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Getting Around Seattle/Tacoma
Sound Transit is the regional transportation system used to get around from Seattle to Tacoma. Sound Transit includes ST Express buses, Tacoma Link light rail, and Sounder Commuter trains. Link light rail offers a free shuttle from the Tacoma Dome parking lot through Downtown Tacoma and includes a stop one block from the Sheraton Hotel Conference location.
The different modes of public transportation in Seattle include riding by bus, the monorail, waterfront trolley, or the West Seattle Water Taxi. For details, please visit this popular Seattle Web site:
Visiting Seattle - Seattle 101, A Guide for Travelers and Tourists
In Tacoma many people drive, but public transportation is readily available here as well. At the Sea Tac Airport and within the city of Tacoma you will find public transit and taxis. The bus system for the Tacoma area, Pierce Transit, has a number of bus lines that run every half hour or every hour.
Free Transit for NTPAW delegates and guests!
You can get around downtown Tacoma, Seattle, and to the airport by riding Washington's first-rate public transportation service.
Tacoma Link Light Rail is FREE and runs every 10 minutes, Monday through Saturday, and every 10 to 20 minutes on Sunday. You can pick up light rail one block from the Sheraton Hotel and ride it around town or to the Tacoma Dome Station where you can connect to express bus service to Seattle.
Our local transit systems, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit, and King County Metro, have all donated bus tickets for NTPAW.
Stop by the conference registration desk to pick up your FREE bus tickets, map, and schedules.
For more detailed information on how to get around Tacoma, see the sites below:
Inside Tacoma: Getting Around - TripAdvisor
Download a Visitor Guide (sections or full guide)
Discover Tacoma and Pierce County Video - Tacoma Regional Convention & Visitor Bureau
See also Transportation between Sea-Tac Airport and the Sheraton Hotel