There are 4 ways to get from Stanwood to Olympia by bus, train or car

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Bus via Tacoma  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from 88th Ave NW & Hwy 532 to Stewart St & 4th Ave 422
  2. Take the bus from Stewart St & 3rd Ave to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E 594 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tacoma Dome Station Zone G to Capitol at 7th [nb] 612

$6 - $24

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Stanwood Amtrak to Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades

$31 - $45

Bus  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Everett, Wa to Olympia, Wa 1429

$18 - $27

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Stanwood to Olympia 114.5 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Stanwood to Olympia is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Stanwood to Olympia is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stanwood to Olympia. However, there are services departing from 88th Ave NW & Hwy 532 and arriving at Capitol at 7th [nb] via Stewart St & 3rd Ave and Tacoma Dome Station Zone G. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Stanwood and Olympia is 87 miles. The road distance is 114.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stanwood to Olympia without a car is to bus via Tacoma which takes 4h 15m and costs $5 - $25.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Stanwood to Olympia, including transfers.

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Stanwood to Olympia bus services, operated by Community Transit, depart from 88th Ave NW & Hwy 532 station.

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The best way to get from Stanwood to Olympia is to bus via Tacoma which takes 4h 15m and costs $5 - $25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4h 28m.

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Stanwood to Olympia bus services, operated by Intercity Transit, arrive at Capitol at 7th [nb] station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stanwood to Olympia is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Stanwood to Olympia.

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  • Distance: 87.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Stanwood, WA, USA and Olympia, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Stanwood to Olympia via Stewart St & 3rd Ave, Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E, and Tacoma Dome Station Zone G in around 4h 15m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Stanwood to Olympia once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 27m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stanwood Amtrak to Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Community Transit
Phone
(800) 562-1375
Email
riders@commtrans.org
Website
communitytransit.org
Bus from 88th Ave NW & Hwy 532 to Stewart St & 4th Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
More information at
communitytransit.org
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Stewart St & 3rd Ave to Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Sound Transit
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Everett, Wa to Olympia, Wa
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50

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