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

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Bus, line 224 bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Renton TC - Bay 1 to Bellevue TC - Bay 7 560 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1 250 / ...
  3. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St 224 / ...

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Renton to Carnation 30.1 miles

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Renton to Carnation 30.1 miles

Renton to Carnation by bus

The bus journey time between Renton and Carnation is around 3h 4m and covers a distance of around 44 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 8m. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 24m. Operated by Sound Transit and King County Metro, the Renton to Carnation bus service departs from Renton TC - Bay 1 and arrives in Sr 203 & W Bird St. Typically 45 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
1h 55m
Layover time:
1h 8m
Total time:
3h 4m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2h 24m
Bus distance:
44 miles
Buses per week:
45
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:58
Last bus departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Renton to Carnation bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Renton to Carnation is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Renton to Carnation is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Renton to Carnation. However, there are services departing from Renton TC - Bay 1 and arriving at Sr 203 & W Bird St via Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Renton and Carnation is 18 miles. The road distance is 30.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Renton to Carnation without a car is to bus and line 224 bus which takes 4h 8m and costs $7 - $10.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Renton to Carnation, including transfers.

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Renton to Carnation bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from Renton TC - Bay 1 station.

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Renton to Carnation bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Renton to Carnation is 30 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Renton to Carnation.

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  • Distance: 18.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Renton to Carnation via 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 4h 8m.

Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Renton TC - Bay 1 to Bellevue TC - Bay 7
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
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Renton Transit Center - Bay 7 to Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 4
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Renton to Carnation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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