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Seattle - Leavenworth Bus Schedule

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Bus Route Overview: Seattle to Leavenworth

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$53.95
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Seattle to Leavenworth

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Marley

April 30, 2022- Vacation

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: The bus was comfortable and on time! Cons: Nothing. Tips: None.

Pros: The bus was comfortable and on time! Cons: Nothing. Tips: None.

5.0

Gildardo

December 21, 2021- Vacation

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: The experience for traveling safe to Leavenworth was priceless. Cons: Maybe a short stay at Everett . Tips: Bring some snacks / water.

Pros: The experience for traveling safe to Leavenworth was priceless. Cons: Maybe a short stay at Everett . Tips: Bring some snacks / water.

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

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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What bus companies travel from Seattle to Leavenworth?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Seattle to Leavenworth. Amtrak Thruway is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway13h 21m$53.95
  • 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 $54. 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Seattle to Leavenworth?

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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by buses from Seattle to Leavenworth on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Wednesday. Wednesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

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 $26.98.

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.

Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a truly unique destination since it looks exactly like a Bavarian mountain village. Most buildings are alpine-style lodges, and restaurants and cafes serve delicious German-style beer and food. The city is a year-round tourist destination not just for its German-themed events such as Oktoberfest, but also for its gorgeous outdoor scene. Visitors can explore a reindeer farm, hike in Icicle Gorge, wander through Eagle Creek, and enjoy the Leavenworth Ski Hill in winter. There's also the famous Nutcracker Museum, which has over 6,000 nut-cracking tools.

Leavenworth's closest airport is the Pangborn Memorial Airport, about 45 minutes away by car. The Amtrak Empire Builder has service from Philadelphia, Seattle, Portland, and more for more direct access to the town. Buses service the town from across the nation, including from Chicago, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Seattle?

Seattle, WA - King Street Station - SEAAMT-0

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Main departure station: King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

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

Where does the bus arrive in Leavenworth?

Main arrival station: 585 Hwy 2

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

Bus stations in Leavenworth:

  • 585 Hwy 2

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