Airport Public Transit Directory


Sound Transit connects the airport to downtown Seattle on its Central Link light rail.  
Trains operate from 5:16am until 12:07am weekdays, 5:18am until 12:04am on
Saturdays, and from 6:17am until 11:05pm on Sundays and holidays.  Trains run
every 7 to 10 minutes during most of the day, up to 20 minutes during non-peak
hours.  Fare is $2.75 to downtown Seattle.  To get to the station, use sky bridge 6 on
the north side of the airport.

Sound Transit also provides two bus routes from the airport.  Route 560 connects
the airport to Bellevue, Renton, Burien and West Seattle.  It operates from 5:45am to
11:16pm twice an hour weekdays, hourly on weekends from 6:00am to 11:30pm.  
Route 574 serves Lakewood, Federal Way and Tacoma.  Buses operate from
4:30am to 10:11pm daily every 30 to 60 minutes.  Fare is $1.50 to $3.00, based on
distance.  For more information on either the Central Link light rail or the bus lines,
go to or call 800-201-4900.

King County Metro Transit has two routes that serve the airport.  Route 194
serves downtown Seattle and Federal Way.  The route operates daily from 5:05am to
10:33pm, every 15 to 30 minutes.  Route 140 goes between Burien and Renton, with
the airport being about half way between.  Service runs from about 6:00am until
10:00pm daily, every 15 to 30 minutes.  Fare is $2.00 to $2.75, depending on
distance and peak/off-peak.  For more information, go to or call 206-553-3000.

All buses leave from door 6 outside of baggage claim on the lower level.

Updated January 30, 2012

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Thanks to Jeff for the update.
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