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There are 7 ways to get from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram, line 545 bus, line 224 bus

  1. Take the tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Stadium Station
  2. Take the line 545 bus from 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
  3. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St

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Line 560 bus, bus, line 224 bus

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

5 alternative options

Tram, line 542 bus, line 224 bus

  1. Take the tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Univ of Washington Station
  2. Take the line 542 bus from NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd NE - Bay 1 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1
  3. Take the line 224 bus from Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 to Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation

Drive

  1. Drive from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation

Tram, taxi

  1. Take the tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Othello Station
  2. Take a taxi from Othello Station to Carnation

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Seattle Airport to Carnation

SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation by tram and bus

The journey time between SeaTac/Airport Station and Carnation is around 3h 21m and covers a distance of around 55 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 6m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 39m. Operated by Sound Transit and King County Metro, the SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation service departs from SeaTac/Airport Station and arrives in Sr 203 & W Bird St. Typically 45 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 14m
Layover time:
1h 6m
Total time:
3h 21m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 39m
Journey distance:
55 miles
Services per week:
45
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
23:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation tram and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from SeaTac/Airport Station station to Carnation. However, there are services departing from SeaTac Station 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 26m.

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The distance between SeaTac/Airport Station and Carnation is 23 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation without a car is to tram and line 545 bus and line 224 bus which takes 4h 20m and costs $5 - $11.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation, including transfers.

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SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from SeaTac Station.

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SeaTac/Airport Station 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 SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation is 35 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation.

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Map of how to get from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between SeaTac/Airport Station, WA, USA and Carnation, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation via Bellevue TC - Bay 7, Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5, and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 888-889-6368
Email
main@soundtransit.org
Website
soundtransit.org
Tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Stadium Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Univ of Washington Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$3 - $4
Tram from SeaTac/Airport Station to Othello Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $3
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 888-889-6368
Email
main@soundtransit.org
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd NE - Bay 1 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
Senior/Disabled
$1
Youth 6-18
$2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from SeaTac Station to Bellevue TC - Bay 7
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 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 Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 3 to Redmond Transit Center - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
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Towncar from Seattle Airport to Carnation
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Private
$100 - $150
Taxi from SeaTac/Airport Station to Carnation
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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