Seattle Transportation

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    Seattle Mass Transit - Well, not quite...
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    Seattle Skyline
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  • 1. Train / Monorail / StreetCar

    The monorail connects the Space Needle Grounds with downtown at the Westport Center. There are no inbetween stops. This last trip, it was closed for repairs and plans were being made to extend it...

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  • 2. Bus/Shuttle Service

    --At my last visit (2015-June), the tunnel was closed and being switched to a light-rail system, which serves the Airport - SeaTac. It looks like they were building a subway and switched to a bus...

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  • 3. Ferries / Ships / Boats

    The Water Taxi travels between West Seattle and the downtown waterfront of Seattle. You can use it to visit West Seattle if you're staying downtown. There are beaches. We used to get to downtown. A...

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  • 4. Cars / Taxis / Motorhomes

    Attempting to find a place to park in downtown Seattle can be painful and expensive, and public transit being reasonably frequent in most areas a tourist would want to visit. Therefore, for the most...

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  • 5. Multi-Choice

    This tip has been inspired by the large number of requests every year for information about getting to cruise ships in the Seattle area. I am no expert in the area of cruise ships, but I have seen...

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  • 6. Aeroplane

    Processes at the SeaTac airport are not much different than what is found at most airports in the USA. However, there are a few differences that are good to be aware of: 1. The SeaTac Airport is not...

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  • 7. Walkabout

    When you are driving to the Space Needle, make sure to park at the northside of the Space Needle because there is a street parking there and it is cheaper! It's located past the bamboo-look-alike...

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  • 8. Animals

    Taking a horse-drawn carriage is considered a romantic way to see the city; but I feel sorry for the carriage horses in big cities these days ... the traffic, out-of-control drivers, noise, the heat...

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  • 9. SeaTac Airport

    Seattle Tacoma Airport was constructed in 1944 after the U.S. military took over Boeing Field during World War II. In 2011, the airport served over 32.8 million...

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  • 10. Chinatown to Pike Place Market

    If you take the bus (#510, #511, #513) from 9th and Stewart going to Chinatown, then it is still within the free ride area zone. The ride is about 10 to 15...

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  • 11. Driving from Forks, WA to Seatac Airport

    Currently, there are no concerns on the freeways if you are travelling from Forks to the Seatac Airport. There are no consructions on the freeways right now....

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  • 12. Limousines

    We needed transportaition from the airport to Edmonds. Still did a good job. They have everything from town cars to stretch limos. Pickup from the curb outside...

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  • 13. Amtrak to and from Portland

    Amtrak is awesome! I recommend buying your tickets online bc it is easier to select dates and times for your specific needs. This mannor of transport isn't...

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  • 14. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

    Sound Transit Link Light Rail offers an easy, direct connection from Seattle Amtrak Station to SEA-TAC Airport. Walk out King St. exit, turn left to the Weller...

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  • 15. Bike + Ride around the Sound

    The streets of Seattle are biker-friendly. At least the city is trying to. You can link your bicycle trips with public transportation to go just about...

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  • 16. Biking at the Waterfront and in Alki Point

    There is a bike path in Alki Point which is very safe and very nice. The view while you are biking is outstanding! The bike path is overlooking the Puget...

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  • 17. Wheelchairs/Strollers

    Seattle has improved all the walkways and streets that these are accessible by wheelchairs and strollers. This is true close to the Waterfront. I see a lot of...

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  • 18. The pedicab

    This pedicab driver requested that I should email him his picture when I requested that I take this picture. He takes tourists to and fro at the Waterfront....

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  • 19. Parking at Pike Place Market

    Parking at Pike Place Market is really difficult. So, if you are in Seattle, make sure to go to Western Avenue (instead of at the top of the Pike Place Market)...

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  • 20. Drivers for hire

    There are drivers for hire in Seattle. There is the Express Shuttle to the Airport, affordable town car sedans, customized tours, town car pick ups at...

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  • 21. Seattle airport to Seattle Center

    Go down to parking level at airport and get a shuttle bus which is cheaper than a cab and quick and easy. Usually less than $30 one way. Bus is possible but a...

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  • 22. Bicycle Routes in Seattle

    Below is lots of information on bicycling in Seattle (including from the airport).While the bikeways are not as well developed here as in Deutschland, there are...

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  • 23. SEA-TAC Seattle International Airport

    Conveniently located 1.5 miles from Interstate 5 - Sea-TAC (SEA) is abbreviated by a acronym-like name based off of Sea(ttle) and Tac(oma) as the two main hubs...

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  • 24. Driving to Canada-Border Issues

    We drove from Seattle to Vancouver via Interstate 5, crossing the corder at the Douglas (Peace Arch) Crossing. This is the main thoroughfare on the West Coast...

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  • 25. Walking in Seattle

    Seattle is a remarkably walkable city for the US, with many of the great tourist attractions less than a mile from downtown, and easy walking routes throughout...

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