Lynnwood Link Extension

Project Highlights


  • Link light rail

Start of service:

Targeted for 2023



Lynnwood Link Extension will give riders a fast, frequent and reliable connection through some of the worst traffic congestion in Washington State. This extension builds four new light rail stations from Northgate to Lynnwood. Riders will enjoy frequent, reliable service between south Snohomish County and the University of Washington, downtown Seattle, the Eastside, the airport and more.


  • Final Design


Length: 8.5 miles from Lynnwood to Northgate

Anticipated ride times:

  • Lynnwood to University of Washington: 20 minutes
  • Lynnwood to Downtown Seattle: 28 minutes
  • Lynnwood to Overlake Transit Center: 60 minutes
  • Lynnwood to Sea-Tac Airport: 60 minutes

Rider projection: About 63,000 - 74,000 riders each weekday in 2035.

Funding: This project relies on competing for and receiving significant federal funding


  • North Sound

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