Seattle-Tacoma Intl Airport Transportation

To reach the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SeaTac), you can take Link Light Rail. The trip takes about 35 minutes from downtown. It is available every day, and you can pick it up from Westlake Station. Other station stops include Tukilya/Int’l Boulevard, University Street, Pioneer Square, Othello,Int’l District/Chinatown, SODO, Beacon Hill, Mount Baker, and Ranier Beach. Tickets are available at the station self-service kiosk. The A line bus stops at 50 locations including the Light Rail Link at Tukwila International Blvd. You can also take the B line and transfer to the A line.

For Seattle and the surrounding communities there are many private shuttles that go directly to the airport. This includes the islands and resort towns. There are also options that can link you to downtown Seattle and the Link light rail train. From Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Auburn, Kent and Tukwila, you can take the northbound Sounder train to downtown. You can also take buses that link to Seattle at the Federal Way Transit Center. From Everett, Edmunds and Mukilteo, you can take the southbound Sounder train to Seattle. These trains are limited to prime commuter times, and they do not run most weekends. Water ferries link waterside communities to Seattle. Amtrak Cascades links Seattle to Vancouver, BC, to the north and Eugene to the south.

If you are driving, you can take Interstate 5 North to exit 154 or Interstate 5 South to exit 154B. Go west on State Route 518 to the Sea Tac exit. From Highway 99 south, stay right at the 1st Avenue Bridge and follow route 509 South. Take the Route 518 exit and go left. If you are traveling I-405 South, you will continue until it turns into State Route 518. STILA limousine and Yellow Cab provide personal transportation to the airport.