Distance from Seattle, Washington to Olympia, Washington


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The distance from Seattle, Washington to Olympia, Washington is 47.5 miles by the driving route, 47.5 miles by the biking route, and 47.5 miles by the walking route. The straight line distance between Seattle and Olympia is 47.5 miles (airplane route). The distances via different routes and the durations needed to travel from Seattle to Olympia are summarized in Table 1. The estimated gasoline cost of driving from Seattle to Olympia is summarized in Table 2.

Table 1. Travel Distance & Duration from Seattle, WA to Olympia, WA

Travel RouteDistance (mi) Distance (km)Travel Time
driving Driving 47.5 mi 76.4 km
biking Bicycling 47.5 mi 76.4 km
walking Walking 47.5 mi 76.4 km
flying Airplane 47.5 mi 76.4 km 5.7 minutes
Note: Distances of driving, bicycling, and walking routes and travel durations are calculated using Google Maps services API. Airplane distance and travel time are calculated using straight line and flying speed of 500 miles per hour [reference].

Table 2. Gasoline Cost of Traveling from Seattle to Olympia by Car

Fuel Economy Distance (driving) Fuel Cost
20 mpg47.5 miles$4.75
25 mpg47.5 miles$3.80
30 mpg47.5 miles$3.17
35 mpg47.5 miles$2.71
40 mpg47.5 miles$2.37
50 mpg47.5 miles$1.90
Note: Gasoline price used in the calculation is $2.00 per gallon.

Table 3. Distance from Seattle, WA to Nearby Cities

From Seattle, WA to Bainbridge Island, WA 7.5 miles
From Seattle, WA to Kirkland, WA 8.9 miles
From Seattle, WA to Bellevue, WA 9.2 miles
From Seattle, WA to Shoreline, WA 9.4 miles
From Seattle, WA to Burien, WA 10.0 miles

Also see Distance from Seattle to other countries; Distance from Seattle to other world cities; Distance from Seattle to nearby airports.