Seattle Monorail


Daily Rates

One-Way Fares:

$2.50 for Adults

$1.25 for Youth ages 5-12

$1.25 for Reduced Rate
(Seniors 65+, disabled, persons with Medicare cards, & U.S. military with ID)

Children 4 and under ride free

Roundtrip rates are twice that of a one-way fare

We do not accept ORCA cards

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Hours of Operation (May through December 2018):

Monday-Friday: 7:30am-11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8:30am-11:00pm


Please check ‘Rider Alerts’ on the Home Page for any schedule changes.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Routes & Stations

Seattle Center Monorail departs approximately every 10 minutes from two stations:

Seattle Center station:
Adjacent to the Space Needle

Westlake Center Mall station:
At Fifth Avenue and Pine Street

Route Map
Route Map

Group Rates

School Groups:

Hey Teachers! A special rate is available for K-12 school groups using the Monorail on field trips. The special rate applies only to groups who pre-arrange their trip at least one business day in advance. The monorail can carry up to 200 guests per trip, so there is plenty of room for your students. Click on the link below to register your school group and receive pricing information.

Register your school group

Prepaid Monorail Tickets for Groups:

We offer prepaid Monorail tickets with no expiration date for large groups or organizations that wish to purchase tickets in bulk. If you purchase 250 one-way tickets or more, you are eligible to receive a discounted group rate. Click on the link below to find out more.

Order group tickets

Monthly Passes

The Monorail offers unlimited use monthly passes at $50 per month for adults, or $25 per month for those eligible for a reduced rate (seniors 65+, disabled, persons with Medicare Cards, active duty U.S. military personnel with valid ID, and youth ages 5-12).

Monthly passes can be purchased directly from the Monorail Ticket Booth at either platform or ordered online by clicking the link below.

Purchase monthly pass online

You can also buy a monthly pass using the Mobile Application: Hopthru. Search for Hopthru in you phone’s app store and download it for free. Then you can purchase an adult Monorail monthly pass through the app (cost: $50) and show your pass to the on your mobile phone to the monorail cashier each time you ride the train.