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Seattle - Everett Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Seattle to Everett. Traveling by bus from Seattle to Everett usually takes around 4 hours and 21 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 40 minutes.

Distance26 mi (43 km)
Shortest duration0h 40m
Cheapest price$11.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Seattle to Everett

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




July 19, 2021- Solo travel

Amtrak Thruway

Pros: Very nice, helpful driver let us know the stops, duration and what was available at each, and the bus was comfortable and clean. Cons: It was great. Tips: Definitely a bargain and you get to sightsee.

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What bus companies travel from Seattle to Everett?

There are 4 bus lines from Seattle to Everett available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. Amtrak Thruway offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway25h 51m$62.77
FlixBus US10h 45m$14.05
Greyhound10h 40m$13.86
Northwestern Stage Lines21h 8m$24.00
  • 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 Everett start at $11. On average, there are 2 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • 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 1 trips per day from Seattle to Everett, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Seattle to Everett every day, with the average journey taking around 0 hours and 40 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Everett usually start from $11.

  • Book Northwestern Stage Lines from Seattle to Everett from $24. There are 2 trips per day offered by Northwestern Stage Lines from Seattle to Everett and you can expect on average to pay for a Northwestern Stage Lines ticket to Everett. In Seattle, Northwestern Stage Lines departs to Everett from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and one other station. In Everett, Northwestern Stage Lines arrives at 3201 Smith Ave .

    An average trip on Northwestern Stage Lines from Seattle to Everett takes 1 hours and 8 minutes , while the fastest available Northwestern Stage Lines trip will get you to Everett in 0 hours and 40 minutes .

    On weekends, Northwestern Stage Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Everett.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 26 miles from Seattle to Everett. However, the fastest bus only takes 40 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Seattle to Everett at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Seattle to Everett, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Seattle to Everett 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 Seattle to Everett without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Seattle to Everett; ticket prices start at $11.00.

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.


Everett, on the USA's north-western coast, is only 25 miles from Seattle and has become a buzzing satellite city for people working there. Downtown Everett has lots of great restaurants and bars serving cuisines from Asian to Peruvian and an array of popular coffee shops. The city is known for its fun outdoor and aerospace-themed attractions such as the High Trek Adventures Aerial Park, the Flying Heritage Collection, and the Future of Flight Aviation Centre.

Everett is bisected by Interstate 5, meaning it has direct connections to Seattle and Vancouver by road. The main transport hub of Everett Station serves both trains and buses, including Amtrak routes to Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, and Chicago. The city also has service from several bus companies, such as Jefferson Lines, which go to Portland, Vancouver, 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

  • Bus Terminal - 503 S Royal Brougham Way

  • 10251 St Edwards Dr

  • Pacific Central Station

  • 622 S Lane St & 6th Ave S

Where does the bus arrive in Everett?

Main arrival station: 3201 Smith Ave

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

All bus stations in Everett:

  • 3201 Smith Ave

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