Driving Directions

Driving directions to the University of Washington

From Interstate 5, northbound or southbound: DO NOT use the express lanes. Take Exit #169 (UW-NE 45th St. Exit). Go east (right turn from I-5 north, left turn from I-5 south) on NE 45th for about half a mile. Turn right on 15th Ave. NE and continue about three blocks to 41st street. To park in the Central Plaza Parking Garage, turn left just before you cross NE 41st.

From SR 520 (floating bridge): Traveling west toward Seattle, take the Montlake Blvd. NE exit. Turn right (north) onto Montlake Blvd. And continue over the Montlake Bridge. Just after the bridge, turn left onto Pacific and continue west for several blocks. Turn right at 15th Ave. NE and continue north about 3 blocks to 41st St. To park in the Central Plaza Parking Garage, turn right just before you cross NE 41st.

Public Transportation

More than 50 bus routes from all over King and Snohomish counties serve the University District; about 30 buses come right to campus.

Metro (King County):
(800) 542-7876 or http://transit.metrokc.gov

Community Transit (Snohomish County):
(800) 562-1375 or http://www.commtrans.org

Sound Transit (King, Pierce, Snohomish Counties):
(888) 889-5368 or http://www.soundtransit.org

For more information please visit:
http://www.washington.edu/univrel/visitors/travelinfo.html