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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Alki Beach by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Line 56 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 56 bus from 3rd Ave & Virginia St to Alki Ave SW & 61st Ave SW 56 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seattle to Alki Beach 6.8 miles

$45 - $55

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Seattle to Alki Beach 6.8 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Walk from Seattle to Alki Beach 5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Alki Beach is to line 56 bus which costs $3 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Alki Beach is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3rd Ave & Virginia St and arriving at Alki Ave SW & 61st Ave SW. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Alki Beach is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Alki Beach without a car is to line 56 bus which takes 33 min and costs $3.

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The line 56 bus from 3rd Ave & Virginia St to Alki Ave SW & 61st Ave SW takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Seattle to Alki Beach bus services, operated by King County Metro, depart from 3rd Ave & Virginia St station.

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Seattle to Alki Beach bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at Alki Ave SW & 61st Ave SW station.

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There are 683+ hotels available in Alki Beach. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Alki Beach.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Alki Beach, WA, USA?

King County Metro operates a bus from Seattle to Alki Beach hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 3rd Ave & Virginia St to Alki Ave SW & 61st Ave SW
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Seattle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Seattle to Alki Beach
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$92
UberX
$14 - $20
WAV
$14 - $19
Taxi
$18 - $24
Select
$25 - $35
UberXL
$24 - $35
Black
$30 - $45
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Taxi from Seattle to Alki Beach
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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