Bus Service

The DSTT is a 1.3 mile-long pair of tunnels for public transit that run north and south under 3rd Avenue through Downtown Seattle.

Hours

Open during this time:

  • Mon–Sat: 5 a.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Sun: 6 a.m. – midnight

When the tunnel is closed…

Routes

Metro Transit:

Sound Transit:

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Tunnel Maps

Tunnel Station Stops (tunnel open)

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Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel Map when open

Surface Street Stops (tunnel closed)

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Surface Street Stops when the tunnel is closed

When the tunnel is closed

Tunnel bus routes use surface street bus stops when the tunnel is closed. Each station is listed below with its surface street alternatives.

Convention Place Station

Routes 41

  • To North Seattle, Northgate & Lake City: Eastbound on Olive Way just west of 6th and 8th Avenues.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Westbound on Stewart St just east of 9th and 7th Avenues.

Routes 101, 102, 150

  • To Renton or Kent: Westbound on Stewart St just east of 7th Avenue.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Eastbound on Olive Way just west of 6th and 8th Avenues.

Route 255

  • To Kirkland: Eastbound on Olive Way just west of 8th and Terry Avenues.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Westbound on Stewart St just east of 9th and 7th Avenues.

Route 550

  • To East King County: Westbound on Stewart St just west of 6th Avenue.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Eastbound on Virginia St just west of 6th Avenue.

See a map of the surface street stops…

Westlake Station

Routes 41, 71, 72, 73, 74

  • To North Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Marion, University and Pike Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Pike, Marion, James Streets and southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.

Routes 101, 102, 150

  • To Renton or Kent: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Pike, Marion, James Streets and southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.
  • To downtown Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Marion, University and Pike Streets.

Route 255

  • To Kirkland: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Madison, University and Pike Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Southbound on 5th Avenue at all posted stops between Stewart and S Jackson Streets.

Route 550

  • To East King County: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Stewart, Seneca and Cherry Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at Cherry, Seneca and Pike Streets.

See a map of the surface street stops…

University Street Station

Routes 41, 71, 72, 73, 74

  • To North Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Marion, University and Pike Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Pike, Marion, James Streets and southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.

Routes 101, 102, 150

  • To Renton or Kent: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Pike, Marion, James Streets and southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.
  • To downtown Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Marion, University and Pike Streets.

Route 255

  • To Kirkland: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Madison, University and Pike Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Southbound on 5th Avenue at all posted stops between Stewart and S Jackson Streets.

Route 550

  • To East King County: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Stewart, Seneca and Cherry Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at Cherry, Seneca and Pike Streets.

See a map of the surface street stops…

Pioneer Square Station

Routes 41, 71, 72, 73, 74

  • To North Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Marion, University and Pike Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Pike, Marion, James Streets and southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.

Routes 101, 102, 150

  • To Renton or Kent: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Pike, Marion, James Streets and southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.
  • To downtown Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Marion, University and Pike Streets.

Route 255

  • To Kirkland: Northbound on 4th Avenue at James, Madison, University and Pike Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Southbound on 5th Avenue at all posted stops between Stewart and S Jackson Streets.

Route 550

  • To East King County: Southbound on 2nd Avenue at Stewart, Seneca and Cherry Streets.
  • To downtown Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue at Cherry, Seneca and Pike Streets.

See a map of the surface street stops…

International District / Chinatown Station

Route 41

  • To Northgate & Lake City: Northbound on 4th Avenue S just south of S Jackson St.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.

Routes 71, 72, 73, 74

  • To North Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue S just south of S Jackson.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.

Routes 101, 102, 150

  • To Renton or Kent: Southbound on the 2nd Avenue Ext S at S Jackson St.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Northbound on 4th Avenue S just south of S Jackson St.

Route 255

  • To Kirkland: Northbound on 5th Avenue S just north of S Jackson St.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Southbound on 5th Avenue S just south of S Jackson St.

Route 550

  • To East King County: Southbound on 5th Avenue S just south of S Jackson St.
  • To Downtown Seattle: Northbound on 5th Avenue S just north of S Jackson St.

See a map of the surface street stops…