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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Anderson Island by train, car ferry, bus or taxi

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from King Street Station to Lakewood Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle
  2. Take the car ferry from Steilacoom to Anderson Island

$36 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus, line 574 bus, line 212 bus, car ferry  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Seneca St to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E 594
  2. Take the line 574 bus from Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H to Lakewood TC - Zone L 574
  3. Take the line 212 bus from Lakewood TC - Zone E to Commercial St & Union Ave 212
  4. Take the car ferry from Steilacoom to Anderson Island

$17 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus, line 2 bus, car ferry  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Seneca St to Pacific Ave & S 14th St 594
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Market St & S 15th St to Lakewood TC - Zone G 2 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Steilacoom to Anderson Island

$17 - $18

Taxi, car ferry  •  1h 26m

  1. Take a taxi from Seattle to Steilacoom
  2. Take the car ferry from Steilacoom to Anderson Island

$291 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Anderson Island is to bus and line 2 bus and car ferry which costs $16 - $18 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Anderson Island is to taxi and car ferry which costs $290 - $350 and takes 1h 26m.

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The distance between Seattle and Anderson Island is 36 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Anderson Island without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 2h 43m and costs $35 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Seattle to Anderson Island, including transfers.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Anderson Island. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Anderson Island.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Anderson Island, WA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Anderson Island. However, you can take the train to Lakewood Station, take the taxi to Steilacoom, then take the car ferry to Anderson Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seattle to Anderson Island via Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E, Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H, Lakewood TC - Zone L, Lakewood TC - Zone E, Commercial St & Union Ave, and Steilacoom in around 4h 3m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Seneca St to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H to Lakewood TC - Zone L
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Seneca St to Pacific Ave & S 14th St
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Pierce Transit
Phone
+1 253-581-8000
Website
piercetransit.org
Bus from Lakewood TC - Zone E to Commercial St & Union Ave
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
piercetransit.org
Bus from Market St & S 15th St to Lakewood TC - Zone G
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
piercetransit.org
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Steilacoom to Anderson Island
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Seattle to Steilacoom
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$280 - $340
STITA Taxi
Phone
+1 206-246-9999
Website
stitataxi.com
Seattle Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 206-622-6500
Website
seattleyellowcab.com
Jean's Taxi
Phone
+1 360-286-9462
Website
jeanstaxi.com
https://www.seattle.gov/
Phone
+1 206-386-1298
Website
seattle.gov

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