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 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.

kingcounty.gov/transportation/kcdot/ watertaxi.aspx   

Fauntleroy Ferry

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   IMG_7182 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.