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There are 5 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm by bus, train, 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

Line 574 bus, train, line 94 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 574 bus from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H 574
  2. Take the train from Tacoma Amtrak to Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station
  3. Take the line 94 bus from Amtrak Station to Yelm Ave at 3rd [eb] 94

$27 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 574 bus, bus, line 94 bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 574 bus from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H 574
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma Dome Station Zone C to Capitol at State [nb] 612
  3. Take the line 94 bus from Olympia Transit Center to Yelm Ave at 3rd [eb] 94

$5 - $10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm 46 miles

$290 - $350

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm 46 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from Seattle Airport to Yelm 46 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm is to taxi which costs $290 - $350 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm. However, there are services departing from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 and arriving at Yelm Ave at 3rd [eb] via Tacoma Dome Station Zone C and Olympia Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Yelm is 38 miles. The road distance is 46 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm without a car is to line 574 bus and train and line 94 bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $26 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm, including transfers.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 station.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm bus services, operated by Intercity Transit, arrive at Yelm Ave at 3rd [eb] station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm is 46 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Yelm. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm.
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  • Distance: 37.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Yelm, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm via Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H, Tacoma Dome Station Zone C, Capitol at State [nb], and Olympia Transit Center in around 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tacoma Amtrak to Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from SeaTac Airport Terminal - Bay 2 to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Intercity Transit
Phone
+1 360-786-1881
Website
intercitytransit.com
Bus from Amtrak Station to Yelm Ave at 3rd [eb]
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intercitytransit.com
Bus from Tacoma Dome Station Zone C to Capitol at State [nb]
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intercitytransit.com
Bus from Olympia Transit Center to Yelm Ave at 3rd [eb]
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intercitytransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Yelm
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$290 - $350
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
King Cab
Phone
+1 253-474-8294
Website
kingcabnw.com
Fair Fares Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 253-267-5599
Website
taxifairfares.com
Fort Lewis Taxi
Phone
+1 253-582-3000
Website
fortlewistaxi.org
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Seattle Airport to Yelm
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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