There are 6 ways to get from Space Needle to Ballard Locks by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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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Line 33 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 33 bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to Gilman Ave W & 28th Pl W 33

$3

5 alternative options

Line 24 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to 31st Ave W & W Jameson St 24 / ...

$3

Line 29 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from 1st Ave & Broad St to NW Market St & 28th Ave NW 29

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Space Needle to Ballard Locks 5 miles

$30 - $45

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Space Needle to Ballard Locks 5 miles

$13 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Walk from Space Needle to Ballard Locks 5.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Space Needle to Ballard Locks is to line 33 bus which costs $3 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Space Needle to Ballard Locks is to taxi which costs $30 - $45 and takes 9 min.

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The distance between Space Needle and Ballard Locks is 4 miles.

The line 33 bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to Gilman Ave W & 28th Pl W takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3rd Ave & Vine St and arriving at Gilman Ave W & 28th Pl W. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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

King County Metro operates a bus from Space Needle to Ballard Locks every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 18 min.

Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to Gilman Ave W & 28th Pl W
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to 31st Ave W & W Jameson St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 1st Ave & Broad St to NW Market St & 28th Ave NW
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Seattle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Space Needle to Ballard Locks
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$13 - $20
uberX
$14 - $19
WAV
$12 - $17
For Hire
$18 - $24
SELECT
$25 - $35
uberXL
$22 - $29
Black
$30 - $45
SUV
$40 - $55
Taxi from Space Needle to Ballard Locks
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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