There are 2 ways to get from Seattle to Cle Elum by bus, shuttle or car

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Bus, line 628 bus, shuttle  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from 5th Ave S & S Jackson St to Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 1 219 / ...
  2. Take the line 628 bus from Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 1 to Factory Outlet Mall & Mount Si Blvd 628
  3. Take a shuttle bus from North Bend - Premium Outlets, WA to Cle Elum, WA

$22 - $32

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Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Cle Elum 83.9 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Cle Elum is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Cle Elum is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Cle Elum is 71 miles. The road distance is 83.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Cle Elum without a car is to bus and line 628 bus and shuttle which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Seattle to Cle Elum, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Cle Elum is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Seattle to Cle Elum.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Cle Elum. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Cle Elum, WA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Cle Elum. However, you can take the bus to Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 1, take the line 628 bus to Factory Outlet Mall & Mount Si Blvd, take the walk to North Bend - Premium Outlets, WA, then take the shuttle to Cle Elum, WA. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Cle Elum.

Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 5th Ave S & S Jackson St to Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 1 to Factory Outlet Mall & Mount Si Blvd
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from S Washington St & 4th Ave S to Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from North Bend - Premium Outlets, WA to Cle Elum, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
airporter.com

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