West Seattle is accessed from various points—by land and water. Easy access to the City of Seattle metro area, SeaTac airport, the Olympic Peninsula and surrounding cities makes West Seattle ideal for an easy commute to work, travel and leisure.
King County Water Taxi
Metro’s passenger-only ferry with direct connection between West Seattle Seacrest Park and Downtown/Pier 50.
Access to the ferry is supported by (free) DART shuttle #773 and bus #775 with Alki, Admiral District, West Seattle Junction and Morgan Junction service routes.
Located at the intersection of Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Barton St. The ferry offers daily service to Southworth and Vashon.
Check website for daily schedule: wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/schedules
From Here to There
Mileage and approximate time from West Seattle to...
SeaTac International Airport 15 miles 22 mins
Safeco Field & CenturyLink Field 5 miles 13 mins
University of Washington 11 miles 19 mins
Washington State Trade & Convention Center 7 miles 14 mins
Woodland Park Zoo 11 miles 19 mins
Seattle Center 8 miles 16 mins
Green Lake Park 11 miles 19 mins
King County Metro transit provides West Seattle with access to downtown, south Seattle and nearby suburban areas.
http://metro.kingcounty.gov/ Rider Information: (206) 553-3000
Bus lines serving our region:
Bus # / Pick-up & Drop-off
21 / Local Westwood Village, Downtown
22 / Arbor Heights, Westwood Village, Alaska Junction
37 / Alaska Junction, Alki, Downtown
50 / Alki, Admiral, Alaska Junction, SODO, Beacon Hill/VA Hospital, Othello Station
55 / Admiral, Alaska Junction, Downtown
56 / Alki to Admiral to Downtown
57 / Alaska Junction, Genesee Hill, Admiral, Downtown
60 / Westwood Village, Georgetown, Beacon Hill, Broadway
113 / Shorewood, Downtown
116 / Fauntleroy Ferry, Downtown
118 / Tahlequah, Vashon Ferry, Downtown
119 / Dockton, Vashon Ferry, Downtown
120 / Burien TC, Westwood Village, Downtown
125 / Westwood Village, South Seattle College, Downtown
128 / Southcenter, South Seattle College, Alaska Junction, Admiral
560 (Sound Transit) Bellevue Transit Center, South BellevuePark and Ride, Newport Hills Park and Ride, Renton Boeing,
Renton Transit Center, Sea-Tac Airport, Burien Transit Center,White Center Transfer Point, Fauntleroy, Junction
773, 775 (DART) Alaska Junction, Seacrest Park, Admiral, Alki, Morgan Junction
C Line (Rapid Ride) Westwood Village, Fauntleroy Ferry, Alaska Junction, Downtown Seattle
Note: Routes are subject to change. Please check metro.kingcounty.gov for the latest information.