Buses & Light Rail

Public bus transportation is provided throughout the Puget Sound Region.  Choose Your Way Bellevue provides additional resources about bus service in Bellevue. Sound Transit Express Bus Route 550 provides daily airport service to and from the Bellevue Transit Center. Please note Route 550 . For more information regarding transit options to/from Sea-Tac Airport, click here.

Current Link Light Rail routes run from Sea-Tac Airport through Downtown Seattle and Capitol Hill to the University of Washington station. Link Light Rail is growing in the region with work underway on future routes from Seattle to Bellevue and Redmond. Construction on East Link is underway. To find out more about construction impacts on park and ride lots and transit routes click here

Transit Agencies Serving Bellevue: 

Metro Transit

Metro Transit Website
1-206-BUS-TIME (287-8463, automated schedule info.)
Fares: $1.25 - $2.00 One-way / Single Fare / 1 or 2 Zone(s)
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, All Day Pass (available from the driver) - $2.50  Metro Transit operates regular bus routes to and from the airport to stops in Downtown Bellevue. Plan your trip throughout the Bellevue-Seattle area now using Metro's Online Trip Planner.  

Sound Transit (ST)

Sound Transit Website
1-888-889-6368 ST Express Customer Service
Fares: One-way adult single fares: $1.50 (one zone); $2.50 (two zones); $3.00 (three zones)

Sound Transit is a public agency delivering regional public transportation to urban King (Metro), Pierce (Pierce Transit), and other counties. Schedule information.  

Direct Bus Routes from Bellevue to Seattle:

  • Bellevue Transit Center: Sound Transit 550
  • Eastgate Park & Ride: Sound Transit 554; Metro 217, 212
  • Evergreen Point Bridge Park & Ride: Sound Transit 545; Metro 255
  • South Bellevue Park & Ride NOTE-Park and Ride closed for East Link Construction