Sounder trains to run Saturday for Sounders FC match against rival Portland Timbers

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Special trains to serve Sounders FC fans attending first face-off of the season

Sounders FC fans can hop aboard Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to watch their team’s first clash of the 2017 season against rival Portland Timbers tomorrow at noon. 

The stadium-bound train from the south will depart Lakewood at 9:15 a.m. The train from the north will depart Everett at 9:45 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station 35 minutes after the match. Trains will make all regular stops along their routes.

A complete schedule of Sounder service to select Sounders FC matches this season is available at

Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail service to and from CenturyLink Field. Link runs every 10 minutes on weekends and serves 15 stations in downtown Seattle, SODO, Beacon Hill, Rainier Valley, Tukwila and SeaTac. Link’s Stadium and International District stations are a short walk from CenturyLink Field.

Many ST Express buses also drop off passengers near the stadium. Link and ST Express bus schedules are available at

Regular fares apply for all Sound Transit services. Rail riders can avoid the lines for the ticket vending machines going home by paying for the return trip with the purchase of a Day Pass. Other ways to skip lines at ticket vending machines are by getting an ORCA card, or through King County Metro's mobile ticket app Transit GO Ticket. 

Orca cards only cost $5 for adults, plus whatever amount a rider chooses to load in the card’s E-purse or the cost of a pass that is good for unlimited transit trips. ORCA works on trains, buses and ferries throughout the region. More information is available at More information about the Transit GO Ticket can be found at