AmtrakCascadesLogo

Seattle

Welcome to carefree, caffeinated Seattle, WA. Take in a deep breath—that's saltwater and roasting coffee beans filling your nostrils. Now follow your nose for adventure—and this helpful page—to get the most out of your visit to this seafaring city. Whether it's professional sports, music, nature, shopping or general sightseeing that brings you to the Emerald City, we've included some of the highlights here.

TOURISM INFORMATION: Visit Seattle | 206-461-5840

At the station

King Street Station

King Street Station
303 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Map it

Services Include:

  • Ticket Agent Available
  • Quik-Trak ticket machine available on site
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • ATM available on site
  • Checked baggage available during station hours
  • Parking: Short-term parking available

Ticketing Hours:

  • Daily:
    6:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Seattle Attractions

PIKE PLACE MARKET A trip to Seattle isn't complete without a visit to the famous Pike Place Market, a massive farmers market overlooking Elliott Bay.

bus

19 minutes from station

taxi

5 minutes from station


CENTURYLINK FIELDCatch live pro football with the Seattle Seahawks or soccer with Sounders FC.

pedestrian

7 minutes from station


SAFECO FIELDExperience the excitement of Major League Baseball with the Seattle Mariners.

pedestrian

13 minutes from station


SEATTLE CENTERHome to the Space Needle, Pacific Science Center and Experience Music Project (EMP), the Seattle Center is a popular destination for tourists.

bus

28 minutes from station

taxi

9 minutes from station


PIONEER SQUARE Seattle's historic Pioneer Square District features 88 acres of beautifully restored architectural masterpieces. It's also home to the Klondike Gold Rush Museum and Seattle Underground tours.

pedestrian

3 minutes from station


SEATTLE WATERFRONT In addition to breathtaking views of Elliott Bay, the waterfront features the Seattle Aquarium, the Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park, and shops and restaurants. Catch the Victoria Clipper to Canada. Grab a cup of chowder at Ivar's and enjoy this uniquely Seattle experience.

pedestrian

17 minutes from station


ALKI BEACHA taste of lively beach life in the Northwest, Alki Beach is popular for volleyball, sea kayaking, wind sports, scuba diving, or just people watching while strolling along the boardwalk.

bus

40 minutes from station

bus

14 minutes from station


FREMONT TROLL Lurking under the north end of the Aurora Bridge is a colossal statue of a troll clutching a Volkswagen Beetle.

bus

35 minutes from station

bus

11 minutes from station


CHECK OUT CHINATOWN Seattle's Chinatown-International District is the only neighborhood in America where Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Vietnamese and Southeast Asians live and work together, side-by-side. Be sure to visit the flagship Uwajimaya Asian Food and Gift Market.

pedestrian

17 minutes from station


JUST FOR FUN One of the best views in Seattle can be experienced in the women's restroom (sorry, guys) on the top floor of the Columbia Center in Pioneer Square.

pedestrian

17 minutes from station

Getting Around

metro busesConvenient and effective, the Metro Buses service downtown and outlying areas. And downtown is a FREE ride area.


monorailBuilt for the World's Fair, the Seattle Monorail is a fun and convenient way to travel between downtown and the Seattle Center, site of the Space Needle and Experience Music Project.


South lake union streetcarRide the streetcar from Westlake Mall to Lake Union.


ferriesTake a mini cruise across beautiful Elliott Bay from downtown's Pier 55 to West Seattle. From here, you can explore Alki Beach in West Seattle. Walking distance from the station.


ducktours Tour Seattle by land and water on a WWII amphibious craft. Call (206) 441-3825.


yellow cabComputerized for fast service. Call (206) 622-6500.


Orange cab Orange Cab was collectively formed by a number of Seattle area professional cab owners. Call (206) 957-0838.

WiFi? Why Yes Amtrak Guest Reward