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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Auburn by train, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from King Street Station to Auburn Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Marion St to Auburn Station - Bay 4 578

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 120 bus, line 180 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 120 bus from 3rd Ave & Columbia St to Burien Transit Center - Bay 5 120
  2. Take the line 180 bus from Burien Transit Center - Bay 6 to Auburn Ave & 2nd St NE 180

$6

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seattle to Auburn 25.4 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Auburn 25.4 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Grand Hyatt to Auburn, WA

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

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Auburn is to train which costs $3 - $5 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 2nd Ave & Marion St and arriving at Auburn Station - Bay 4 station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from King Street Station station and arriving at Auburn Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Auburn is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Auburn without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs $3 - $5.

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The train from King Street Station to Auburn Station takes 27 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Seattle to Auburn bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from 2nd Ave & Marion St station.

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Seattle to Auburn train services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Auburn is to train which takes 27 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Auburn.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Auburn, WA, USA?

Sound Transit operates a train from Seattle to Auburn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Sound Transit operates a bus from Seattle to Auburn hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Marion St to Auburn Station - Bay 4
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 3rd Ave & Columbia St to Burien Transit Center - Bay 5
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Burien Transit Center - Bay 6 to Auburn Ave & 2nd St NE
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Seattle Ski Shuttle
Website
seattleskishuttle.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Grand Hyatt to Auburn, WA
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
seattleskishuttle.com
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seattleskishuttle.com
Other operators
Taxi from Seattle to Auburn
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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Seattle to Auburn bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Auburn Station - Bay 4.

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Seattle to Auburn train services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Auburn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Auburn is 25 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Seattle to Auburn.

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