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There are 3 ways to get from Olympia to Carnation by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Tukwila Amtrak
  2. Take a taxi from Tukwila Amtrak to Carnation

Bus, line 545 bus

  1. Take the bus from Olympia to Seattle
  2. Take the line 545 bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3

Drive

  1. Drive from Olympia to Carnation

Olympia to Carnation by bus and walk

The journey time between Olympia and Carnation is around 6h 39m and covers a distance of around 105 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 31m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 4m. Operated by FlixBus-us, Sound Transit and King County Metro, the Olympia to Carnation service departs from Olympia and arrives in Sr 203 & W Bird St. Typically nine 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 8m
Layover time:
3h 31m
Total time:
6h 39m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 4m
Journey distance:
105 miles
Services per week:
9
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:55
Last service departs at:
20:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Olympia to Carnation bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Olympia to Carnation is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Olympia to Carnation is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Olympia to Carnation. However, there are services departing from Olympia and arriving at Sr 203 & W Bird St via 4th Ave S & S Jackson St, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 27m.

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The distance between Olympia and Carnation is 63 miles. The road distance is 79.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Olympia to Carnation without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 14m and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Olympia to Carnation, including transfers.

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Olympia to Carnation bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from Olympia station.

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Olympia to Carnation bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Olympia to Carnation is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Olympia to Carnation.

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Map of how to get from Olympia to Carnation.
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  • Distance: 62.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Olympia to Carnation via Seattle, 4th Ave S & S Jackson St, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5, and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St in around 5h 27m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Olympia to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
41 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 Tukwila Amtrak to Carnation
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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
King Cab
Phone
+1 253-474-8294
Website
kingcabnw.com
Fort Lewis Taxi
Phone
+1 253-582-3000
Website
fortlewistaxi.org

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