There are 4 ways to get from Tacoma to Port Orchard by bus, ferry, taxi or car

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Line 1 bus, bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Pacific Ave & 11th St S to 6th Ave & Pearl St N 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma, WA to Purdy, WA
  3. Take the bus from Purdy Park & Ride to Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock

$9 - $10

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Line 1 bus, bus, ferry  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Pacific Ave & 11th St S to 6th Ave & Pearl St N 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tacoma, WA to Gorst, WA
  3. Take the ferry from Bremerton Foot Ferry Dock to Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock

$16 - $44

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tacoma to Port Orchard 26.6 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Port Orchard 26.6 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Tacoma to Port Orchard is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tacoma to Port Orchard is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tacoma to Port Orchard. However, there are services departing from Pacific Ave & 11th St S and arriving at Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock via Tacoma, WA and Purdy Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Tacoma and Port Orchard is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Port Orchard without a car is to line 1 bus and bus which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $9 - $10.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Tacoma to Port Orchard, including transfers.

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Tacoma to Port Orchard bus services, operated by Pierce Transit, depart from Pacific Ave & 11th St S station.

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Tacoma to Port Orchard bus services, operated by Kitsap Transit, arrive at Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tacoma to Port Orchard is 27 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Tacoma to Port Orchard.

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There are 328+ hotels available in Port Orchard. Prices start at $130 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 21.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Tacoma, WA, USA and Port Orchard, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Tacoma to Port Orchard via 6th Ave & Pearl St N, Tacoma, WA, Purdy, WA, and Purdy Park & Ride in around 2 h 29 min.

Bus operators
Pierce Transit
Phone
+1 253-581-8000
Website
piercetransit.org
Bus from Pacific Ave & 11th St S to 6th Ave & Pearl St N
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
piercetransit.org
Bremerton-Kitsap Airporter
Website
kitsapairporter.com
Bus from Tacoma, WA to Purdy, WA
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
kitsapairporter.com
Book at
kitsapairporter.com
Bus from Tacoma, WA to Gorst, WA
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $30
Schedules at
kitsapairporter.com
Book at
kitsapairporter.com
Kitsap Transit
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Bus from Purdy Park & Ride to Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry operators
Kitsap Transit
Website
kitsaptransit.com
Ferry from Bremerton Foot Ferry Dock to Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
kitsaptransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tacoma to Port Orchard
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Fair Fares Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 253-267-5599
Website
taxifairfares.com
King Cab
Phone
+1 253-474-8294
Website
kingcabnw.com
Fort Lewis Taxi
Phone
+1 253-582-3000
Website
fortlewistaxi.org

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