There are 8 ways to get from SeaTac to Mercer Island by tram, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram, line 550 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A Link station
  2. Take the line 550 bus from International District Tunnel Station - Bay D to N Mercer Way & 80th Ave SE 550

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Tram, line 630 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A Link station
  2. Take the line 630 bus from 5th Ave S & S Jackson St to 86th Ave SE & SE 42nd St 630

$6

6 alternative options

Line 560 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 560 bus from SeaTac Station to Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 7 560

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from SeaTac to Mercer Island 16.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from SeaTac to Mercer Island 16.8 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from Seattle Airport to Mercer Island 17.6 miles

$70 - $100

Shuttle  •  23 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle Airport to Mercer Island

$16 - $75

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from SeaTac to Mercer Island 16.8 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from SeaTac station to Mercer Island. However, there are services departing from SeaTac Station and arriving at 86th Ave SE & SE 42nd St via Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 9 and N Mercer Way & 80th Ave SE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between SeaTac and Mercer Island is 9 miles. The road distance is 16.8 miles.

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The best way to get from SeaTac to Mercer Island without a car is to tram and line 550 bus which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from SeaTac to Mercer Island, including transfers.

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SeaTac to Mercer Island bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at SeaTac Station.

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SeaTac to Mercer Island bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 7 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between SeaTac to Mercer Island is 17 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from SeaTac to Mercer Island.

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There are 675+ hotels available in Mercer Island. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from SeaTac to Mercer Island.
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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between SeaTac, WA, USA and Mercer Island, WA, USA?

Sound Transit operates a bus from SeaTac to Mercer Island hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Sound Transit
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from International District Tunnel Station - Bay D to N Mercer Way & 80th Ave SE
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from SeaTac Station to Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 7
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 5th Ave S & S Jackson St to 86th Ave SE & SE 42nd St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Seattle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from SeaTac to Mercer Island
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$90
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $45
Taxi
$40 - $55
Select
$50 - $70
UberXL
$50 - $70
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from SeaTac to Mercer Island
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
STITA Taxi
Phone
+1 206-246-9999
Website
stitataxi.com
https://www.seattle.gov/
Phone
+1 206-386-1298
Website
seattle.gov
Seattle Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 206-622-6500
Website
seattleyellowcab.com
Jean's Taxi
Phone
+1 360-286-9462
Website
jeanstaxi.com
King Cab
Phone
+1 253-474-8294
Website
kingcabnw.com
Fair Fares Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 253-267-5599
Website
taxifairfares.com
Fort Lewis Taxi
Phone
+1 253-582-3000
Website
fortlewistaxi.org
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Seattle Airport to Mercer Island
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Shuttle from Seattle Airport to Mercer Island
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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