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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Shelton by train, taxi, bus 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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Train, taxi  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Shelton

$111 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus, line 6 bus via Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Yesler Way to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E 590 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma Dome Station Zone C to Capitol at State [nb] 612
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Olympia Transit Center to Transit-Community Center 6 / ...

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA, line 6 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Olympia, Wa 1431 / ...
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Olympia Transit Center to Transit-Community Center 6 / ...

$15 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Shelton 82.1 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Shelton is to bus and line 6 bus which costs $5 - $9 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Shelton is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Shelton. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Transit-Community Center via Olympia Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Shelton is 45 miles. The road distance is 82.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Shelton without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Seattle to Shelton, including transfers.

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Seattle to Shelton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Shelton bus services, operated by Mason Transit, arrive at Transit-Community Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Shelton is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Seattle to Shelton.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Shelton. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Shelton.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Shelton via Olympia, Wa and Olympia Transit Center in around 3 h 30 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Mason Transit
Phone
360-427-5033
Email
mta@masontransit.org
Website
masontransit.org
Bus from Olympia Transit Center to Transit-Community Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
masontransit.org
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Yesler Way to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Shelton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Black Diamond Taxi
Phone
+1 360-628-3362
Website
bdtaxi.com
DC Cab
Phone
+1 360-786-5226
Website
dc-cab.com

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