Commuter Rail


Sounder Train - Puget Sound

Commuting by rail is becoming increasingly popular in the Puget Sound region. Seattle’s Central Link light rail, the Sounder commuter train, and Tacoma’s Link light rail allow you to bypass traffic and commute in style.

Sounder Commuter Rail

The Sounder commuter train runs weekday mornings and afternoons with stops in the following cities: Everett, Mukilteo, Edmonds, Seattle, Tukwila, Kent, Auburn, Sumner, Puyallup, and Tacoma. View the full Sounder schedule and fare information.

Sounder stations offer free parking (except King Street Station in Seattle), bike lockers and/or racks, weather protection, and ticket vending machines, not to mention onboard amenities, such as bike racks, restrooms, tables, and free Wi-Fi. Upon arriving in Tacoma, simply transfer to a Pierce Transit bus or hop on your bike to finish your commute to campus.

Tacoma Rail

Tacoma Link Light Rail

Tacoma’s light rail service runs from the Tacoma Dome Station to the downtown Tacoma theater district, with stops at Union Station and the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

The Link is absolutely FREE, and runs every 10 minutes, seven days a the week. Hop on the link to Commerce Street, transfer to one of the Pierce Transit routes serving campus, and let the driver do the rest.

Seattle Central Link Light Rail

Commuting from Seattle? The Central Link light rail runs from downtown Seattle to Sea-Tac International Airport, with stops at: Westlake, University Street, Pioneer Square, Chinatown, Qwest Field, SODO, Beacon Hill, Mount Baker, Columbia City, Othello, Rainier Beach, and Tukwila, before arriving at Sea-Tac. Use the light rail to ease your commute and avoid those nasty I-5 traffic jams.