The University of Washington: Facilities Services

Bus & Train

Bus & Train

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What does the U-PASS cover?

The U-PASS covers full fare on Metro, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, Kitsap Transit, Everett Transit, and Sound Transit buses. The U-PASS also covers the Sounder commuter train, which runs between Everett and downtown Seattle and between Tacoma and downtown Seattle, and light rail, which currently operates between downtown Seattle and Seatac airport.

How do I find the best bus route to take me to the University?

Approximately 50 bus routes from King, Snohomish and Pierce County some to the University District, with more than 30 coming directly to campus. use the easy Trip Planner for full detail on routes, schedules, and bus stops. For UW campus stops, use street address for the most accurate results. More on Riding the Bus or Train

How do I use my U-PASS on the bus, light rail or commuter train?

Tap your Husky Card with U-PASS powered by ORCA on the card reader located inside each bus. You need only tap upon entering. For light rail, tap your card on the ORCA reader in the station both BEFORE you board and AFTER you disembark.

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