There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Shelton by train, bus, ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus, line 6 bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from King Street Station to Tacoma Dome Station
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Olympia Transit Center to Cascade Ave & Olympic Hwy S 6 / ...

$17 - $29

Cheapest option

Ferry, line 3 bus, bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle to Bremerton
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Bremerton Ferry Terminal to Bill Hunter Park 3 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bill Hunter Park to Transit-Community Center 1 / ...

$4 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus, line 6 bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from 2nd Ave & Cherry St to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G 594
  2. Take the bus from Commerce at S. 10th [sb] to Capitol at State [nb] 612 / ...
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Olympia Transit Center to Transit-Community Center 6 / ...

$6 - $9

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 14 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 2nd Ave & Cherry St and arriving at Transit-Community Center via Commerce at S. 10th [sb] and Olympia Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 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 bus and line 6 bus which takes 2 h 41 min and costs $16 - $29.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Seattle to Shelton, including transfers.

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Seattle to Shelton bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from 2nd Ave & Cherry St 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 22+ 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: 2 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle to Shelton via Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G, Commerce at S. 10th [sb], Capitol at State [nb], and Olympia Transit Center in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tacoma, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Mason Transit
Phone
360-427-5033
Email
mta@masontransit.org
Website
masontransit.org
Bus from Olympia Transit Center to Cascade Ave & Olympic Hwy S
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
masontransit.org
Bus from Bremerton Ferry Terminal to Bill Hunter Park
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
masontransit.org
Bus from Bill Hunter Park to Transit-Community Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
masontransit.org
Bus from Olympia Transit Center to Transit-Community Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
masontransit.org
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave & Cherry St to Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone G
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Ferry operators
Washington State Ferries
Kitsap Transit
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry from Pier 52 Seattle Dock to Bremerton Fast Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
kitsaptransit.com

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