Located at the heart of Washington State, Wenatchee is a short trip from nearly anywhere in the northwest. The stunning Cascade Range to the west, the fertile Columbia Plateau to the east, and the mighty Columbia River in the middle carve out a unique mix of climate, geography and opportunity.
Traveling By Bus or Rail
Once you are in Wenatchee, you can take advantage of a convenient public transportation system called Link Transit with service to Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Chelan, and Waterville.
For transportation services offered by Amtrak, visit www.amtrak.com.
Traveling By Air
Landing in East Wenatchee just 4 miles from downtown Wenatchee, with daily commercial airline flights to and from Seattle via Horizon Air, freight services, charter air services, rental cars, ground transportation, hotel shuttles, a cafe and more, flying into the Valley is so EASY.
The Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel and Red Lion Hotel offer free shuttle service to and from the airport.
For more information, and flight listings, please see these services’ individual websites:
Traveling by Automobile
From the North: Travel south on Highway 97 or 97A until you arrive in Wenatchee/East Wenatchee.
From the South: Travel north on 1-82 to Ellensburg, then follow Highway 97 to Wenatchee; or go through Vantage on 1-90 and connect to Hwy 281, then 28 at Quincy, and continue westward to Wenatchee/East Wenatchee.
From the East: Travel west on Highways 2 or 28 to Wenatchee; or take 1-90 west to Highway 281, connect to Highway 28 at Quincy, then continue westward to Wenatchee/East Wenatchee.
From the West: Travel east on Highway 2 until you arrive in Wenatchee; or take 1-90 to Cle Elum, then exit onto Highway 97 to Wenatchee/East Wenatchee.
Traveling Via Electric Vehicle?
Our definitive “go to” for info on this is Plug-InNCW charging station locations