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There are 4 ways to get from Yelm to Puyallup by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 94 bus, train, line 400 bus

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Yelm Ave at 3rd St to Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 400 bus from Puyallup Ave & E K St to Puyallup Station - Bay 1

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Line 94 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Yelm Ave at 3rd St to Olympia Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Olympia Transit Center to SR512 Park & Ride

2 alternative options

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Yelm to Puyallup

Drive

  1. Drive from Yelm to Puyallup

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The cheapest way to get from Yelm to Puyallup is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 44 min.

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The fastest way to get from Yelm to Puyallup is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs $95 - $120.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yelm to Puyallup. However, there are services departing from Yelm Ave at 3rd St and arriving at 5th St SW & 7th Ave SW via Olympia Transit Center, SR 512 P&R - Zone F and Tacoma Dome Station - Zone C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Yelm and Puyallup is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Yelm to Puyallup without a car is to line 94 bus and train and line 400 bus which takes 3h 10m and costs $25 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Yelm to Puyallup, including transfers.

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Yelm to Puyallup bus services, operated by Intercity Transit, depart from Yelm Ave at 3rd St station.

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Yelm to Puyallup bus services, operated by Intercity Transit, arrive at SR512 Park & Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yelm to Puyallup is 29 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Yelm to Puyallup.

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Map of how to get from Yelm to Puyallup.
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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Yelm, WA, USA and Puyallup, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Yelm to Puyallup via Olympia Transit Center, SR 512 P&R - Zone F, Tacoma Dome Station - Zone A, and Tacoma Dome Station - Zone C in around 4h 32m.

Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Olympia-Lacey Amtrak Station to Tacoma Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Intercity Transit
Phone
+1 360-786-1881
Website
intercitytransit.com
Bus from Yelm Ave at 3rd St to Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Intercity Transit
Bus from Yelm Ave at 3rd St to Olympia Transit Center
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
Intercity Transit
Bus from Olympia Transit Center to SR512 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Intercity Transit
Pierce Transit
Phone
+1 253-581-8000
Website
piercetransit.org
Bus from Puyallup Ave & E K St to Puyallup Station - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
piercetransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from Yelm to Puyallup
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
RediCab Taxi
Phone
+1 360-400-8294
Website
redicab.com
Black Diamond Taxi
Phone
+1 360-628-3362
Website
bdtaxi.com

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