There are 5 ways to get from Renton to Tacoma by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Tukwila Station to Tacoma Dome Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle / ...

$3 - $40

4 alternative options

Line 101 bus, bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from SW Sunset Blvd & Rainier Ave S to SODO Busway & S Lander St 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bus Wy & Lander St to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G 594

$5 - $7

Bus, line 500 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from S 2nd St & Shattuck Ave S to Tukwila International Blvd Station - Bay 3
  2. Take the bus from Tukwila International Blvd Station - Bay 1 to Federal Way TC - Bay 1
  3. Take the line 500 bus from Federal Way TC - Bay 5 to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone B 500

$8

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Renton to Tacoma 25.8 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Renton to Tacoma 25.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Renton to Tacoma is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Renton to Tacoma is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs $160 - $200.

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The distance between Renton and Tacoma is 31 km. The road distance is 41 km.

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

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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 33 min.

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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.

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

Sound Transit operates a train from Renton to Tacoma every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 42 min. Amtrak also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Renton to Tacoma via SODO Busway & S Lander St and Bus Wy & Lander St in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Train from Tukwila Station to Tacoma Dome Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tukwila Amtrak to Tacoma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from SW Sunset Blvd & Rainier Ave S to SODO Busway & S Lander St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from S 2nd St & Shattuck Ave S to Tukwila International Blvd Station - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Tukwila International Blvd Station - Bay 1 to Federal Way TC - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Bus Wy & Lander St to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Pierce Transit
Phone
+1 253-581-8000
Website
piercetransit.org
Bus from Federal Way TC - Bay 5 to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone B
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
piercetransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from Renton to Tacoma
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
STITA Taxi
Phone
+1 206-246-9999
Website
stitataxi.com
https://www.seattle.gov/
Phone
+1 206-386-1298
Website
seattle.gov
Seattle Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 206-622-6500
Website
seattleyellowcab.com
Jean's Taxi
Phone
+1 360-286-9462
Website
jeanstaxi.com

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