Omak • Okanogan • Malott • Brewster • Pateros • Chelan Falls • Orondo • Wenatchee • Quincy • George • Ellensburg

Enjoy your ride on the Apple Line

Welcome to the Apple Line! In a partnership with the Washington State Department of Transportation, Northwestern Stage Lines is proud to be the transportation provider for daily, regularly scheduled bus service between Omak and Ellensburg.

Comfortable Ride

Enjoy our 30 comfortable, reclining passenger seats with plenty of leg room.

Stay Cool

Sit back and relax with our large overhead storage and cool air conditioning.


Equipped with a Cummins 300 HP Engine for best vehicle efficiency and EPA Emissions compliant.

Scenic View

Simply enjoy the scenery from the large windows. You are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages on-board.

Reservations and Travel Accommodations

For your comfort, all Apple Line coaches are equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats with headrests, footrests and tinted windows.  Feel free to bring reading materials, radio headsets and a small pillow for your enjoyment, or simply enjoy the scenery from the large windows.  You are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages on-board for your personal consumption.

Radios, laptops, and other electronic items may be carried on-board, provided that they do not disturb your fellow passengers.  The use of headphones are required for audio.  External power outlets are NOT available. 

Our customers with disabilities who need travel assistance should see further information under Special Needs Passengers.

For everyone’s safety and comfort, we ask that our customers please follow a few restrictions while on board.  Federal law does not permit smoking.  We have zero tolerance for alcohol, drugs, weapons and unruly behavior on our schedules.

For your safety and the safety of those around you, we ask that passengers remain seated while the bus is in motion.  For your safety exiting the bus, please be aware of the steps.  Use the hand rails to assist you.  Please wait until the driver has exited the bus and is positioned outside the door to assist you.  Please allow sufficient space between you and the passenger in front of you to navigate the steps and to exit before your departure. 

Dogs, cats, birds or other animals will not be transported on our buses.  However, a service animal, trained for the purpose of accompanying a disabled person, will be permitted to travel with the disabled person at no additional charge.  Please see Special Needs Passengers for more information. 

Northwestern Stage Lines operates its programs without regard to race, color and national origin.  To receive additional information on its discrimination obligations, including its complaint procedures, please email