SeaTac to Olympia bus

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SeaTac - Olympia Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from SeaTac to Olympia. Traveling by bus from SeaTac to Olympia usually takes around one hour and 23 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance40 mi (64 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price$12.99
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from SeaTac to Olympia

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




March 22, 2024- Visiting family

FlixBus US

Pros: Convenient-I didn’t ha be to drive or battle traffic. Cons: More scheduled buses. Tips: None.



December 14, 2023- Visiting family

FlixBus US

Pros: Not having to drive myself was a relief. Cons: More buses on the schedule. Tips: Book early.

How much is a bus ticket from SeaTac to Olympia?

Bus tickets for a trip from SeaTac to Olympia cost $13.49 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. 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 SeaTac to Olympia in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $13 to $16. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 20, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Olympia this week, bus tickets are available starting at $13.

Monthly average prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from SeaTac to Olympia, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $13 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 24 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $2.89 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from SeaTac to Olympia?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from SeaTac to Olympia. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US31h 23m$14.45
  • 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 3 trips per day from SeaTac to Olympia, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 23 minutes to cover the 40 miles from SeaTac to Olympia. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 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.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 Olympia, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from SeaTac to Olympia, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from SeaTac to Olympia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from SeaTac to Olympia without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in SeaTac?

Main departure station: Seattle Seatac Arpt (E)

Most buses depart from the main station in SeaTac.

All bus stations in SeaTac:

  • Seattle Seatac Arpt (E)

Where does the bus arrive in Olympia?

Main arrival station: Olympia (Intercity Transit)

All buses from SeaTac arrive at one main station in Olympia.

All bus stations in Olympia:

  • Olympia (Intercity Transit)

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