
Book at
app.kitsapairporter.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
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
Bus from NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd NE - Bay 1 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 to Bellevue TC - Bay 7
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov

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