Getting There

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

Getting There Water TaxiMetro’s passenger-only ferry with direct connection between West Seattle Seacrest Park and Downtown/Pier 50.
Access to the ferry is supported by (free) shuttle #773 and bus #775 with Alki, West Seattle Junction and Morgan Junction service routes. watertaxi.aspx 

Fauntleroy Ferry

Located at the intersection of Fauntleroy Way S.W. and S.W. Barton St. The ferry offers daily service to Southworth and Vashon. 
Check website for daily schedule: 

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.   Rider Information: (206) 553-3000

Bus lines serving our region:

Bus # / Pick-up & Drop-off

21 Local Westwood Village to Downtown  IMG_7182

22 Westwood Village to Shorewood to Gatewood to Alaska Junction

37 Alaska Junction to Alki to Downtown

50 Alki to West Seattle to SODO to Beacon Hill/VA Hospital to Columbia City

55 Admiral to Alaska Junction to Downtown

56 Alki to Admiral to Downtown

57 Alaska Junction to Genesee Hill to Admiral to Downtown

60 Westwood Village to Georgetown to Beacon Hill to Broadway

113 Shorewood to Downtown

116 Fauntleroy Ferry to Downtown

118 Tahlequah to Vashon to Downtown

119 Dockton to Vashon to Downtown

120 Burien TC to Westwood Village to Downtown

125 Westwood Village to South Seattle College to Downtown

128 Southcenter to South Seattle College to Alaska Junction to 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, Junction, Seacrest Park, Admiral, Alki, Morgan

C Line  (Rapid Ride) Westwood Village, Fauntleroy Ferry, Junction, Downtown Seattle

 Note: Routes are subject to change. Please check for the latest information.