South Lake Union Streetcar Line
Streetcar Schedule Alert
From Monday April 22 through Thursday, April 25,
South Lake Union Streetcar afternoon peak hour
service will operate about every 15 minutes with
two streetcars instead of three, due to routine
maintenance. Your patience is appreciated.
Extending from the fast-growing South Lake Union neighborhood to Seattle's midtown, the Streetcar gets you where you want to go - from great culinary experiences to wonderful entertainment and retail offerings, plus Lake Union's new 12-acre waterfront park.
For up-to-the-minute streetcar arrival times, check the electronic reader boards in the streetcar shelters.
Visit the Seattle Streetcar web site [external link] for more information.
Hours of Operation
- Monday through Thursday,
6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday,
6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Sunday and holidays,
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The South Lake Union Streetcar operates its Sunday schedule as shown above on:
- Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013
How To Pay
Pay your fare by using the farebox machine located inside the Streetcar. Coins, $1 bills, $5 bills and $10 bills are accepted. A ticket will be dispensed which you will need for proof of payment. Individual ride tickets may also be purchased at the station platforms with debit or credit cards. ORCA cards and Metro transfers are accepted as proof of payment on the Seattle Streetcar. You may be asked to display your pass, transfer or streetcar ticket to a Metro Fare Inspector.
If you are disabled, at least 65 years of age, or if you have a valid Medicare card, you may buy a Regional Reduced Fare Permit at the Customer Service Office at 201 S. Jackson St, in downtown Seattle, and ride for .75 cents. Call 206-553-3000 for details.