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There are 4 ways to get from Tacoma to Ballard by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 40 bus  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Pacific Ave & S 14th St to 4th Ave S & Jackson St 594
  2. Take the line 40 bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to 24th Ave NW & NW 65th St 18 / ...

$6 - $7

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Train, line 40 bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Dome Station to King Street Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle
  2. Take the line 40 bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to 24th Ave NW & NW 65th St 18 / ...

$8 - $9

Taxi  •  50m

  1. Take a taxi from Tacoma to Ballard 39.9 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  50m

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Ballard 39.9 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Tacoma to Ballard is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Tacoma to Ballard is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tacoma to Ballard. However, there are services departing from Pacific Ave & S 14th St and arriving at 24th Ave NW & NW 65th St via 4th Ave S & S Jackson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Tacoma and Ballard is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Ballard without a car is to bus and line 40 bus which takes 1h 39m and costs $5 - $7.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Tacoma to Ballard, including transfers.

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Tacoma to Ballard bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from Pacific Ave & S 14th St station.

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Tacoma to Ballard bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at 24th Ave NW & NW 65th St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tacoma to Ballard is 40 miles. It takes approximately 50m to drive from Tacoma to Ballard.

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There are 602+ hotels available in Ballard. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

What companies run services between Tacoma, WA, USA and Ballard, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Tacoma to Ballard via 4th Ave S & Jackson St and 4th Ave S & S Jackson St in around 1h 39m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Pacific Ave & S 14th St to 4th Ave S & Jackson St
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 4th Ave S & S Jackson St to 24th Ave NW & NW 65th St
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
Taxi from Tacoma to Ballard
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$250 - $310
King Cab
Phone
+1 253-474-8294
Website
kingcabnw.com
Fort Lewis Taxi
Phone
+1 253-582-3000
Website
fortlewistaxi.org
Fair Fares Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 253-267-5599
Website
taxifairfares.com

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