Link light rail fares

Link - Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport: Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding.  Fares are distance based. Day passes are twice the one-way fare and are valid for the date and stations printed on the ticket.

Tacoma Link is free until 2016. Learn more here.

One-Way Adult Fares (19-64 yr)

  Westlake University St Pioneer Sq Int'l Dist Stadium SODO Beacon Hill Mt. Baker Columbia City Othello Rainier Beach Tukwila Int'l SeaTac/ Airport
Westlake   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $3.00 $3.00
University St $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $3.00 $3.00
Pioneer Sq $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $3.00 $3.00
Int'l Dist $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $3.00 $3.00
Stadium $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $3.00
SODO $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75
Beacon Hill $2.25 $2.25 $2.00 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75
Mt. Baker $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75
Columbia City $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.75
Othello $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.50 $2.75
Rainier Beach $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25   $2.50 $2.50
Tukwila Int'l $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50   $2.25
SeaTac/ Airport $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.50 $2.25  

Link - Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport: Youths (6-18 yr) qualify for reduced fare. All one-way youth Link fares are $1.50.  Children age five and younger ride free with a fare paying passenger.

 

Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport:  People 65 or older and people with disabilities can ride at a reduced rate with a Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP). An RRFP is given to you on an ORCA card. All one-way reduced Link fares are $1.00 for all trips.  

Learn more about the Regional Reduced Fare permit.

Tacoma Link is free until 2016. Learn more here.

Tacoma Link: Low-income fares do not apply to Tacoma Link, but until 2016 customers do not pay fares on Tacoma Link. Learn more here.

Link Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport:  Starting March 1, 2015, if you qualify for a low-income fare, you can ride Link for $1.50 with an ORCA LIFT card, which is registered and issued to each user. Low-income fares do not apply to ST Express buses, Sounder trains or Tacoma Link.

Learn if you qualify for an ORCA LIFT card and where to get one.

Pay your Link fare with:

  • Ticket - Buy Link tickets from the ticket vending machine with cash or a credit card. 
  • ORCA card - Tap ORCA before you enter the platform and after you get off the train.  

Tacoma Link: Until 2016 customers do not pay fares on Tacoma Link. Learn more here.

Trip Planner

Trip Planner

Use the trip planner to find out how much your ride will cost. You can also use the map to find ticket vending machines and outlets that sell or add value to ORCA cards.