There are 7 ways to get from Tacoma to Pullman by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Pullman  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Pullman (PUW) SEA - PUW

$146 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 55 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 Spokane, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Spokane to Pullman, WA 734

$59 - $124

5 alternative options

Fly to Lewiston, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lewiston (LWS) SEA - LWS
  2. Take the bus from Lewiston to Pullman

$145 - $429

Fly to Spokane, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Spokane (GEG) SEA - GEG
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Airport to WSU French Admin, Pullman, WA

$111 - $282

Train, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Dome Station to Tukwila Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle / ...
  2. Take the bus from Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA to WSU French Admin, Pullman, WA Weekend Express EB

$86 - $121

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to 4th Ave S & Jackson St 594
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Pullman, WA 732

$78 - $194

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Pullman 301.2 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tacoma to Pullman is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tacoma to Pullman is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Tacoma and Pullman is 252 miles. The road distance is 301.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Tacoma to Pullman, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tacoma to Pullman. However, there are services departing from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D and arriving at Pullman, WA via Seattle, Wa and Spokane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Tacoma to Pullman 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tacoma to Pullman via Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St, Seattle, Wa, Spokane, Wa, and Spokane in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Pullman
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Lewiston
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Spokane
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Train from Tacoma Dome Station to Tukwila Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tacoma Amtrak to Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Northwestern Trailways
Phone
+1 800-366-6975
Website
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Lewiston to Pullman
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Spokane to Pullman, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
Bus from Spokane to Pullman
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
northwesterntrailways.com
Wheatland Express
Website
wheatlandexpress.com
Bus from Spokane Airport to WSU French Admin, Pullman, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
wheatlandexpress.com
Bus from Southcenter Mall, Seattle, WA to WSU French Admin, Pullman, WA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
wheatlandexpress.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to 4th Ave S & Jackson St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Pullman, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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