Seattle Transportation

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Most Viewed Transportation in Seattle

  • 1. Train / Monorail / StreetCar

    Amtrak long distance (Empire Builder to and from Chicago and points between, Coast Starlight to Los Angeles and points between) and regional trains (Amtrak Cascades north to Vancouver, British...

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  • 2. Bus/Shuttle Service

    Free Service Please note that anything mentioning free transit service downtown is out of date. As of September 2013 almost all bus routes are pay as you enter, with some high capacity routes being...

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  • 3. Ferries / Ships / Boats

    I have written another tip on Washington State Ferries as recreational travel, where I focus on it as a thing to do in Seattle as they are the cheapest way to see the water and provide views of the...

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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

    I was surprised in Seattle by a line of carriages waiting for costumers (not too enthousiastic). I read that it is a tradition in holidays (it was almost Christmas when we were there), maybe more fun...

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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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