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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Please see our ‘Rider Alerts’ on the homepage to see if inclement weather has impacted schedule. Below is our schedule when we aren’t impacted by weather.

*Temporary* Hours of Operation (January 22 into March 2019):
*Monorail schedule has been adjusted due to elevator modernization project at Westlake Station

Winter Hours of Operation (March-May 2019):

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-9:00pm
Friday: 7:30am-11:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am-11:00pm
Sunday: 8:30am-9:00pm

Summer/Fall Hours of Operation (May-December 2019):

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