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There are 5 ways to get from Tacoma to El Paso by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to El Paso (ELP) SEA - ELP

$165 - $756

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Bus via 5th / Wall  •  41h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to El Paso

$157 - $360

3 alternative options

Bus  •  43h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca 1431 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles to El Paso Tijuana-Reynosa / ...

$186 - $392

Train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to El Paso Union Depot Sunset Limited / ...

$283 - $821

Drive  •  29h 30m

  1. Drive from Tacoma to El Paso 1728.3 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Tacoma to El Paso is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 29h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Tacoma to El Paso is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tacoma to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Tacoma, Wa and arriving at El Paso via 7th / Decatur and Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tacoma station to El Paso. However, there are services departing from Tacoma Amtrak Station and arriving at El Paso Union Depot via Los Angeles Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Tacoma and El Paso is 1370 miles. The road distance is 1728.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to El Paso without a car is to bus which takes 41h 9m and costs $150 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Tacoma to El Paso, including transfers.

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Tacoma to El Paso bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tacoma, Wa station.

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Tacoma to El Paso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tacoma Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to El Paso is to fly which takes 5h 35m and costs $160 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $360 and takes 41h 9m, you could also train, which costs $280 - $850 and takes 2 days 3h.

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Map of how to get from Tacoma to El Paso.
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  • Distance: 1369.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Tacoma, WA, USA and El Paso, TX, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Tacoma to El Paso hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tacoma to El Paso via Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, 5th / Wall, and Los Angeles in around 41h 9m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to El Paso via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Seattle to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Seattle to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to El Paso
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Seattle to El Paso via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to El Paso via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tacoma Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
34h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$360 - $500
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to El Paso Union Depot
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Bus operators
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$200 - $270
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to El Paso
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to El Paso Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 2m.

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Tacoma to El Paso bus services, operated by EPLA Limo Express, arrive at El Paso station.

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El Paso is 1h ahead of Tacoma. It is currently 3:52 AM in Tacoma and 4:52 AM in El Paso.

Tacoma to El Paso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at El Paso Union Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tacoma to El Paso is 1728 miles. It takes approximately 29h 30m to drive from Tacoma to El Paso.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to El Paso Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in El Paso. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Seattle Airport is to line 574 bus which takes 42m and costs $2 - $4.

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