Travel to Seattle

By Rail

Five train routes service Seattle’s King Street Station, just south of downtown, is less than a mile to AAG's headquarter hotels. Sound Transit’s Sounder commuter train spans Everett, north of Seattle, to Lakewood, south of Tacoma. Amtrak has three routes: Coast Starlight travels between Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles. Amtrak Cascades travels between Vancouver, BC; Seattle; Tacoma; Portland; Salem; and Eugene. Empire Builder travels between Chicago; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Spokane; Portland; and Seattle.

By Air

Seattle is primarily served by Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).  The airport is less than 15 miles from AAG's headquarter hotels.

Getting Around Seattle

Link Light Rail

Sound Transit’s Link light rail makes trips from Angle Lake Station to the University of Washington through downtown Seattle making 14 stops along the way, including downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. Trains arrive every 6 to 15 minutes, depending on the time of day, and take about 40 minutes to travel between Sea-Tac International Airport and Westlake Station in downtown Seattle.

King County Metro Transit

King County Metro Transit provides bus service in downtown Seattle and outlying neighborhoods in King county.

Seattle Streetcars

South Lake Union: The line connects the South Lake Union neighborhood to Seattle’s vibrant downtown core, consisting of 1.3 miles, nine stops, and full of shops and restaurants as well as Lake Union’s 12-acre waterfront park.
First Hill: This line consists of 10 stops and stretches 2.5 miles, connecting to Link light rail at the Capitol Hill and International District stations, the Sounder Commuter Rail and Amtrak intercity rail at the King Street Station, and Metro Transit buses at several points.

Seattle Center Monorail

The iconic Seattle Center Monorail travels between Westlake Center in downtown and Seattle Center at the base of Queen Anne hill. Trains depart every 10 minutes and the trip takes only 2 minutes each way. Schedules, information and FAQs are on the Seattle Center Monorail website.

Bike Sharing

Seattle is a bike-friendly city. If you’re visiting, it’s easy to find a ride no matter where you are. Open your Uber app and select the Bike option from the top menu to quickly and easily reserve a nearby JUMP bike. All bikes are dockless and include an electric assist that provides a boost up to 15mph. Another app-based, bike-share service is Lime, offering both e-assist and pedal bike options throughout Seattle. Simply download the app and scan the QR code to unlock a bike.

ORCA Cards

These transit passes can be used on streetcars, light rail, buses, and more. Please note: they do not work on Washington State Ferries or the Seattle Center Monorail.