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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Cle Elum by bus, shuttle, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, line 208 bus, shuttle  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Cherry St to Issaquah Transit Center - Bay 6 554 / ...
  2. Take the line 208 bus from Issaquah Transit Center - Bay 4 to Factory Outlet Mall & Mount Si Blvd 208
  3. Take a shuttle bus from North Bend - Premium Outlets, WA to Cle Elum, WA

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, line 628 bus, shuttle  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Seneca St to Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 3 554 / ...
  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

$25 - $35

Train, taxi  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Leavenworth Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take a taxi from Leavenworth Amtrak to Cle Elum

$164 - $245

Drive  •  1h 26m

  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 1h 26m.

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

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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 208 bus and shuttle which takes 4h 17m and costs $24 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m 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 1h 26m to drive from Seattle to Cle Elum.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Cle Elum. Prices start at $314 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Cle Elum.
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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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 Transit Center - Bay 6, take the walk to Issaquah Transit Center - Bay 4, take the line 208 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 a vehicle from Seattle to Cle Elum via Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 3, Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 1, Factory Outlet Mall & Mount Si Blvd, and North Bend - Premium Outlets, WA in around 4h 20m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Leavenworth Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Cherry St to Issaquah Transit Center - Bay 6
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Seneca St to Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 2nd Ave & Cherry St to Issaquah Transit Center - Bay 4
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Issaquah Transit Center - Bay 4 to Factory Outlet Mall & Mount Si Blvd
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 2nd Ave & Seneca St to Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
49m
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
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
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
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
airporter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Leavenworth Amtrak to Cle Elum
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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