South Lake Union Line

Updated: May 8, 2023

The South Lake Union line, open for service since 2007, is the first segment of the Seattle Streetcar. The line connects the fast-growing South Lake Union neighborhood to Seattle's vibrant downtown core, consisting of 1.3 miles, seven stops, and full of shops and restaurants as well as Lake Union's 12-acre waterfront park. The South Lake Union line also conveniently connects to other public transit systems such as the Link light railMonorail, and Metro Transit.


  • Fairview & Campus Drive (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
  • Lake Union Park (Lake Union)
  • Westlake & Mercer (Southbound train, South Lake Union)
  • Westlake & Thomas (Southbound train, South Lake Union)
  • Terry & Mercer (Northbound train, South Lake Union)
  • Terry & Thomas (Northbound train, South Lake Union)
  • Westlake & 9th-Denny (Denny Triangle)
  • Westlake & 7th (Denny Triangle)
  • Westlake Hub (McGraw Square)

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

6 a.m. – 9 p.m.


7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday and Holidays

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

No service on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

South Lake Union Streetcar operates on a holiday schedule on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day.


Monday – Friday

6 a.m. – 7 a.m. 15 minutes
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. 12 minutes
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. 15 minutes

Weekends and Holidays

15 minutes


Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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