Make it easy on yourself with ORCA
How do I get an ORCA card?
ORCA cards cost $5. Once you have a card, you can add between $5 and $300 on the card's E-purse or a monthly pass. There are many ways to get an ORCA card:
Online at www.orcacard.com
Phone: 1-888-988-6722 (TTY Relay: 711)
ORCA Regional Mail Center
201 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104
Ticket vending machines at:
- Link light rail stations
- Sounder commuter rail stations, Lakewood-Seattle
- Sounder commuter rail stations, Everett-Seattle
- Bellevue Transit Center, Burien Transit Center, Eastgate Park-and-Ride, Federal Way Transit Center and Northgate Transit Center
Retail outlets Once you have an ORCA card, you can load a pass or add value to your E-purse at a retail outlet. There are many retail outlets in the region. To find the nearest outlet, contact your local transit agency.
In King County call Metro (206) 553-3000 and TTY Relay: 711 or view
King County Metro Transit Pass Sales Outlets
In Pierce County call Pierce Transit (253) 581-8000 / TTY Relay: 711 or view
Pierce Transit Pass Sales Outlets
In Snohomish County, call (425) 348-2350 / TTY Relay: 711 or view
Community Transit Pass Sales Outlets
In the City of Everett call (425) 257-7777 / (425) 257-7778 TTY or view
Everett Transit Pass Sales Outlets
For more information about ORCA, visit www.orcacard.com or call 1-888-988-6722/TTY Relay 711 during regular business hours.
How to use a ticket vending machine to buy an ORCA card, add value or a pass and more.
Link Only: Starting March 1 2015, Sound Transit is implementing a discounted fare of $1.50 for qualified low-income Link riders. Riders will need an ORCA LIFT card to receive the discounted fare. King County Metro is running the program, visit their website for information on how to get an ORCA LIFT card.