There are 4 ways to get from Yakima to Tacoma by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 52 min

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

$128 - $573

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Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Yakima, Wa to Seattle, Wa 6901 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St to Pacific Ave & S 14th St 594

$22 - $49

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Bus, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Yakima, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Ellensburg, Wa to Seattle, Wa
  3. Take the train from King Street Station to Tacoma Dome Station

$33 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Yakima to Tacoma 157.3 miles

$15 - $23

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No, there is no direct bus from Yakima to Tacoma. However, there are services departing from Yakima, Wa and arriving at Pacific Ave & S 14th St via Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Yakima and Tacoma is 103 miles. The road distance is 157.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Yakima to Tacoma without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Yakima to Tacoma, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Yakima to Tacoma is to fly which takes 1 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Yakima Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 42 min.

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Yakima to Tacoma bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Pacific Ave & S 14th St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yakima to Tacoma is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Yakima to Tacoma.

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

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Map of how to get from Yakima to Tacoma.
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  • Distance: 102.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Yakima to Tacoma 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yakima to Tacoma via Seattle, Wa and Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St in around 4 h 12 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Yakima to Seattle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Yakima, Wa to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Yakima, Wa to Ellensburg, Wa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Ellensburg, Wa to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St to Pacific Ave & S 14th St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org

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There are 139+ hotels available in Tacoma. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Yakima to Yakima Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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