Travel Times

Traveler Notice

Know before you go
Traffic Revision in place for eastbound SR 16 drivers going to southbound I-5. Through June, drivers will merge left after Union Avenue to access SB I-5 using new HOV lanes. Learn more at

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Travel times as of 8:20 PM Monday, May 20, 2019

Route DescriptionDistance
Travel Time
Travel Time
I-5Olympia to Tacoma28.022828
I-5Olympia to Lacey (SR 510)6.6277
I-5Lacey (SR 510) to JBLM Main Gate9.0489
I-5JBLM Main Gate to Lakewood (SR 512)6.3166
I-5Lakewood (SR 512) to Tacoma6.0566
I-5Tacoma to Pierce/King Co. Line4.2644
I-5Tacoma to Federal Way8.8399
I-5Tacoma to Olympia28.032828
I-5Pierce/King Co. Line to Tacoma4.7755
I-5Tacoma to Lakewood (SR 512)6.0666
I-5Lakewood (SR 512) to JBLM Main Gate6.3166
I-5JBLM Main Gate to Lacey9.0499
I-5Lacey (SR 510) to Olympia6.6277

What do the colors on the numbers mean?

  • Green: Current travel time is less than the average.
  • Blue: Current travel time is the same as the average.
  • Red: It will take longer to get there than your average commute.

The average HOV time is not shown but the times have been colored to indicate the difference from the average time.