There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Space Needle by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Line 3 bus  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from 3rd Ave & Pike St to 5th Ave N & Broad St 3 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seattle to Space Needle 1.4 miles

$11 - $14

Uber  •  3 min

  1. Take an Uber from Seattle to Space Needle 1.4 miles

$5 - $9

Walk  •  28 min

  1. Walk from Seattle to Space Needle 1.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Space Needle is to line 3 bus which costs $3 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Space Needle is to taxi which costs $11 - $14 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3rd Ave & Pike St and arriving at 5th Ave N & Broad St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Space Needle is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Space Needle without a car is to line 3 bus which takes 9 min and costs $3.

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The line 3 bus from 3rd Ave & Pike St to 5th Ave N & Broad St takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Seattle to Space Needle bus services, operated by King County Metro, depart from 3rd Ave & Pike St station.

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Seattle to Space Needle bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at 5th Ave N & Broad St station.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Space Needle. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Space Needle.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Space Needle, WA, USA?

King County Metro operates a bus from Seattle to Space Needle every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 3rd Ave & Pike St to 5th Ave N & Broad St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Seattle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Seattle to Space Needle
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$90
UberX
$5 - $9
WAV
$5 - $8
Taxi
$5 - $8
Select
$9 - $14
UberXL
$7 - $11
Black
$12 - $16
Black SUV
$19 - $25
Taxi from Seattle to Space Needle
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
STITA Taxi
Phone
+1 206-246-9999
Website
stitataxi.com
https://www.seattle.gov/
Phone
+1 206-386-1298
Website
seattle.gov
Seattle Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 206-622-6500
Website
seattleyellowcab.com
Jean's Taxi
Phone
+1 360-286-9462
Website
jeanstaxi.com

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