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 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.