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Seattle - Mt Vernon Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Seattle to Mt Vernon. Traveling by bus from Seattle to Mt Vernon usually takes around one hour and 34 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Thruway bus can make the trip in just one hour and 25 minutes.

Distance56 mi (91 km)
Shortest duration1h 25m
Cheapest price$23.08
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Seattle to Mt Vernon

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Nora

August 27, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Comfortable, affordable and straightforward. Cons: Finding how and where to catch this bus was a challenge! Zero signage, zero information. The only way I found it was Stopping a series of strangers who bit by bit were able to help me find the proper building and...

Pros: Comfortable, affordable and straightforward. Cons: Finding how and where to catch this bus was a challenge! Zero signage, zero information. The only way I found it was Stopping a series of strangers who bit by bit were able to help me find the proper building and then the secret unmarked spot where the unmarked bus was parked. Tips: See above.

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Price trends for buses from Seattle to Mt Vernon

Average prices by travel date

$38$26$13MayJun

Monthly average prices

$32$26$19$13$6JJASONDJFMAM

Prices as travel date approaches

$64$51$38$26$133020100

What bus companies travel from Seattle to Mt Vernon?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Seattle to Mt Vernon. 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 Thruway11h 35m$24.40
  • 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 Mt Vernon start at $23. 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 Mt Vernon 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 one hour and 34 minutes to cover the 91 kilometers from Seattle to Mt Vernon. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 25 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. 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?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Seattle?

There is usually only one bus per day from Seattle to Mt Vernon. It leaves the station in Seattle at 12:00pm 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 bus schedules are there most days?

There is usually only one bus per day from Seattle to Mt Vernon. 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 Mt Vernon; ticket prices start at $23.08.

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

Where does the bus arrive in Mt Vernon?

Arrival stations

All buses from Seattle arrive at one main station in Mt Vernon.

Bus stations in Mt Vernon:

  • Skagit Transp Ctr - 105 E Kincaid St

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