Utilize public transportation to get to the Seahawks game (Credit, Karen Ulvestad)

For the next Seahawks game on Sunday, November 11, the team has home field advantage against the New York Jets. For any Seattle fans who are interested in using local transportation services to get to and from CenturyLink Field, there are several convenient options available that will not only get you there quickly, but also offer numerous departure times and locations.

Dept. of Transportation Metro Transit Division
King Street Center
201 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 553-3000

During the NFL season, Seattle’s Metro Bus Service provides Sunday shuttles for Seahawks fans. Game-day buses depart from the following park and ride locations: Northgate, Bellevue’s Eastgate Park and South Kirkland. Shuttle service fares are $8 for round-trip transportation or $4 one way. Shuttle buses begin departing about two hours before game time and stop about 45 minutes prior to kickoff. Metro Bus Service also offers more than 15 regular service routes that are within walking distance of CenturyLink Field. Click here for more information on Metro Bus Service schedules and fare prices.

Sound Transit
401 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 398-5000

Seahawks fans from around the Puget Sound can utilize Sound Transit’s Express Bus Service, Sounder Rail Service or the Link Light Rail for travel to and from CenturyLink Field. Buses run from King, Snohomish and Pierce counties twice hourly and drop fans off about three blocks from CenturyLink Field. For Sunday games, the Sounder Rail Service departs from Everett and Tacoma and travels to Seattle’s King Street Station, which is just a couple of blocks east of CenturyLink Field. The Link Light Rail operates out of Tukwila and travels to two different stations within walking distance of CenturyLink Field. For additional information on fares and Sound Transit schedules, click here.

Amtrak Cascades
King Street Station
303 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104
(800) 872-7245

Amtrak Cascades offers train service from southern Oregon up to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Seahawks fans can catch the Amtrak train in various cities all along Interstate 5 within this region of the Pacific Northwest. The closest train station to CenturyLink Field is the King Street Station, which is just a couple of blocks to the east of the stadium. Click here for train schedules.

Washington State Ferries
801 Alaskan Way, Pier 52
Seattle, WA 98104
(888) 808-7977

Ferry service is available from Bainbridge Island and Bremerton to Seattle’s Dock at Pier 52 every hour. CenturyLink Field is then a short walk of less than a mile from the ferry dock. For more information on ferry departure times, click here.

Designated Driver Program
CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 381-7555

In addition to the several public transportation services available to and from CenturyLink Field, the Seahawks have partnered with Levy Restaurants and Anheuser-Busch to create the Designated Driver Program. Any Seahawks fan over the age of 21 can utilize this program, in the event they cannot safely make it home on their own due to drinking alcohol at CenturyLink Field. For fans that require a safe ride, simply visit CenturyLink Field’s Spectator Services Center. You will then be taken to the King Street pickup location where your free taxi ride home awaits you.

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Sue Gabel has been writing in the greater Puget Sound/Seattle area since 1999. She writes about music, the Seattle scene and more. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.


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