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Weekend Service Impacts

  • Event Reroute for Routes 3 and 4; Transit service will be rerouted off 5th Avenue N near Seattle Center during the New Year’s at the Needle event from 10 p.m. to end of service on Saturday, December 31;

Holiday Service

Saturday, Dec 31

New Year's Eve
Sunday, Jan 1

New Year's Day
Monday, Jan 2

New Year's Observed
Metro BusesSaturday scheduleSunday schedule Sunday schedule
First Hill StreetcarSaturday scheduleSunday schedule Sunday schedule
South Lake Union StreetcarSaturday scheduleSunday schedule No Sunday schedule
Water Taxi & water taxi shuttle routes 773 & 775No serviceHoliday scheduleHoliday schedule
Via to Transit5 a.m. - 1 a.m.6 a.m. - 12 a.m.5 a.m. - 1 a.m
Ride Pingo to Transit7 a.m. - 7 p.m.7 a.m. - 7 p.m.7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Community Transit9 a.m. - 6 p.m.No serviceNo service
ST Express busSaturday schedule Sunday schedule Sunday schedule
SounderNo serviceNo serviceNo service
1 Line Link light railExtended Saturday schedule Sunday schedule Sunday schedule
Seattle Monorail8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., 12:30 a.m. - 1 a.m.10 a.m. - 10 p.m.8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Customer Information Center & Lost and FoundClosedClosedClosed


Service Reminders

  • Take transit to all your sporting events in Seattle this weekend. Metro and Link Light Rail serves riders heading to T-Mobile Park, Husky Stadium, Lumen Field and Climate Pledge Arena;
    • The Seattle Kraken will have a match at the Climate Pledge Arena on Saturday, December 31 at 7 p.m. and on Monday, January 2 at 5 p.m.;
    • The Seahawks will take Lumen Field on Saturday, January 1 at 1:05 p.m.;
  • Seattle Center Monorail will operate late on Saturday, December 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. then 12:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. On Sunday, January 1, the monorail will operate 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, January 2. The Monorail will depart approximately every 10 minutes;
  • Water Taxi continues its seven-days a week service throughout the winter, with the exception of certain holidays. To help you prepare, here’s the holiday sailing schedule. The seven-day-a-week service will run from approximately 6 a.m. weekdays (8:30 a.m. weekends) to 7 p.m.;
  • We recommend riders arrive at their bus stop a few minutes before the scheduled departure time of their trip;
  • Riders can use Text for Departures by texting their stop number to 62550 to get next departure times;
  • Remember, it’s free and easy to sign up for email or text alerts about King County Metro service. Alerts can be tailored to your favorite route(s).


For the complete Metro Weekend Update alert click here.

As always, “It’s a great day to ride Metro” to get to events and activities where there is often traffic congestion and limited parking.