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Seattle-Leavenworth Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Seattle to Leavenworth. Traveling by bus from Seattle to Leavenworth usually takes around 3 hours and 20 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance78 mi (125 km)
Shortest duration3h 20m
Cheapest price$50.35
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Seattle, WA to Leavenworth, WA

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

ELIZABETH

July 24, 2021 - Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

5.0

Lisa

January 11, 2021 - Couples trip

Amtrak Thruway

The stay and town

The stay and town

5.0

Greta

December 13, 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: The ride was smooth. The bus was warm but not hot. Interior clean. Cons: NA.

Pros: The ride was smooth. The bus was warm but not hot. Interior clean. Cons: NA.

Seattle to Leavenworth Route Map

Seattle Leavenworth

Price trends for buses from Seattle to Leavenworth

Average prices by travel date

$57$38$19JulAug

Monthly average prices

$63$50$38$25$13ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$63$50$38$25$133020100

What bus companies travel from Seattle to Leavenworth?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Seattle to Leavenworth. Amtrak Thruway is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway13h 20m$50.35
  • 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 Leavenworth start at $50. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Seattle to Leavenworth 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 3 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 125 kilometers from Seattle to Leavenworth. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Seattle to Leavenworth for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Leavenworth, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Seattle?

There is usually only one bus per day from Seattle to Leavenworth. It leaves the station in Seattle at 8:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Seattle to Leavenworth. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Seattle to Leavenworth; ticket prices start at $25.18.

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.

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?

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.

Where does the bus arrive in Leavenworth?

Arrival stations

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

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