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.

Recommended option

Line 33 bus  •  36 min

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

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 24 bus  •  38 min

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

$2 - $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

$2 - $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

$8 - $13

Walk  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Walk from Space Needle to Ballard Locks 5.2 miles

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 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Bus operators
King County Metro
Website
metro.kingcounty.gov
Bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to Gilman Ave W & 28th Pl W
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metro.kingcounty.gov
Bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to 31st Ave W & W Jameson St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metro.kingcounty.gov
Bus from 1st Ave & Broad St to NW Market St & 28th Ave NW
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metro.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
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
WAV
$11 - $16
POOL
$8 - $13
uberX
$8 - $12
For Hire
$15 - $20
SELECT
$20 - $27
uberXL
$19 - $26
Black
$26 - $35
SUV
$35 - $45
Taxi from Space Needle to Ballard Locks
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
STITA Taxi
Phone
+1 206-246-9999
Website
stitataxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Space Needle to Ballard Locks?

The distance between Space Needle and Ballard Locks is 6 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Space Needle to Ballard Locks?

The cheapest way to get from Space Needle to Ballard Locks is to line 33 bus which costs $2 - $3 and takes 36 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Space Needle to Ballard Locks?

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

Is there a direct bus between Space Needle and Ballard Locks?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 3rd Ave & Vine St and arriving at Gilman Ave W & 28th Pl W. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Space Needle to Ballard Locks?

The line 33 bus from 3rd Ave & Vine St to Gilman Ave W & 28th Pl W takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.