How to Reach Seattle - The Easiest Way to Reach Seattle


  • The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the best way to reach Seattle. The airport is well connected and you will be able to find regular flights to and from major cities. You will also be able to find bus services from major cities in the US but these are often long journeys that are inconvenient if you have a lot of luggage.


  • Walk: Walking might get tiresome but is a good option if you combine it with the Metro.
  • Metro Transit: The Metro networks work really well. The schedules and timings are quite easy to understand.
  • Bicycle: Bicycles are not a bad way of getting around. You can easily rent one to travel around the cities. The roads are favorable to cycling.
  • Cars are not recommended for getting around Seattle as it can get pretty crowded during rush hours. It is better to book Seattle tours to explore the city on their own transportation mode.

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Modes of Transportation in Seattle

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Seattle. The most preferred mode of transport in Seattle is Car.

Average distance: 23.3 km Average time: 43.89 min

  • Car 60.98%
    Driving 42.93 min Walking 1.11 min Overall average time for 29.67 kms 44.04 min
  • Walking 8.94%
    Walking 25.27 min Driving 3.36 min Bus 0.91 min Waiting 0.45 min Overall average time for 2.76 kms 30 min
  • Train/Metro 1.63%
    Train 40 min Walking 10 min Waiting 2.5 min Overall average time for 24.14 kms 52.5 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 20.33%
    Bus 38.76 min Walking 7.24 min Waiting 6.28 min Other 1.4 min Overall average time for 16.99 kms 53.68 min
  • Bike 4.07%
    Bike 25.6 min Overall average time for 6.79 kms 25.6 min
  • Motorbike 0.81%
    Motorbike 15 min Overall average time for 9.66 kms 15 min

How to Reach Seattle from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Bothell to Seattle 15.27 km 10 mins
Bellevue to Seattle 16.59 km 24 mins
Mukilteo to Seattle 20.35 km 20 mins
Bremerton to Seattle 22.02 km 1 hour 20 mins
Kirkland to Seattle 28.41 km 32 mins
University Place to Seattle 32.75 km 32 mins
Sammamish to Seattle 33.04 km 33 mins
Redmond to Seattle 34.06 km 41 mins
Silverdale to Seattle 40.3 km 40 mins
Tacoma to Seattle 63.69 km 55 mins
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