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Getting to Seattle

By plane

Alaska Airlines

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac Airport) is just 15 miles south of downtown Seattle. It serves 31 airlines with 105 non-stop destinations (81 domestic, 24 international) and handles 37.5 million passengers/year.

Take light rail from the airport to downtown. The station at Westlake is just 2 blocks from the Westin.

By train

Amtrak Cascades Train at King Street Station - by Loco Steve (CC 3.0)

Looking to travel to or from Seattle via rail? Four train routes service Seattle’s King Street Station, located on the south edge of downtown. Amtrak has three routes: Coast Starlight travels between Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles. Amtrak Cascades travels between Vancouver, BC; Seattle; Tacoma; Portland; Salem and Eugene. Empire Builder travels between Chicago; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Spokane; Portland; and Seattle.

Get a 7% discount with Alaska Airlines

We’ve partnered with Alaska Airlines to make getting to Seattle even easier. When you book using our discount code, you’ll receive 7% off the published base fare.

Book with discount

Visas

Check to see if you qualify for the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) – you may be eligible to visit the United States without a visa. Otherwise, you will need to apply for a Visitor Visa.

Get more information about getting to Seattle from Visit Seattle.

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