Transportation & Tour Options to Mt. Rainier National Park
Are you flying in to climb Rainier and you don't want to rent a car that will just sit in Ashford for 5 days? Or are you flying to Seattle to board a cruise ship and you want to visit Rainier either pre- or post-cruise? Perhaps you are staying with friends or at a local hotel, or are you driving to Mt. Rainier from the airport? Here you will find contact information for your transportation options.
- Hesselgrave International: 800-422-4042 (25 - 57 Persons)
- Grayline Charters: 206-626-5270 (54 or more persons)
- Ace Taxi: 253-589-1000; Round trip transportation between SeaTac airport and Ashford. Also serving most communities around Mt. Rainier from Olympia to Seattle.
- Yellow Cab Inc: 253-848-2930; No airport pickup but available for return trip to SeaTac from Ashford. Also available to pickup anywhere in Tacoma area.
SPECIALIZED GROUP TOURS
- Adventure Outdoors | Website
509 1st Ave. W., Seattle, WA 98119
Toll free: (800) 755-3789 or 206-286-7550
Contact for customized tours only. Offering Salmon BBQ at Paradise and more.
- Beeline Tours Ltd. | Website
Toll free: (800) 959-8387 or 206-632-5162
Provides custom charter service and private touring options for groups of 10 or more. Beeline Tours can create a unique Mt. Rainer experience around your schedule. Each tour is lead by a certified naturalist and can include meals, photography, hiking, birding and more, along with overnight accommodations.
- Customized Tours | Website
325 5th Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109
Toll Free: 1-888-554-8687 or 206-878-3965
Enjoy a fun-filled, day-long tour of the breathtakingly-beautiful wonderland that is Mount Rainier National Park. Heading south from Seattle, we'll enter through the Nisqually park entrance and continue up the scenic, winding road to the new Paradise Jackson Visitor Center at an elevation of 5,400 ft.
- Discover Nature, LLC | Website
Enjoy a professional guided, small group tour (6 people maximum). Hike in old growth forests, feel the
mist of thundering waterfalls on your face, look for pika, marmots, fox, deer, bear, and other wildlife;
learn about wildflowers and native trees, hear about the colorful people who pioneered the creation of
the park, and of course, stand in awe at the sight of the magnificent Mt. Rainier!
Enjoy your own lunch (a stop is made on the way to purchase lunch and/or snack items) or choose to eat
in the cafeteria or restaurant at Paradise.
Our day tour to Mt. Rainier National Park is offered year round. Snowshoes are provided for hiking
while trails are snow covered.
- Evergreen Escapes | Website
801 S Fidalgo St. Suite 110, Seattle, WA, 98108
Toll Free: 866-203-7603 or 206-650-5795
Pick up at hotels/cruise terminal.
Two Tours to choose from:
All are lead by Naturalist Guides in bio-fueled Mercedes Vans or 4WD Jeeps.
1) Mt. Rainier National Park Glaciers, Waterfalls & Wildlife
8am - 6pm
Lunch and breaks included
$195 per person + tax
2) Ultimate Rainier National Park
1pm - 10pm (9 hours)
July 1st-October 1st
Dinner at the Summit House Restaurant included
$249 per person + tax
- Grayline Tours | Website
Toll Free: 1-800-824-8897 or 206-626-5200
Mt. Rainier Vista Tour:
Pick-ups at downtown Seattle hotels from 8:30am
Daily May 1-Sept 30
8 hour tour
Lunch on your own
Adult $95; Child $65
Tours only available as a roundtrip same-day tour. No one-way transportation to the mountain.
- Seattle Tours / Tours Northwest | Website
Toll Free: 1-888-293-1404 or (206) 768-1234
Adults: $99.27 plus tax ($109))
Children (3-12): $71 plus tax ($79)
Mt. Rainier National Park Tour - 24 passenger van; Lunch on your own.
Call for Reservations 7am-10pm PST.
- Shuttle Express | Website
800 SW 16th St., Renton WA, 98057
Phone: (425) 981-7000
Customized Van and Town Car service for trips to Mt. Rainier National Park.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SHUTTLE
Due to budget restraints, the National Park Service Shuttle will not be available in 2013.