241st meeting

Plan Your Trip

Seattle, Washington
241st meeting of the American Astronomical Society
Seattle, Washington
8 – 12 January 2023

Ground Transportation

Link Light Rail
To get to the SeaTac/Airport Link light rail station from baggage claim, just head up to the fourth floor and cross the skybridge to the parking garage level. From there, follow the signs. Don’t feel like walking? No problem, just hop on the free, Train-to-Plane shuttle and let us do the driving.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) offers both Flat Rate Taxis and Metered Taxis. Taxis are stationed on the 3rd floor of the parking garage located on the north and south curb. For assistance to the taxi pick-up location, please use the interactive map. 

Rental Cars
SEA Airport has two passenger pick-up areas are located outside on the lower drive on the baggage claim level. One at the north end (near Alaska Airlines) and another on the south end (near the international airlines) of the terminal. From there, shuttles will take passengers and their luggage on a short five-minute drive and drop them off at the rental car facility. Shuttle buses transport passengers for free 24-hour-a-day, 365 days a year. For more information, click here. 

Public Metro Bus Transportation
The King County Metro bus stops for routes that serve SEA are located on International Boulevard (State Highway 99) and South 176th Street by the SeaTac/Airport Link Light Rail station. You can use King County Metro’s Trip Planner tool to find bus routes that serve SEA. The best way to get to the stops is to take the walkway through the north end of the fourth floor of the Airport Parking Garage to the Sound Transit Link Light Rail Station and exit to International Boulevard. You can exit to International Boulevard via the elevator or stairs on the west side of the station.

Adult Fare: $2.75 one way 

Ride Share
To access the app based rideshare pick-up area, passengers will go across the skybridges located a level below ticketing and a level above baggage claim and go down one level to the 3rd floor. Uber also has signage throughout the terminal and garage to help lead passengers to the pick up area. From there, please use a crosswalk to navigate to rows G through J located near the center of the garage. To ensure the safety of passengers and drivers, please wait until your assigned vehicle has parked before boarding. 

Uber/Lyft: Estimated fee is $46 one way