Sound Transit train bus schedules for Christmas holiday, Sounder service for Seahawks game

Limited Sounder and bus service on Christmas Eve; No Sounder and limited bus service Christmas Day; Special Sounder Game train Sunday.

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Christmas Eve service

  • Limited Sounder service.
  • All ST Express bus services will operate on a regular weekday schedules.
  • Link light rail will run on a regular weekday schedule.
  • Tacoma Link will run on a regular weekday schedule.

Christmas Day service

  • No Sounder commuter rail service.
  • All ST Express bus services will operate on Sunday schedules.
  • Link light rail and Tacoma Link will run on Sunday schedules.

More holiday schedule information is available at

Sounder Seahawks game day trains will run Sunday Dec. 23

Seattle Seahawks fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to the Seahawks 5:20 p.m. game Sunday, Dec. 23 against the Kansas City Chiefs. 

Inbound Sounder trains from the south depart Lakewood at 1:35 and 2:10 p.m., and from Sumner at 2:23 p.m. The first train leaving Lakewood is an express service that stops in South Tacoma, Tacoma and Puyallup before continuing directly to Seattle, where it arrives at King Street Station at 2:42 p.m. The second train departs Sumner at 2:23 p.m. with stops in Auburn, Kent and Tukwila before reaching Seattle at 3:07 p.m. A third train leaves Lakewood at 2:10 p.m. and stops at all south line Sounder stations before arriving at King Street Station at 3:26 p.m.

Returns trains for the south line depart King Street Station 10, 20 and 45 minutes after the end of the game.

Inbound trains from Snohomish County will depart Everett at 2:20 and 2:45 p.m. with stops in Mukilteo and Edmonds, arriving at King Street Station at 3:19 and 3:44 p.m.

Returns trains to Everett will leave Seattle 15 and 35 minutes after the game. 

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