Link light rail fares

Link - University of Washington - Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport - Angle Lake: 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 2022. Learn more here. »

Adult fares

One-Way Adult Fares (19-64 yr)

*Downtown Tunnel Stations include: Westlake, University St., Pioneer Square and International District

  UW Capitol Hill Downtown Tunnel Stations* Stadium SODO Beacon Hill Mt. Baker Columbia City Othello Rainier Beach Tukwila Int'l SeaTac/ Airport Angle Lake
UW   $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $3.00 $3.25 $3.25
Capitol Hill $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00
Downtown Tunnel Stations* $2.50 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00
Stadium $2.50 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $3.00 $3.00
SODO $2.50 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75 $3.00
Beacon Hill $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75 $3.00
Mt. Baker $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75 $3.00
Columbia City $2.75 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.25 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75
Othello $2.75 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25   $2.25 $2.50 $2.75 $2.75
Rainier Beach $2.75 $2.75 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.25 $2.25   $2.50 $2.50 $2.75
Tukwila Int'l $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50   $2.25 $2.50
SeaTac/ Airport $3.25 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.50 $2.25   $2.25
Angle Lake $3.25 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.50 $2.25  

Youth fares

Link - University of Washington - Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport - Angle Lake: 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.

Reduced fares

Link - University of Washington - Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport - Angle Lake: 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 2022. Learn more here. »

Low-income fares (LIFT)

Tacoma Link: Low-income fares do not apply to Tacoma Link, but until 2022 customers do not pay fares on Tacoma Link. Learn more here.

Link - University of Washington - Downtown Seattle - Sea/Tac Airport - Angle Lake: 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.

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

How to pay

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 is free until 2022. Learn more here. »

Trip Planner

Trip Planner

Use the trip planner map to find ticket vending machines and outlets that sell or add value to ORCA cards.