Travel from Renton to Tacoma

Bus or train from Renton to Tacoma?

Sound Transit (ST) operates a train from Renton to Tacoma every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, Sound Transit (ST) operates a bus from Renton to Tacoma hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 49 min.

How to get from Renton to Tacoma

ModeDurationPrice
From Tukwila Station train to Tacoma Dome Station.42 min$2
From SW Sunset Blvd & Rainier Ave S line 101 bus to Bus Wy & Lander St then bus to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G.1 h 36 min$5
From S 2nd St & Shattuck Ave S bus to Tukwila International Blvd Station - Bay 1, bus to Federal Way TC - Bay 5, then line 500 bus to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone B.2 h 4 min$4
From Renton taxi to Tacoma.30 min$196
From Renton drive to Tacoma.30 min$3

How long does it take to get from Renton to Tacoma?

The train from Tukwila Station to Tacoma Dome Station takes 42 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

Is there a direct train between Renton and Tacoma?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tukwila Station and arriving at Tacoma Dome Station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Renton and Tacoma?

No, there is no direct bus from Renton to Tacoma. However, there are services departing from SW Sunset Blvd & Rainier Ave S and arriving at Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G via Bus Wy & Lander St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

Operators from Renton to Tacoma

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Sound Transit (ST)Sound Transit (ST)
King County MetroKing County Metro
Pierce TransitPierce Transit