Try Sounder Commuter Rail or Link Light Rail
Riding Sounder Rail or Central Link Light Rail to Seattle is a comfortable way to avoid roadway traffic. Arrive at King Street Station by Sounder Rail or the Seattle bus tunnel by Central Link Light Rail, then hop on a bus to Bellevue. Better yet, join a VanShare – where you and two other commuters meet at King Street Station and share a King County Metro van to your work place. Below are links that will help you to plan your rail commute.
- Sounder timetables, routes and fares (with stations in Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Auburn, Kent, Tukwila, and Seattle)
- Trip Planner helps you create free, custom transit plans wherever Metro Transit and Sound Transit go -- instantly. Use it to check bus routes linking Seattle's Sounder station to Bellevue destinations.
- Bicyclists are welcome aboard Sounder and Central Link. More details.
- Use VanShare to help connect you and two other commuters between the King Street Station or the Downtown Bus Tunnel and Bellevue.
Central Link Light Rail Now in Service
Planning for the Future
Mix & Match Your Commute
|Most Sounder stations have bike lockers and security. Tie downs are also available on the train. Each Central Link car has mounting hooks for bikes.|
|How far IS it to the train station? Forget the gym and enjoy a free walk. Use Trip Planner to check bus routes linking Seattle's Sounder station to Bellevue destinations.|
|Take Sound Transit's 550 route linking downtown Seattle's Central Link and Sounder stations to Bellevue destinations. Or take the new Sound Transit route 567 from the Kent Sounder station to Bellevue or Overlake.|
|Skip the whole commute and get more done by working at home one day a week or so.|
|Meet your vanpool at or near a Sounder or Link station for travel to your Bellevue work destination. VanShare's allowed 10-mile range gets you from downtown Seattle's King Street Sounder station to downtown Bellevue!|