Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Seattle - Tacoma, WA, United States

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Train, Bus, Ferry & Gondola in Seattle - Tacoma, WA - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA walk each day. See which Light Rail, Train, Bus, Ferry & Gondola and stations are most popular in Seattle - Tacoma, WA, and more!

Seattle - Tacoma, WA has 5 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Train, Bus, Ferry & Gondola, operated by several transit agencies, including Sound Transit, Metro Transit, City of Seattle, Kitsap Transit, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, King County Marine Divison, Washington State Ferries & Seattle Monorail

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In Seattle - Tacoma, WA, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 52 min. Over 53% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Seattle - Tacoma, WA each day? Commuters wait on average 15 min, but over 44% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Seattle - Tacoma, WA is 6.84 mi. Yet 61% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Seattle - Tacoma, WA is 34%. On average, 46% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Seattle - Tacoma, WA, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.55 mi? Approximately, 31% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Seattle - Tacoma, WA

How long do people usually commute in Seattle - Tacoma, WA by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 52 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Seattle - Tacoma, WA, United States?

The percentage of transit riders in Seattle - Tacoma, WA who ride public transit, including Light Rail, Train, Bus, Ferry & Gondola for more than 2 hours every day is 53%.

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Waiting Time in Seattle - Tacoma, WA

How long do people usually wait at a station in Seattle - Tacoma, WA every day?

The average amount of time people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Train, Bus, Ferry & Gondola line on a weekday is 15 min.

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How many people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 44%.

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Trip Distance in Seattle - Tacoma, WA

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Seattle - Tacoma, WA?

The average distance people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Train, Bus, Ferry & Gondola is 6.84 mi.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Seattle - Tacoma, WA?

The percentage of people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA that usually travel for over 7.46 mi in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 61%.

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Number of Transfers in Seattle - Tacoma, WA

How many people perform single line trips in Seattle - Tacoma, WA?

The percentage of people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 34%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Seattle - Tacoma, WA?

The percentage of people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 34%.

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Walking Distance in Seattle - Tacoma, WA

How far do people usually walk per trip in Seattle - Tacoma, WA?

The average distance people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 6.84 mi.

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How many people walk for more than 0.62 mi in Seattle - Tacoma, WA?

The percentage of people in Seattle - Tacoma, WA who walk for over 0.62 mi each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 61%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • E LINE - Aurora Village to Downtown Seattle
  • 62 - CBD-Sand Point
  • 180 - Auburn Sounder/Kent Sounder/Sea Tac/Burien

Most popular Bus stations

  • Westlake Station - Bay A
  • 3rd Ave & Pine St
  • 3rd Ave & Virginia St

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • LINK - Link Light Rail
  • STCR FHS - First Hill Street Car

Most popular Light Rail stations

  • Capitol Hill Station
  • University Of Washington Station
  • SeaTac/Airport Station

Most popular Bus lines

  • E LINE - Aurora Village to Downtown Seattle
  • 62 - CBD-Sand Point
  • 180 - Auburn Sounder/Kent Sounder/Sea Tac/Burien

Most popular Bus stations

  • Westlake Station - Bay A
  • 3rd Ave & Pine St
  • 3rd Ave & Virginia St

Most popular Light Rail lines

  • LINK - Link Light Rail
  • STCR FHS - First Hill Street Car

Most popular Light Rail stations

  • Capitol Hill Station
  • University Of Washington Station
  • SeaTac/Airport Station

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