Seattle Airport Guide to Seattle-Tacoma Airport - SEATAC

Bus to SeaTac

At Seattle Airport there is a wide offer regarding bus services not only to downtown Seattle, also to other cities within the region and also to Canada.

To know more, please see the information below:


Sound Transit Express Bus

Sound Transit serves Seattle Airport by the Express Bus services.


Route no.560 (Bellevue to West Seattle / Auburn)

The Sound Transit Express Route 560 pick up and discharge passengers from the main terminal bus stop on the lower drive.

By taking this bus you’ll be able to get to Burien, Renton, Kennydale, Newport Hills, Bellevue, Westwood, Auburn, Kent and Federal Way.

See Route no.560 schedule

Total trip time is of 40 minutes.

Fare: USD 2.75 (one-way adult ticket)


Route no.574 (SeaTac Airport to Lakewood)

Get to Seattle Airport by the Sound Transit Express Route 574. This bus just stops at the bus station bay 2 and also at the main terminal building.

By taking this bus you’ll be able to get to Kent, Federal Way, Tacoma and Lakewood.

See Route no.574 schedule

Total trip time is of 45 minutes.

Fare: USD 2.75 (one-way adult ticket)


Metro Bus

Metro Bus King Count Metro bus serves Seatac Airport. To use its services, passengers should transfer to International Boulevard and to South 176th Street by the Link Light Rail Station.

From the Metro Bus Station depart three lines:

Fares: See the fares here.


Quick Shuttle

There is a bus service that runs to downtown Vancouver (Canada) through Quick Shuttle, with other pick-up stops at downtown Seattle, Bellingham Airport, and drop-off stops just inside the Canadian–U.S. boundary and at the Vancouver Airport.

See the schedule here.


Adult: USD 59.00 (one-way trip), USD 99.00 (round trip)

See all fares


Where do I buy my ticket?

In some cases, it is possible to purchase online your ticket, and in many cases on board to the driver.



The ORCA Card Payment is a system which allows passengers to ride either bus, ferry, rail or train within Seattle region (even the services presented above).

In order to get ORCA Card, there is a USD 5.00 fare, which once paid, it lets you add value to the card.

The ORCA Card can be used as a regional pass, a regional day pass (for unlimited rides from 03:00 am to the next day. Please note that It is requited an additional fare for one-way fares: USD 3.50 (adult) and USD 1.75 (reduced fare).

It is necessary to register your card online or at a customer service office.

For further information about this service, please visit ORCA Card website.


Shuttle services

Seattle Airport Bus is the perfect shuttle for your, since it picks up passengers and Seatac Airport and offers convenient prices to get to and from the airport.

See the fares below:

Seattle downtown: USD 19.00 (20 minutes)

Seattle (University District): USD 22.00 (35 minutes)

Bellevue: USD 19.00 – 22.00 (24 minutes)

Redmond: USD 22.00 (33 minutes)

Lynnwood: USD 27.00 (40 minutes)

Renton: USD 19.00 (20 minutes)

Bellingham Airport: USD 35.00 (3 hours)

Vancouver downtown: USD 57.00 (5 hours)

For further information, please visit its website.