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Explore destinations in Redmond and Bellevue, like the Bellevue Arts Museum.

Discover the 2 Line: All the places you can go with your ORCA card

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The opening of the 2 Line on April 27 means more ways to get to more places on the Eastside! 

The eight new stations connect to popular destinations, including parks, shopping, restaurants, museums, major medical facilities and more.

A woman walks her dog in Bellevue Downtown Park
Take the 2 Line to Bellevue Downtown Park!

Transit is a great way to discover (or rediscover) neighborhoods and communities. 

And using an ORCA card is the best way to pay - for the 2 Line and for other regional transit.

Tap on as we journey east to the new stations!

South Bellevue 

Located on Bellevue Way SE at the South Bellevue Park-and-Ride, this station includes bus and paratransit transfer facilities, as well as plenty of parking.

A bike and pedestrian trail allows for easy connections through Mercer Slough Nature Park and beyond.

East Main

This station lies between Surrey Downs Park and downtown Bellevue along 112th Ave SE. 

Bellevue Downtown

This street-level station at NE 6th St serves downtown Bellevue near the existing transit center.

It provides easy access to Bellevue City Hall, Meydenbauer Center and other downtown Bellevue destinations, including Amazon's new tower and the city's fabulous shopping centers. 

Amazon is one of our 2 Line Opening Event partners. Check out our website for all of the details on opening day!

The exterior of the Bellevue Library on a sunny day
The Bellevue Library is a 10-minute walk from the station.


Riders enter this station from a south entrance at NE 8th St and a north entrance connecting to 116th Ave NE via a new pedestrian walkway.

This elevated station provides important access to nearby medical facilities and the growing Wilburton neighborhood.

The entrance to the Bellevue Botanical Garden
The Bellevue Botanical Garden can be found in Wilburton Hill Park.

Spring District

What was once 36 acres of industrial area in the Bel-Red corridor is now a walkable, vibrant urban neighborhood with a variety of housing options, office spaces, retail establishments and public amenities.

Learn more about The Spring District on our LifeSTyle blog.


Located between 130th and 132nd Avenues NE at NE Spring Blvd, this station includes 300 parking spaces and supports future transit-oriented development in the neighborhood. 

It's also home to a vibrant group of arts and cultural organizations, the BelRed Arts District

Overlake Village

Located adjacent to SR 520 north of the Overlake Village Park and Ride on 152nd Ave NE, this street-level station serves the Overlake area of Redmond.

A sign shows directions to Overlake Village and the SR 520 trail
Access to the station and nearby walking and biking trails is provided via a new pedestrian bridge.

Redmond Technology

The 2 Line will be an important connector to jobs, serving several major employers on the Eastside. 

One of these is Microsoft. A new pedestrian bridge funded by the company will provide a safe and accessible path across SR 520, connecting the East and West campus to each other and the new light rail station! 

Microsoft is one of our 2 Line Opening Event partners.

Connector buses in the Redmond Technology Station garage
This station provides increased parking for 300 cars and covered facilities for 100 bicycles, as well as a bus loop.

This station will be the terminus of the 2 Line as of 2024. Extending the line to downtown Redmond, two additional stations are set to open in 2025.

How to ride

2 Line trains run every 10 minutes from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., seven days a week.

One-way adult fares are $2.25 to $2.50, depending on how far you travel. 

Remember that youth (18 and under) ride free on all Sound Transit services! And reduced fare options are available. 

Learn more about fares here.

Hope to see you on board soon! 

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