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 a 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 Junction37 / Alaska Junction, Alki, Downtown50 / Alki, Admiral, Alaska Junction, SODO, Beacon Hill/VA Hospital, Othello Station55 / Admiral, Alaska Junction, Downtown56 / Alki to Admiral to Downtown57 / Alaska Junction, Genesee Hill, Admiral, Downtown60 / Westwood Village, Georgetown, Beacon Hill, Broadway113 / Shorewood, Downtown116 / Fauntleroy Ferry, Downtown118 / Tahlequah, Vashon Ferry, Downtown119 / Dockton, Vashon Ferry, Downtown120 / Burien TC, Westwood Village, Downtown125 / Westwood Village, South Seattle College, Downtown128 / Southcenter, South Seattle College, Alaska Junction, Admiral
560 (Sound Transit) Bellevue Transit Center, South Bellevue Park 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.