Transportation Guide

Transportation Guide

To enhance your game day experience, we have a number of quick and convenient services to get you in and out of CenturyLink Field. There are a number of constructions projects in the area this fall including the CenturyLink Field North Lot development and SR 99 tunnel project. To get the latest information on road closures and traffic impacts, visit the Seattle.gov website.

2014 NFL Kickoff Transportation Advisory

Fans attending Thursday's game are encouraged to use public transportation and should arrive early to enjoy gameday activities and avoid any traffic or parking delays. Because of the pregame celebration outside of the stadium, fans heading to the concert or game should keep in mind the following:

  • Plan ahead for additional traffic and road closures
  • Metro Bus gameday shuttle service and Sounder Train service will not be available for 9/4.
  • The North Lot will be unavailable for parking due to the pregame concert. All pass holders have been relocated for this game only.
  • Leave 60 minutes earlier than usual
  • Use public transportation
  • If you absolutely need to park, please carpool and utilize parking lots south of the stadium

There are many public transportation options for fans on Thursday:

  • Amtrak Cascades Train Service - Amtrak Cascades runs multiple round trip services from Portland to Seattle, Vancouver B.C. to Seattle, and between Portland and Eugene, OR. Reservations are required as space is limited. Check routes and make your reservation at www.AmtrakCascades.com
  • Link Light Rail Service - The Central Link offers service from Tukwila to Downtown Seattle, this service is a quick and comfortable way to travel. Please exit at the Stadium Station. Visit the Sound Transit website for details on Light Rail ticket and service information. For an easy Link trip to CenturyLink, Sea-Tac Airport will be offering 50% off garage parking to Seahawks ticket holders for all regular season games including 9/4. A short walk to the Link Light Rail station for quick access to CenturyLink Field. Click here for details.
  • Sounder Train - Dedicated gameday service will not be in operation; however normal weekday service will be available.
  • Metro Buses - Dedicated gameday service will not be in operation; however normal weekday service will be available.

Interactive Maps

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Eastside

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Southside

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Downtown Map

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Directions

From Southbound I-5 and I-90 to the 4th Avenue South Exit
For the CenturyLink Field North Lot, turn left onto 4th Ave. Go straight through 2 lights and curve around to the left. Turn left onto Jackson St. followed by a left on 2nd Ave. CenturyLink Field will be directly in front of you. For the CenturyLink Parking Garage, turn right onto 4th Ave, right on Royal Brougham and left on 3rd Ave. Follow the circular ramp to the second floor entrance to the parking garage.

From Northbound I-5 to exit 164B - Edgar Martinez Drive
For the CenturyLink Field North Lot, turn right onto Edgar Martinez Drive. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto 1st Avenue South. Turn right onto King St. CenturyLink Field will be on your right. For the CenturyLink Parking Garage, Turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto 1st Ave. Turn right on Royal Brougham and take the ramp to the second floor entrance to the parking garage.

From Hwy 99 to 1st avenue
For the CenturyLink Field North Lot, from 1st Ave, turn left onto Royal Brougham Way going towards the stadium. Turn left onto Occidental Ave. Turn right at the stop sign onto King St. CenturyLink Field will be on your right. For the CenturyLink Parking Garage, turn left on Royal Brougham and take the ramp to the second floor entrance to the parking garage.

CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134

Other Information

ST Express Bus Service
Sound Transit bus service offers transportation from areas throughout Pierce, King and Snohomish counties with service every 30 minutes and stops within 3 blocks of CenturyLink Field.
http://www.soundtransit.org

TRANSPORTATION PARTNERS

Link Light Rail
The Central Link offers service from Tukwila to Downtown Seattle.  With two stations near CenturyLink Field, this service is a quick and comfortable way to travel.  Visit the Sound Transit website for details on Light Rail ticket and service information.

For an easy Link trip to CenturyLink, Seatac Airport will be offering 50% off garage parking to all Seahawks ticket holders for all weekend games, a short walk to the Link Light Rail station for quick access to CenturyLink Field.  Click here for details.

Sounder Rail Service
From Tacoma and Everett with stops in between, the Sounder Trains will operate for every afternoon Sunday game with service to King Street Station, just a football field away from the stadium.  Please note: Sounder Train service will not be available for the 8/15 San Diego, 8/22 Chicago or 9/4 Green Bay games.
http://www.soundtransit.org

Metro Bus Service
Metro Transit will operate Seahawks game day shuttle bus service from 3 locations: the Eastgate Park & Ride in Bellevue, South Kirkland, and Northgate. Fares will be $4 each way, or $8 round trip.  Bus service generally begins 2 hours prior to kickoff and ends 45 minutes prior.  Service has been confirmed for all weekend regular season games

Metro also has you covered with over 15 daily bus routes that stop within 3 blocks of CenturyLink Field.
If you plan to take regular Metro Transit, remember that weekend service is limited. Be prepared for traffic delays in the downtown and SODO areas and expect crowded buses, both before and after the game.
Fans can plan their bus trip by visiting: http://metro.kingcounty.gov/

Amtrak Cascades Train Service
One of the easiest and quickest ways to get to CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center is to take the train. Amtrak Cascades has a major station right next to CenturyLink Field for all fans coming from Portland or Southwest Washington, as well as from Bellingham and the north. Book your tickets early, as game days on the train fill up quickly!
Visit the Amtrak Cascades website for all information on fares, schedules and online reservations, or call (800) USA-RAIL.

Washington State Ferries
Regular ferry service from Bremerton and Bainbridge Island arrives at Colman Dock on Pier 52, just a short walk to Qwest Field. Riders to West Seattle from Port Orchard and Vashon Island can transfer to Metro buses for quick transit to CenturyLink Field as well. http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/

Charter Buses and RV parking
Charter buses to Seahawks games operate from many areas throughout the Pacific Northwest. If you would like arrange charter bus transportation, please contact Meridian Transportation Resources at (206) 838-8125 or aliciah@mtrwestern.com. For charter bus transportation from Olympia through the Capital City Seahawkers, call Jeri Ross at (360) 459-0077.

Due to ongoing construction, RV and charter bus parking is not available in the CenturyLink Field North Lot.  There will be no day-of-game sales for RV and charter bus parking in the North Lot.

Charter Buses may load and unload where spaces is available on 3rd Avenue, just south of Royal Brougham Way.  Easiest access to 3rd Avenue is by heading west on Royal Brougham from 4th Avenue and taking an immediate left on 3rd Avenue.  For additional charter bus and RV parking locations, please contact the Seahawks parking partner, International Parking Management at (206) 254-0811.

Tailgating
For those fans interested in tailgating, there are a number of lots a short walk from CenturyLink Field.  Please see our downtown map for additional parking and tailgate locations. 

Disabled Parking
Two adjacent lots to CenturyLink Field, the North Lot and CenturyLink Field Event Center Garage, are sold out on a season basis. A very limited amount of disabled parking in the North Lot may be available on day of game and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. The Union Station garage on 4th Ave. is available for season parking. The elevator at 4th Ave. & Weller Street Overpass will enable you to reach the stadium North Lot from Union Station and avoid stairways. A state-issued, disabled placard is required for disabled parking access.

Passenger Drop-Off Zone
The passenger and disabled drop-off zone is located off the intersection of Railroad Way S. at Occidental Ave.(across from the CenturyLink Field Pro Shop), which can be accessed from 1st Ave. S. Drivers may drop off passengers next to the stadium prior to parking until kickoff. Similar access will be provided after every major event.

Auto Trouble
AAA provides roadside assistance after Seahawks games in the North Lot, CenturyLink Event Center garage and Union Station garage. Limited service is available, including lockout rescue, flat tire service and jump-starts.

For non-Seahawks events, please see the parking attendant to arrange for assistance. 

Electric Vehicle Chargers
The CenturyLink Field Event Center Garage (2nd floor) and North Lot are equipped with electric vehicle chargers.  Parking attendants are also available should you need assistance.

Railroad Crossings
There is heavy train traffic surrounding South Downtown and CenturyLink Field and Event Center. Please cross railroad tracks only at public streets and marked pedestrian crosswalks. Be alert: stop, look and listen for trains.

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