Washington Visitor Information

This page contains details on the various modes of transportation in Washington. Find the information you need for traveling whether by air, train, bus or automobile.


Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SeaTac). Main Terminal Building: 17801 Pacific Highway South, Seattle, WA 98158. Mailing Address: PO Box 68727, Seattle, WA 98168. Phone: 206-433-5388.

Official site of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Features way-finding aids, tourist links, transportation updates and the latest details on projects and plans.

QuickAID: Seattle-Tacoma Airport
Provides traveler information on the SeaTac International Airport including ground transportation services, hotel and airline information, and a directory of tourist services.

Shuttle Express
Door to door ground transportation for SeaTac Airport transfers operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and averages only three stops per van. A van can meet you curbside at your airline and drop you off at a private home, hotel or office.

Spokane International Airport. 9000 W. Airport Drive, Spokane, WA 99224. Phone: 509-455-6455. E-mail


This link takes you to a list of all Washington cities that Greyhound operates from.


The Ferry Traveler
Site provides an overview of the coast, destination schedules for each of the routes plied by Washington State Ferries, Alaska Ferries, BC Ferries and the 7 independent ferry systems plying the coastal waters of the Canadian West Coast and the US Pacific Northwest. It also aims to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about ferry travel.

Washington State Ferries
Official web site has schedules, fares, route maps, fleet guide, news, tourist and travel info, wait times, events, and photos. With over twenty-five ferries, it is the largest ferry fleet in the United States, annually carrying over 23 million passengers to 20 different ports of call.


Washington Automobile Club (AAA)

Washington Online Highways

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

Washington State Mountain Pass Reports
Seasonal. Provides reports on Washington State's mountain pass highways.


The Empire Builder
An east-west route between Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington or Portland, Oregon. The route splits at Spokane, Washington. The Empire Builder passes close by Glacier National Park, and to get to the west coast must travel over both the Rockies, at Marias Pass, and the Cascades Mountains. The latter includes the seven-mile Cascade Tunnel. The Portland route travels in part along the shores of the Columbia River.

Coast Starlight
A north-south route between San Diego, California and Seattle, Washington. This route follows the Cascade Mountains in Washington and Oregon, traveling through 22 tunnels and many hairpin bends.

Launched in late 1998, is a north-south route between Vancouver, British Columbia and Eugene-Springfield, Oregon. It is designed to take in the major cities of the Pacific Northwest including Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. It follows the same route along the Cascade Mountains as the Washington-Oregon section of the Coast Starlight. This route has daily services between Seattle and Vancouver, and Seattle and Portland aboard the new, much-touted, European-style, Talgo-brand trains.

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