Sound Transit train, bus schedules for Christmas and New Year’s holidays

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Sounder, Link, buses on reduced schedules

Sound Transit trains and buses will operate with special holiday hours during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve

On Monday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 31, Sounder commuter rail service will depart Lakewood Station at 4:42 a.m., 5:47 a.m., 6:37 a.m. and 7:47 a.m. Return southbound trains will leave Seattle at 3:15 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 5:12 p.m., and 6:15 p.m.  All southbound trains will operate to Lakewood.

Sounder service from Everett will depart at 5:45 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. Return trains northbound will leave King Street Station at 4:05 p.m. and 5:05 p.m.

On Christmas Eve, ST Express buses will operate on a weekday schedule. Central Link will run on a Saturday schedule, and Tacoma Link will operate on a Sunday schedule.

On New Year's Eve, Central Link will operate on an extended Saturday schedule. The last southbound Link train leaves Westlake at 1:13 a.m. and arrives at Sea-Tac Airport by 1:53 a.m. The last complete northbound trip from SeaTac leaves the station at 12:20 a.m. and arrives at Westlake by 12:58 a.m.

Tacoma Link will also operate on an extended Saturday schedule, with service running until 1:00 a.m. for First Night revelers. ST Express buses will operate on a weekday schedule

Christmas and New Year's Day

On Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, Link light rail, ST Express buses, and Tacoma Link will run on a Sunday schedule. There will be no Sounder service.

Riders can sign up to receive automatic e-mail service alerts for Central Link, Sounder Seattle-Everett, Sounder Seattle-Tacoma, Tacoma Link or ST Express. Rider Alerts can help you plan your trip around construction, inform you about special service to events, and alert you to schedule changes for holidays.