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STADIUM ADDRESS

Lumen Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
TRANSPORTATION GUIDES

PARKING

On-Site Parking at Lumen Field

We have two parking lots that are connected to Lumen Field: Lumen Field Parking Garage and our North Lot. Both are open daily. We recommend viewing the event you are attending in our events calendar to see accurate pricing and pre-purchase availability. Overnight or RV parking is not allowed. Oversized vehicles (above 8'3") will only be accommodated in the North Lot. We encourage fans to look at public transportation prior to heading down to the stadium to avoid traffic delays!

Lumen Field Parking Garage

Located south of the stadium attached to the Lumen Field Event Center. Elevators at north and south ends. Garage opens at 6am on event days and closes 2 hours post event.

North Lot Parking

Located north of the stadium, our North Lot is open daily. No overnight or RV parking. Lot opens at 6am on event days and closes 2 hours post event.

Electric Vehicle Charging & Parking

Electric vehicle chargers are available in both the North Lot and Lumen Field Parking Garage. Since parking in these two areas is not guaranteed unless you have pre-purchased parking, please plan accordingly to find an alternate charging location for your vehicle.

Public Transportation

Link Light Rail

With two nearby stations – Stadium and ID/Chinatown – the Link Light Rail is a fast and easy mode of transportation whether coming/going South (including Sea-Tac Airport) or North. Please keep in mind for late-night events that all Links stop running at midnight.

King County Metro

Metro has you covered with over 15 daily bus routes that stop within 3 blocks of Lumen Field.  Sound Transit Express busses connect downtown Seattle to major hubs across King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties.

Sounder Train

From Lakewood and Everett with stops in between, the Sounder Train is a great option since the King Street Station is just a football field away from the stadium.

Bicycles & Bike/Scooter Share

Non-motorized bike racks are available at the NW corner of Lumen Field and south of the Lumen Field Parking Garage under the bridge by T-Mobile Park. If utilizing bike or scooter share, please park your rental out of roads and main walking/driving routes.

Seattle Streetcar - First Hill Line

The Seattle Streetcar First Hill Line connects First Hill to Pioneer Square. Stops include S Jackson St & Occidental (0.3 miles from the stadium) and 5th & Jackson (0.4 miles). The streetcar operates every day of the week.

Ferry Services

Colman Dock (Pier 52) is less than a mile from the stadium, offering service to/from Bainbridge and Bremerton. Pier 50 King Country Water Taxis connect Seattle to West Seattle & Vashon and the Kitsap Transit Fast Ferries have routes to Bremerton, Kingston, & Southworth. Please plan ahead to allocate for delayed or at-capacity ferries.

frequently asked questions

Parking FAQs

Is there a designated area for disabled parking?
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The disabled and passenger drop-off zone for all major events is located across from the Lumen Field Pro Shop on Railroad Way S. (also known as Charles St.) Limited disabled parking is available in the North Lot and Union Station garage on a first come, first serve basis.

Is tailgating allowed?
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Lumen Field does not allow tailgating at on-site parking lots. Please consult your team's individual websites for suggested tailgating alternatives.

Where is passenger drop-off located?
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Across from the Lumen Field Pro Shop on Railroad Way S (Also known as Charles St.) just west of Occidental Ave. This zone can be accessed via 1st Ave S.

How do I pre-purchase parking?
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Please check the event page of the event you are attending to see if there are options to pre-purchase parking. Pricing and a "buy now" link will be in the event description if event parking is available.
For gameday, most parking spots are allocated to Season Ticket Holders. If you do not have a pass, we recommend using public transportation or looking to alternate parking garages like the Metro Parking Garage, Union Station Parking Garage, or T-Mobile Park garage.

Where would I park if I am arriving in a charter bus, motorcycle, or RV?
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The Lumen Field Parking Garage, and most of the surrounding area garages have designated spots for motorcycle parking. Parking for oversized vehicles and RVs is not provided so please plan accordingly. For further directions please call 206-381-7100.

Where is Lumen Field's on-site parking located?
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Outside of our two stadium lots: North Lot (outdoor lot on the north end of Lumen Field) and Lumen Field Parking Garage (indoor parking garage on the south end of Lumen Field) there is the Metro Parking Garage located to the east of the stadium (9636 6th Ave S) and Union Station Parking Garage (820 4th Ave S).

Do parking options differ between football games and soccer matches?
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Lumen Field's on-site parking has a limited number of open spots on gamedays since parking is pre-sold to season ticket holders. Check to see what each team recommends for parking and transportation:
- Seahawks Transportation Guide
- Sounders Transportation Guide

What if I am coming in a Lyft or Uber or another rideshare service?
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If you’re using a ride share service to get to or from Lumen Field, have your driver drop you off at one of these points: King St. & Occidental on the North side or Royal Brougham & Occidental on the South side of the stadium.

Public Transit FAQs

Can I park and ride on the Link Light Rail?
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Free parking is available at Angle Lake, Tukwila International Boulevard and Northgate stations. We recommend getting off at SODO, International District/Chinatown Station, or Pioneer Square station for a short walk to Lumen Field.

How do I pay for a Link Light Rail ticket?
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The Transit GO Ticket App or pre-loaded ORCA card is the ideal option for skipping lines at the ticket vending machines located at all Link Light Rail stations. Download the Transit GO Ticket App and purchase a Day Pass ahead of the event you are attending. Don't forget to activate your ticket before getting on the train and show your screen to the fare enforcement officer if asked. If using an ORCA card, remember to tap on and off with your card when you get on and off. Day Passes may also be purchased at your originating station.

If I'm new to Seattle's Public Transit, what are some things to know about public transportation in Seattle?
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Tips for using Sound Transit:
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ORCA is the easiest way to pay, if you don't have an ORCA card get one (locations you can purchase an ORCA card) and load with $$$ at the station or a retail location
-The Transit GO Ticket app (download at the app store) is a good backup ifyou don’t have an ORCA card
- Plan your trip with Sound Transit
- Follow Sound Transit on Twitter for the most up-to-date rider info/alerts
- Trains and buses can be crowded on game day so make sure to go early and pack your patience.

5 Seattle Transit Safety Tips:
1) Look Both Ways!
2) Headphones off, screens down
3) Take crosswalks, not shortcuts
4) Stay behind the yellow line
5) Bike smart, ride safe  (cross tracks at 90 degrees)

Do available transit options differ based on the Lumen Field event I am attending?
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Please always consult the schedule for the designated route of the public transit option(s) you're planning to utilize on Event day. Schedules, timetables, and route run-times may vary depending on the day of the week. When in doubt, plan ahead!

Does Lumen Field subsidize public transit if I have an event ticket?
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Lumen Field does not subsidize public transit at this time.

Does Lumen Field offer Gameday specific shuttle services from surrounding landmarks?
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Lumen Field does not offer its own shuttle services and encourages fans to use King County Metro, Sound Transit, and other modes of public transportation to get to and from gameday and other Lumen Field events.

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