How do I get from Lakewood to Seattle without a car?

Public transit offers many ways to get from Tacoma to Seattle without a car. Here are some options for you:

  • Sounder Commuter Train: A train service that runs from Lakewood to Seattle and stops at several stations along the way, including Tacoma. You can take this train from the Tacoma Dome Station to Seattle King Street Station.

  • Sound Transit Express Bus: Operates several bus routes that connect Tacoma with Seattle. 

  • Intercity Transit Bus: Operates bus routes that run between Tacoma and Olympia, and connect with Sound Transit Express routes in Lakewood. 

  • Pierce Transit Bus: Pierce Transit operates several bus routes that run within Tacoma and the surrounding area. 

You can also join a vanpool or carpool in your area. 

First time riding a bus to Seattle? Check out our beginner’s guide and frequently asked questions so you’re prepared when it’s time to go!

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