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Seattle - Everett Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Seattle to Everett. Traveling by bus from Seattle to Everett usually takes around 4 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 30 minutes.

Distance26 mi (43 km)
Shortest duration0h 30m
Cheapest price$14.27
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Seattle to Everett

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

SARA

July 19, 2021- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Very nice, helpful driver let us know the stops, duration and what was available at each, and the bus was comfortable and clean. Cons: It was great. Tips: Definitely a bargain and you get to sightsee.

Pros: Very nice, helpful driver let us know the stops, duration and what was available at each, and the bus was comfortable and clean. Cons: It was great. Tips: Definitely a bargain and you get to sightsee.

How much is a bus ticket from Seattle to Everett?

$42.44 is the average price of a bus ticket from Seattle to Everett. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$58$39$19MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Seattle to Everett is expected to range from C$40 to C$45. If you are looking to travel to Everett within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$44. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$40 and can be found on June 12, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$32$26$19$13$6JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$14 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Seattle to Everett in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$26 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$65$52$39$26$133020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$3.50 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Seattle to Everett?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Seattle to Everett that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Amtrak Thruway usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway34h 7m$44.91
FlixBus US20h 44m$18.20
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Seattle to Everett start at $14. On average, there are 3 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Seattle to Everett, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Seattle to Everett during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 43 kilometers from Seattle to Everett. However, the fastest bus only takes 30 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Seattle to Everett at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Seattle?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Seattle to Everett, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Seattle to Everett every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Seattle to Everett; ticket prices start at $14.27.

City Information

Seattle

Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park. These offerings and more make Seattle one of the best vacation destination in Washington.

Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.

Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Seattle?

Seattle, WA - King Street Station - SEAAMT-0

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Departure stations

King Street Station is the main station for Amtrak train service and Greyhound bus service in Seattle, with connections to local public transit like the Link Light Rail and King County Metro at the International District/Chinatown station one block away. Located near downtown Seattle in the trendy Pioneer Square neighborhood, King Street Station opened in 1906 and continues to impress travelers with its restored Italian architecture and Venetian-style clocktower. King Street Station has on-site Amtrak staff, restrooms, and vending machines, and while there are no restaurants in the station, several nearby coffee shops and eateries make it easy to fuel up before your trip.

All bus stations in Seattle:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

  • Pacific Central Station

  • 10251 St Edwards Dr

  • 622 S Lane St & 6th Ave S

  • U of Washington (Condon Hall)

Where does the bus arrive in Everett?

Arrival stations

All buses from Seattle arrive at one main station in Everett.

Bus stations in Everett:

  • 3201 Smith Ave

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