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There are 4 ways to get from Port Orchard to Carnation by ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Ferry, line 545 bus, line 224 bus

  1. Take the ferry from Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock to Bremerton Foot Ferry Dock
  2. Take the ferry from Bremerton Fast Ferry Dock to Pier 54 Seattle Dock
  3. Take the line 545 bus from 4th Ave & Pike St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
  4. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St

Cheapest option

Line 86 bus, ferry, line 545 bus, line 224 bus, line 629 bus

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Bethel at SK Grocery to Southworth Ferry Lot
  2. Take the ferry from Southworth Ferry Dock to Pier 50 Seattle Dock
  3. Take the line 545 bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
  4. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St
  5. Take the line 629 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St

2 alternative options

Ferry, line 545 bus, line 224 bus, line 629 bus

  1. Take the ferry from Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock to Bremerton Foot Ferry Dock
  2. Take the ferry from Bremerton to Seattle
  3. Take the line 545 bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
  4. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St
  5. Take the line 629 bus from Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St to Sr 203 & W Bird St

Drive

  1. Drive from Port Orchard to Carnation

Port Orchard to Carnation by ferry, walk and bus

The journey time between Port Orchard and Carnation is around 4h 31m and covers a distance of around 58 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 10m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 9m. Operated by Kitsap Transit, Sound Transit and King County Metro, the Port Orchard to Carnation service departs from Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock and arrives in Sr 203 & W Bird St. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 20m
Layover time:
2h 10m
Total time:
4h 31m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 9m
Journey distance:
58 miles
Services per week:
34
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Port Orchard to Carnation ferry, walk and bus schedules

Port Orchard → Carnation
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Carnation is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Carnation is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Port Orchard to Carnation is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Orchard to Carnation is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 34m.

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The distance between Port Orchard and Carnation is 35 miles. The road distance is 77.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Orchard to Carnation without a car is to ferry and line 545 bus and line 224 bus which takes 5h 37m and costs $16 - $23.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Port Orchard to Carnation, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Orchard to Carnation is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Port Orchard to Carnation.

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Map of how to get from Port Orchard to Carnation.
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  • Distance: 34.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Port Orchard, WA, USA and Carnation, WA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Port Orchard to Carnation. However, you can take the ferry to Bremerton Foot Ferry Dock, take the walk to Bremerton Fast Ferry Dock, take the ferry to Pier 54 Seattle Dock, take the walk to 4th Ave & Pike St, take the line 545 bus to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3, take the walk to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5, take the line 224 bus to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St, then take the line 629 bus to Sr 203 & W Bird St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Port Orchard to Carnation via Southworth Ferry Lot, Southworth Ferry Dock, Pier 50 Seattle Dock, 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 46m.

Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 888-889-6368
Email
main@soundtransit.org
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 4th Ave & Pike St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $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
$0 - $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
Kitsap Transit
Phone
+1 800-501-7433
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Bus from Bethel at SK Grocery to Southworth Ferry Lot
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry operators
Kitsap Transit
Phone
+1 800-501-7433
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry from Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock to Bremerton Foot Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry from Bremerton Fast Ferry Dock to Pier 54 Seattle Dock
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry from Southworth Ferry Dock to Pier 50 Seattle Dock
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Washington State Ferries
Website
wsdot.wa.gov
Ferry from Bremerton to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $40
Schedules at
wsdot.wa.gov
Passenger
$9 - $17
Vehicle & Driver
$28 - $40

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