Lynnwood Link Extension project updates
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The Lynnwood Link project extends light rail from Northgate into Snohomish County, serving four stations, Shoreline South/148th, Shoreline North/185th, Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood City Center. Upon opening in 2024*, riders will enjoy fast, frequent and reliable service between south Snohomish County and the University of Washington, downtown Seattle, the Eastside, Sea-Tac Airport and more.
- Open: 2024*
- Length: 8.5 miles, 4 stations
- Service: Every 4 - 6 minutes† during peak hours.
- Projected travel times:
- Lynnwood to Westlake (downtown Seattle): 28 minutes
- Shoreline South/148th to University of Washington: 11 minutes
- Mountlake Terrace to Bellevue Downtown: 48 minutes
- Projected ridership: 47,000 – 55,000 daily riders by 2026
Lynnwood Transit Center Web Cam
Mountlake Terrace Transit Center Web Cam
*April 2023 update: Work is ongoing to identify new opening timelines for four light rail projects in construction, including the Lynnwood Link Extension. This project is currently trending toward a summer or fall 2024 opening timeframe.
†After full East Link project opening, currently expected in 2025. Initial Lynnwood Link service will operate as an extension of the 1 Line only. Frequencies will increase when the full 2 Line opens between Lynnwood and the Eastside.
Lynnwood City Center is the final stop until light rail extends to Everett.
Seattle from Lynnwood will take 28 minutes.
The Mountlake Terrace station is adjacent to the transit center and garage.
Bellevue from Mountlake Terrace will take 48 minutes.
Local buses will bring Link riders to stations.
Trains arrive every 4 – 6 minutes during peak hours.
Lynnwood from 185th will take just 7 minutes.
Stride BRT will connect north lake Washington communities to this station.
Get to the Husky game in just 11 minutes from Shoreline South.