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There are 8 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland 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, bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to UW / Husky Stadium Link Station Link station
  2. Take the bus from Montlake Blvd NE & NE Pacific Pl - Bay 3 to 40th Ave NE & NE 50th St 65 / ...

$9 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 560 bus, line 234 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 560 bus from SeaTac Station to Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 7 560
  2. Take the line 234 bus from Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 10 to Market St & 8th Ave 234

$6 - $7

6 alternative options

Tram, line 255 bus  •  1 h 16 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 255 bus from Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave 255

$6

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland 23.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland 23.2 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from Seattle Airport to Kirkland 23.2 miles

$80 - $120

Shuttle  •  28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle Airport to Kirkland

$16 - $75

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland 23.2 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) station to Kirkland. However, there are services departing from SeaTac Station and arriving at Market St & 8th Ave via Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Kirkland is 17 miles. The road distance is 23.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland without a car is to tram and bus which takes 58 min and costs $9 - $10.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland, including transfers.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at SeaTac Station.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at Market St & 8th Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland is 23 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland.

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There are 660+ hotels available in Kirkland. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Kirkland, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland via Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 7 and Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 10 in around 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to UW / Husky Stadium Link Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus operators
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Montlake Blvd NE & NE Pacific Pl - Bay 3 to 40th Ave NE & NE 50th St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Bellevue Transit Center - Bay 10 to Market St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Seattle Children's Hospital
Website
luum.com
Bus from UW Link Station / UW Link Station to Helen Ln / River Circle
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
luum.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
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
Other operators
Uber Seattle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$92
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
Taxi
$55 - $75
Select
$70 - $90
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Kirkland
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Seattle Airport to Kirkland
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Shuttle from Seattle Airport to Kirkland
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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