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Directions to the Airport using link light Rail 

Tired of asking friends and relatives for rides to the airport? Why not fly over traffic and save money on parking by taking Link light rail to the airport. It’s just a 38-minute ride from downtown Seattle. Check to see which light rail station is closest to you, then purchase a ticket from the ticket machines, use an ORCA card or download the Transit GO Ticket app and off you go. Check out this video to see how easy it is to get to and from the airport.

Directions to the Link light rail station at the airport

To get to the SeaTac/Airport Link light rail station from baggage claim, just head up to the fourth floor and cross the skybridge to the parking garage level. From there, follow the signs. Don’t feel like walking? No problem, just hop on the free, Train-to-Plane shuttle and let us do the driving. This video shares directions to the Link Light Rail station from within the terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) or use our interactive map for step-by-step directions!

A photo of passengers legs walking from light rail to the airport

Link light rail - maps and schedule

Explore, more! Sound Transit’s Link light rail extends from Angle Lake to Northgate and is continuing to expand to help passengers experience the Puget Sound region. With stops in South Seattle neighborhoods, the stadium district, the International District/Chinatown, University of Washington, downtown locations and Capitol Hill, it’s a great option for travelers coming to or from the airport. Learn how to plan, pay and ride Sound Transit services.

Mobility Assistance

For Sound Transit accessibility inquiries please contact 1-800-201-4900, TTY Relay 711. They're available Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Train-to-Plane shuttle between the terminal to the station is free of charge and is available to all passengers, including those with accessibility needs or excess luggage.

This shuttle operates seven days a week from 5 a.m. to midnight from the Link light rail station to the center of the garage. Link light rail trains arrive and depart on the platform level of the station. The covered, level walkway to the airport terminal is one level down on the mezzanine. The well-lit walkway is separated from the main area of the garage and directional signs point the way to the main terminal skybridge.

Wheelchair and other accessibility services at SEA Airport

The Train-to-Plane shuttle departing the Link light rail platform for the airport terminal


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