Getting here by Airline

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is located just 20 miles south of Seattle and is served by all of the major airlines and by all the major rental car agencies. UW may also be reached from SeaTac by taxi, limousine or light rail (see link below).

Getting here by Train

Amtrak The Amtrak Coast Starlight stops in downtown Seattle at the King Street Station, 303 South Jackson Street, Seattle. This is  4.5 miles from the UW campus.

Bicycle and bicycle trailer baggage policy: Checked — 50 lbs. — 70″ x 41″ x 8.5″ Bicycles/bicycle trailers may be checked in a bicycle container for $10.00 in lieu of a piece of baggage. bicycle boxes are sold at most staffed locations for $15.00 per box. Customers may supply their own bicycle container. Recumbent, tandem and special bicycles over the standard bicycle dimensions and will not fit in a standard bicycle box are prohibited.  Folding bicycles under the dimensions of 34″ X 15″ X 48″ will be allowed onboard all trains in lieu of a piece of carry-on baggage. They must be considered a true folding bicycle.

Light Rail links to the UW from either the airport (42 minutes) or downtown Seattle (8 minutes):

Popular bike shipping services include ShipBikes and BikeFlights. Bikes can be shipped directly to nearby local bike shops, including The Polka Dot Jersey or our title sponsor R&E Cycles, for unpacking, reassembly and repacking for shipment home afterwards.

Getting here by Car

Driving South on I5


Driving North on I5


Driving West on I-90


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