Sounder south gets better than ever with new trips starting 9/25
South King and Pierce County commuters get more options for taking the train to work starting Monday, September 25th. Two new roundtrips are being added between Seattle-Lakewood, bringing the total number of roundtrips in South King and Pierce Counties up to 13 per weekday.
With stations in Seattle, Tukwila, Kent, Auburn, Sumner, Puyallup, Tacoma, South Tacoma and Lakewood - Sounder has become a lifeline for south sound commuters since it launched with just two round trips in 2000. Today more than 15,000 riders a day rely on Sounder to let them bypass sitting in traffic getting to and from Seattle.
Not only will riders have more choices, but the trains will come more often as well.
During peak hours, Sounder trains will arrive as often as every 20 minutes.
Here's everything you need to know to get started or point your friends to learn more abou taking Sounder.
Sounder fares are based on how far you travel. The adult fare to ride from Lakewood to Seattle is $5.75 and decreases from there.
Get a new ORCA card to make seamless transfers between Sounder and your connecting routes in Seattle or back home. It's the easiest way to pay to ride Sound Transit, Pierce Transit Kitsap Transit, Seattle Street Car, King County Metro and Washington State Ferries.
Parking/Getting to/from the stations
Parking at Sounder stations fills early. Check your Sounder station page for details on parking availability and at each station along with information on connecting bus routes.
Better yet, find someone to share the ride and reserve your carpool spot at select Sounder Station for just $5 a month! A guaranteed spot for $5, what's not to love?
New Sounder Schedule - effective Sept. 25, 2017
|Train No||Lakewood||South Tacoma||Tacoma||Puyallup Station||Sumner Station||Auburn Station||Kent Station||Tukwila Station||Seattle|
|Train No||Seattle||Tukwila Station||Kent Station||Auburn Station||Sumner Station||Puyallup Station||Tacoma||South Tacoma||Lakewood|
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