There are 9 ways to get from Tacoma to Ellensburg by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Seattle, Wa 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa 6910 / ...

$28 - $73

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Bus via Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St 594
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa 6910 / ...

$28 - $56

Train, bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Dome Station to King Street Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa 6910 / ...

$32 - $61

Line 574 bus, line 156 bus, bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 574 bus from D St E & 25th St E to SeaTac Station 574
  2. Take the line 156 bus from S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 to Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1 156
  3. Take the bus from Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA to Ellensburg, WA

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Ellensburg 121.3 miles

$11 - $18

Fly to Wenatchee, drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Wenatchee (EAT) SEA - EAT
  2. Drive from Wenatchee to Ellensburg

$85 - $206

Fly to Yakima  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Yakima (YKM) SEA - YKM

$130 - $578

Fly to Pasco, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Pasco (PSC) SEA - PSC
  2. Take the bus from Pasco, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa

$132 - $272

Shuttle  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from SeaTac Airport to Ellensburg, WA - CWU Starbucks Central Washington Eastbound

$47 - $82

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The cheapest way to get from Tacoma to Ellensburg is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tacoma to Ellensburg is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Tacoma and Ellensburg is 91 miles. The road distance is 121.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Tacoma to Ellensburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tacoma to Ellensburg. However, there are services departing from D St E & 25th St E and arriving at Ellensburg, WA via S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 and Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. offers flights from Seattle Airport to Wenatchee Airport.

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Tacoma to Ellensburg bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from Lakewood TC - Zone J station.

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Map of how to get from Tacoma to Ellensburg.
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  • Distance: 91.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Tacoma to Ellensburg via Seattle, Wa and Ellensburg, Wa in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Tacoma to Ellensburg 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Wenatchee
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Seattle to Yakima
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Pasco
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Pasco
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Train operators
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Pasco, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Tacoma Dome Station - Zone B to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from D St E & 25th St E to SeaTac Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 to Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Wheatland Express
Website
wheatlandexpress.com
Bus from Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA to Ellensburg, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
wheatlandexpress.com
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from SeaTac Airport to Ellensburg, WA - CWU Starbucks
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
airporter.com

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