There are 4 ways to get from Yakima to Tacoma 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  •  1 h 39 min

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

$128 - $573

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Yakima, Wa to Seattle, Wa 6901 / ...

$22 - $66

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 45 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 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Yakima to Tacoma 157.3 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yakima to Tacoma is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yakima to Tacoma is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 1 h 39 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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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Yakima to Tacoma, including transfers.

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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 Tacoma, Wa via Seattle, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc. flies from Yakima to Tacoma 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Yakima to Tacoma every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Yakima to Seattle
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Train from King Street Station to Tacoma Dome Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Tacoma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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 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

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