There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP) by train, bus or shuttle

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

Recommended option

Train, line 186 bus, travel  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from King Street Station to Auburn Station
  2. Take the line 186 bus from Auburn Transit Center - Bay 2 to Griffin Ave & 1st St 186 / ...
  3. Travel from Griffin Ave & 1st St to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP)

3 alternative options

Bus, line 186 bus, travel  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Marion St to Auburn Station - Bay 4 578
  2. Take the line 186 bus from Auburn Transit Center - Bay 2 to Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E 186 / ...
  3. Travel from Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP)

Train, travel  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from King Street Station to Sumner Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle
  2. Travel from Sumner Station to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP)

Shuttle, travel  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Grand Hyatt to Crystal Mountain Resort, WA
  2. Travel from Crystal Mountain Resort, WA to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP)

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP) is 58 miles.

It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP), including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP).
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  • Distance: 58 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP), WA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP). However, you can take the train to Auburn Station, take the walk to Auburn Transit Center - Bay 2, take the line 186 bus to Griffin Ave & 1st St, then take the travel to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP). Alternatively, you can take the bus to Auburn Station - Bay 4, take the walk to Auburn Transit Center - Bay 2, take the line 186 bus to Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E, then take the travel to Mount Rainier National Park (MRNP).

Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Train from King Street Station to Auburn Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Train from King Street Station to Sumner Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Auburn Transit Center - Bay 2 to Griffin Ave & 1st St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Auburn Transit Center - Bay 2 to Griffin Ave & Roosevelt Ave E
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
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
Seattle Ski Shuttle
Website
seattleskishuttle.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Grand Hyatt to Crystal Mountain Resort, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
seattleskishuttle.com
Book at
seattleskishuttle.com

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