How far is Tacoma from Seattle?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Tacoma and Seattle is 24.97 miles (40.19 km).

Flight distance from Tacoma, WA to Seattle, WA is 24.97 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 04 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Tacoma, Washington to Seattle, Washington is: 33.81 miles (54.41 km) by car.

Driving from Tacoma to Seattle will take approximately 00 hours 37 minutes.

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#1 Tacoma

County seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States

Population 219945
GPS Coordinates 47°15'10"N 122°26'39"W
Latitude 47.2528800
Longitude -122.4442900
Altitude 74
Country United States
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#2 Seattle

City in Washington, United States; county seat of King County

Population 769714
GPS Coordinates 47°36'22"N 122°19'55"W
Latitude 47.6062100
Longitude -122.3320700
Altitude 56
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Tacoma and Seattle

The distance between Tacoma and Seattle is 54 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 36 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Tacoma and Seattle. The current time is 12:44:55.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 01 hours 07 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 50 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 40 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 33 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 28 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 27 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 25 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 4.52 liters (1.19 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Tacoma and Seattle.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Tacoma to Seattle is $4.03 (diesel $4.44).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.38 (Diesel $3.72) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 04, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Tacoma and Seattle (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Artondale, WA to Tacoma 15.23 miles (25 km)

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Driving distance from Auburn, WA to Tacoma 14.31 miles (23 km)

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Driving distance from Bellevue, WA to Tacoma 36.39 miles (59 km)

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Driving distance from Bellingham, WA to Tacoma 123.27 miles (198 km)

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Driving distance from Bonney Lake, WA to Tacoma 15.96 miles (26 km)

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Driving distance from DuPont, WA to Tacoma 16.9 miles (27 km)

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Driving distance from Edgewood, WA to Tacoma 8.92 miles (14 km)

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Driving distance from Elk Plain, WA to Tacoma 17.99 miles (29 km)

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Driving distance from Everett, WA to Tacoma 61.85 miles (100 km)

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Driving distance from Federal Way, WA to Tacoma 13.23 miles (21 km)

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Driving distance from Fife, WA to Tacoma 5.54 miles (9 km)

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Driving distance from Frederickson, WA to Tacoma 14.88 miles (24 km)

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