There are 8 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle 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 via 3rd Ave & Seneca St  •  47 min

  1. Take the tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A Link station

$6 - $7

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Tram  •  58 min

  1. Take the tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Westlake Station & Pine St - 3rd 4th & 5th Avenue - Bay A Link station

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 156 bus, line 150 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 156 bus from S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 to Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1 156
  2. Take the line 150 bus from Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4 to 4th Ave & James St 150

$9

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle 16.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle 16.1 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Seattle Airport to Space Needle 16.1 miles

$65 - $100

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle Airport to Space Needle

$16 - $75

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle 16.1 miles

$29 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle. However, there are services departing from S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 and arriving at 5th Ave N & Broad St via Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4 and James St & 4th Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Space Needle is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle without a car is to tram which takes 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle, including transfers.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle bus services, operated by King County Metro, depart from S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 station.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle bus services, operated by King County Metro, arrive at 4th Ave & James St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle is 16 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle.
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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle via Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1, Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4, 4th Ave & James St, James St & 4th Ave, and 5th Ave N & Broad St in around 59 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 Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Tram from Seatac/Airport Stn Rail & Intl Blvd S/S 176 St to Westlake Station & Pine St - 3rd 4th & 5th Avenue - Bay A
Ave. Duration
38 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 S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 to Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4 to 4th Ave & James St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Seattle
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$90
UberX
$29 - $40
WAV
$29 - $40
Taxi
$40 - $50
Select
$50 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Space Needle
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
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Seattle Airport to Space Needle
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Shuttle from Seattle Airport to Space Needle
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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