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Pullman - Seattle Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Pullman to Seattle. Traveling by bus from Pullman to Seattle usually takes around 11 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest Northwestern Stage Lines bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance249 mi (401 km)
Shortest duration9h 10m
Cheapest price$115.00
Most frequent serviceNorthwestern Stage Lines
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How much is a bus ticket from Pullman to Seattle?

Bus tickets for a trip from Pullman to Seattle cost $121.50 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to Seattle. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from Pullman to Seattle in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $122 to $128. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 24, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Seattle this week, bus tickets are available starting at $122.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Pullman to Seattle, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $123 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 19 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $1.44 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Pullman to Seattle?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Pullman to Seattle. Northwestern Stage Lines connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Northwestern Stage Lines311h 10m$123.29
  • Book Northwestern Stage Lines from Pullman to Seattle from $115. There are 3 trips per day offered by Northwestern Stage Lines from Pullman to Seattle and you can expect on average to pay for a Northwestern Stage Lines ticket to Seattle. In Pullman, Northwestern Stage Lines departs to Seattle from Pullman . In Seattle, Northwestern Stage Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way and one other station.

    An average trip on Northwestern Stage Lines from Pullman to Seattle takes 11 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Northwestern Stage Lines trip will get you to Seattle in 9 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Northwestern Stage Lines offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Seattle.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 249 miles from Pullman to Seattle. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Seattle at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Pullman to Seattle, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Pullman to Seattle every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Pullman to Seattle; ticket prices start at $114.00.

City Information


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 Pullman?

Main departure station: Pullman

Most buses depart from the main station in Pullman.

All bus stations in Pullman:

  • Pullman

Where does the bus arrive in Seattle?

Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Seattle.

All bus stations in Seattle:

  • Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

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