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There are 4 ways to get from Kent to Puyallup by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Kent Station to Puyallup Station S Line

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Line 160 bus, line 578 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 160 bus from Central Ave S & E Meeker St to 2nd St SW & A St SW 160
  2. Take the line 578 bus from Auburn Station - Bay 4 to Puyallup Station - Bay 3 578

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kent to Puyallup 16.5 miles

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Kent to Puyallup 16.5 miles

Kent to Puyallup by train

45 Weekly Trains
22 min Average Duration
$2 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kent to Puyallup is to train which costs $2 - $4 and takes 22 min.

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The fastest way to get from Kent to Puyallup is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs $45 - $60.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kent to Puyallup station. However, there are services departing from Central Ave S & E Meeker St and arriving at Puyallup Station - Bay 3 via Auburn Station - Bay 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kent Station station and arriving at Puyallup Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Kent and Puyallup is 16 miles. The road distance is 16.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Kent to Puyallup without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs $2 - $4.

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The train from Kent Station to Puyallup Station takes 22 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Kent to Puyallup bus services, operated by King County Metro, depart from Central Ave S & E Meeker St station.

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Kent to Puyallup train services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from Kent Station.

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The best way to get from Kent to Puyallup is to train which takes 22 min and costs $2 - $4. Alternatively, you can line 160 bus and line 578 bus, which costs $5 - $7 and takes 1h 10m.

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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

Sound Transit operates a train from Kent Station to Puyallup Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kent to Puyallup via 2nd St SW & A St SW and Auburn Station - Bay 4 in around 1h 10m.

Train operators
Sound Transit
Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Central Ave S & E Meeker St to 2nd St SW & A St SW
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
https://kingcounty.gov/en/dept/metro
Senior/disabled (age 65+ or qualifying disability)
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$3
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 888-889-6368
Email
main@soundtransit.org
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Auburn Station - Bay 4 to Puyallup Station - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
https://www.soundtransit.org/
youth 18 and under
$0
Senior/Disabled
$1
Adult
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Kent to Puyallup
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
King Cab
Phone
+1 253-474-8294
Website
kingcabnw.com
Fort Lewis Taxi
Phone
+1 253-582-3000
Website
fortlewistaxi.org
STITA Taxi
Phone
+1 206-246-9999
Website
stitataxi.com
Seattle Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 206-622-6500
Website
seattleyellowcab.com
Orange Cabs
Phone
+1 206-444-0409

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

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Kent to Puyallup train services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Puyallup Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kent to Puyallup is 16 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Kent to Puyallup.

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