Seattle Airport Informational Guide to Seattle–Tacoma Airport - Seatac (SEA) - NON OFFICIAL

Bus Seattle Airport (SEATAC)

From Seattle Airport passengers have the following bus options: 

King County Metro 

The following King County Metro routes pickup adjacent to the light rail station on International Boulevard:

Rapid Ride A line (Federal Way)

Route 180 (Burien/Auburn)

Route 156 (Southcenter/Des Moines)

Bus stops are located on International Boulevard (State Highway-99) and South 176th Street by the Link Light Rail Station.

To get more information about routes, fares and more, please visit the website.

Sound Transit

Sound Transit offers several express bus routes:

ST Route 560

It serves Burien, Renton, and Bellevue, WA.

Travel time is around 40 minutes.

ST Route 574

It heads south and connects passengers with Federal way, Tacoma, and terminates in Lakewood, WA.

Travel time is around 45 minutes. 

Check more information about schedules and fares here


One-way fare is 2.75$. 

Sound Transit routes can be pick up at the south end of the main terminal.  


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 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.

Quick Shuttle

There is a bus service that runs to downtown Vancouver, Seattle, Bellingham Airport and others. 


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


There are some hotels that offer free courtesy shuttles to and from Seattle Airport.

We recommend to check with your hotel first to know if the service is offered. 


There are some companies that offer door to door services.

Find more information at the information booths once in SEATAC Airport.

OTHER Shuttle services

Seattle Airport Bus offers shuttle transportation services to and from SEATAC Airport.