Lynnwood Link Extension

Connecting Snohomish County with light rail
Map of the area surrounding Lynnwood Link Extension

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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 on Aug. 30, 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: Aug. 30, 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 SeaTac: 56 minutes
  • Projected ridership: 47,000 – 55,000 daily riders by 2026

†After full East Link project opening, currently expected in 2025. Initial Lynnwood Link service will operate as an extension of the 1 Line only, with trains running approximately every 10 minutes at peak times. Frequencies will increase when the full 2 Line opens between Lynnwood and the Eastside.   Read more here.