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 credit/debit cards and ORCA cards.

Roundtrip rates are twice that of a one-way fare. Monorail is currently only accepting ORCA cards and credit/debit cards. We have temporarily suspended the acceptance of cash payment to reduce the transmission of germs.

Frequently Asked Questions


Tuesday September 7-Friday October 8: Seattle Center Monorail will be closed due to construction. Service will resume on Saturday October 9, 2021 at 11:00am. Read more here.

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

Learn more about our COVID-19 safety measures.

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

We are only accepting ORCA cards and credit/debit cards.

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