After a long, tiring travel day the last thing you want to worry about is how to get to your destination(s) from the airport. Here at Seattle Southside we want to make it as easy and pain-free as we can for our visitors. Providing services ranging from hotel reservation assistance and referrals to restaurant recommendations; we are your personal concierge service for your Pacific Northwest vacation. But first, how the heck do you get here?
From the Sea-Tac Airport
This video provides step by step instructions how to get to the Visitor Center from the airport.
Route from the Airport Terminal to the Link Light Rail Station:
Via Link Light Rail
The Link Light Rail service runs from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and 6 a.m to midnight on Sundays. Trains arrive and depart every 7.5 to 15 minutes, depending on the time of day.
The current last/first stop - the SeaTac/Airport is where you exit the light rail train. Currently there are 13 stops with more under construction. From downtown Seattle/Westlake stop, it takes about 30 minutes to arrive at the SeaTac/Airport stop.
When you arrive at the station, take the escalator or elevator downstairs the follow signs for International Blvd. Cross the bridge and take the stairs or elevator down to International Blvd. Head towards the Hilton Hotel and turn left on 176th Street. the Visitor Center will be one block up the hill on your left.
The Visitor Center is located one block east of the Airport Light Rail Station at 3100 S. 176th Street. Simply walk across the sky bridge, take the elevator/stairs down to the ground floor, walk across the parking lot and up S 176th St. You will see our blue Visitor Info sign on the left-hand side, just one block up on the hill.
*For more detailed directions, visit http://www.seattlesouthside.com/ for a video that shows how to get to our Visitor Center from the airport.
From the Rental Car Facility
From the Rental Car Facility, head east on S 160th St., turn right onto International Blvd. (hwy 99). Follow the blue Visitor Info signs and turn left onto S 176th St. The Visitor Center is on the left-hand side and features parking for vehicles and RVs.
Coming from the South (Tacoma Dome): Depart from "D St. E & 25th St E" on bus route 574 (to SeaTac Airport) and get off at "SeaTac Station." Walk 0.1 mile east to S 176th St & 30th ave s. Take a right on 176th, Seattle Southside will be on your left.
Coming from the North (Northgate mall): Take route 41(to to downtown Seattle). Then from the Sodo station, take bus 150 (to Kent), then transfer busses at "Andover Park W & Baker Blvd" and take bus 156 (to Highline Community College). Get off at "S 176th St & 30th Ave S" and walk up 176th St. Seattle Southside is on your left.
Coming from the East (Bellevue): From NE 8th St & 102nd Ave Ne (near Bellevue Square Mall) From NE 8th St & 102nd Ave NE and take bus route MT 271 (Issaquah TC) and get off at Bellevue Transit Center Bay 5. Transfer buses at Bay 6 and get on Route ST 560 (Westwood Village Express) and arrive at "International Blvd & S 176th St Bay 2." Walk up 176th St, Seattle Southside is on your left.
Coming from the West (Burien): From the Burien Transit Center, depart from Bay 6 on bus route ST 560 (Bellevue Express) and get off at "International Blvd & S 176th St Bay 2." Walk up 176th St, Seattle Southside is on your left.
Coming from the South (Tacoma Dome): Take I-5 N, go 17 miles and follow the blue signs for Visitor Info. Take exit 152 for S. 188th St, toward Orillia Rd S. Turn left onto S. 188th St. Turn left onto S 200th St, In one mile turn right onto International Blvd, and then a right onto S 176th St. Seattle Southside will be on your left.
Coming from the North (Northgate): Take I-5 S, go 18 miles (past Seattle) and take exit 152 for S. 188th St. (toward SeaTac City Hall). Follow the blue signs for Visitor Info. Turn right on S.188th St. then in 1 mile turn right on International Blvd. Turn right onto S 176th St, Seattle Southside Visitor Services will be on your left.
Coming from the East (Bellevue): Head east on NE 8th and get on I-405 S, go 13.2 miles and continue onto WA-518 W. Take the exit toward Sea-Tac Airport. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for WA-99 S and merge onto WA-99 N/International Blvd. Go 1.5 miles and turn left on S 176th St. Seattle Southside will be on your left.
Coming from the West (Burien): From Ambaum Blvd. SW turn onto SW 148th St, continue onto WA-518 E. Take the exit toward Sea-Tac Airport, merge onto Airport Expressway and take the exit toward Air Cargo Road. Turn left onto S 170th St, then an immediate right onto International Blvd. Turn left on S 176th St, Seattle Southside will be on your left.
The Visitor Center is located at 3100 S. 176th Street.
Summer Hours (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Monday through Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm
Monday through Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed