Beat the traffic.

Ideal for the car-free traveler and one of the most popular forms of transit for visitors to Seattle Southside, the light rail can take you from the airport to downtown Seattle in just 30 minutes. 

Three conveniently located stations connect Seattle Southside to Seattle’s popular attractions. Check out the stadiums, downtown, Capitol Hill and the University of Washington. The Angle Lake and Tukwila International Blvd. stations feature park & rides where you can leave your car for free. Also, many hotels offer free shuttle service to and from stations. Fares range from $2.25 to $3.25, and tickets can be purchased at the Seattle Southside Visitor Center. Click here for timetables and fare information.

What is a Seattle ORCA Card?

These handy cards provide entrance to area buses, trains and ferries. It’s an electronic purse to use like cash to pay your fare. Anytime you use your card, the fare due is deducted. ORCA is accepted on most transit options in the Seattle area, including Community Transit, Everett Transit, King County Transit, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit and Washington State Ferries. Cards cost $5 and can be purchased by mail or online at

Light Rail Map / Seattle ORCA Map

Link Light Rail Map