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Getting here by Metro

New Metro Web-Based Trip Planning:
Metro busSeattle Center has 15 bus routes with frequent connections to Downtown and several neighborhoods. Use Metro's new automated Trip Planner to plan your transit trip to Seattle Center from anywhere in the region. Just enter your trip's origin, destination (e.g., KeyArena, EMP, etc.) and your travel time and you'll receive, on-screen, a detailed itinerary telling you what bus to take, where to catch it, where and how to transfer and how much it will cost. It's free, it's cool - try it out!
Metro Festival Shuttles - Try It!
Bus stopMetro runs efficient, low-cost shuttles from Downtown and Northgate to Seattle Center (with stops along each route) for Northwest Folklife Festival and Bumbershoot.

The table below shows Metro neighborhood destinations and bus numbers. Click the Bus# for route & schedule information.

Bus # Destinations Bus Stop Location
1 Downtown/Kinnear (NW Queen Anne) 1st Ave N & Queen Anne Ave N
2 W Queen Anne / First Hill / Madrona 1st Ave N & Queen Anne Ave N
3 N Queen Anne / Downtown / First Hill / Seattle U / Madrona 5th Ave N
4 N Queen Anne / Downtown / First Hill / Judkins Park / Center Park 5th Ave N
8 Lower Queen Anne / Capitol Hill / Central District Denny, 1st Ave N & Queen Anne Ave N
13 Downtown / Upper Queen Anne / Seattle Pacific University 1st Ave N
15 Downtown / Ballard / Crown Hill / Blue Ridge 1st Ave N & Queen Anne Ave N
16 Downtown (Ferry Terminal) / Wallingford / Northgate 5th Ave N
18 Downtown / Ballard / North Beach 1st Ave N & Queen Anne Ave N


Downtown / W Magnolia, Discovery Park Denny
24 Downtown / Central Magnolia Denny
30 Seattle Center/ Fremont/ U- Dist./ Magnuson Park Queen Anne, Mercer (to U-Dist); Denny (fr. U-Dist)
33 Downtown / E Magnolia, Discovery Park Denny
45 Queen Anne/ University District 4th & Mercer, 4th & Roy
81 Downtown / Ballard - Late Night Shuttle 1st Ave N & Queen Anne Ave N
82 Downtown / Upper Queen Anne / Fremont / Greenlake / Greenwood - Late Night Shuttle 5th Ave N
For exact route and schedule information, call Metro at 553-3000.
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Timetables for bus information

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