Water Taxi, no departures on Sunday 1/1/23 or Monday 1/2/23

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West Seattle Water Taxi fare free New Year's Eve - No sailings Sunday or Monday

Today, Saturday, December 31, the West Seattle route of the King County Water Taxi is fare free for New Year's Eve.

Neither the West Seattle or the Vashon routes of the King County Water Taxi will be in service on New Years Day, Sunday, January 1, nor will they operate on the Monday, January 2. Both routes return to regular service on Tuesday, January 3. For more information, see our Captain's Blog

Water Taxi riders can use one or more of the following options:


  • King County Metro RapidRide C Line and routes 21555657120 & 125 connect West Seattle to downtown Seattle – close to the Pier 50 passenger-only facility located at Alaskan Way and Columbia Street. RapidRide C Line also connects riders to the Washington State Ferry Fauntleroy Terminal which serves Vashon Island.
  • Metro Route 128 connects the Admiral District, Morgan Junction, High Point, Delridge, South Seattle College and White Center areas.

Link light rail

  • Metro Route 50 connects West Seattle – including North Delridge, the Alaska Junction, the Admiral District and Alki Beach – to Link light rail at SODO.


Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner or call the Customer Information Office on weekdays at 206-553-3000 to plan transit trips. Text your stop ID to 62550 for the next scheduled departure time at your stop.