Seattle Monorail

Daily Rates

One-Way Fares:

$3.00 Adult (age 19-64)

$1.50 Youth (age 6-18)

$1.50 for Reduced Rate
(Seniors 65+, disabled, persons with Medicare cards, U.S. military with ID, ORCA LIFT cards accepted)

Children 5 and under ride free

We accept cash, credit/debit cards, and ORCA cards. Credit cards incur 3.7% fee.

Roundtrip rates are twice that of a one-way fare

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Please see our ‘Rider Alerts’ on the homepage to for any schedule changes.

Seattle Center Monorail will resume service on Thursday, May 28, 2020.

We will operate with limited hours for at least the first week as we implement our COVID-19 safety measures. Learn more here.

May 28-June 4:

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Sat-Sun: 10:00am-6:00pm

We are temporarily suspending our acceptance of cash to reduce potential risk to our employees.

We are only accepting ORCA cards, credit/debit cards, and mobile tickets through the Transit GO Ticket app. 

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