Public Transportation

Year-Round Transit Options

Get to the Washington State Fair Events Center in a breeze! These transit options are conveniently available year round, with direct service to Puyallup.

Puyallup Connector

Pierce Transit’s Route 425 is a convenient way to get to the Washington State Fair Events Center. Direct transit service is available from downtown Puyallup and South Hill with trips seven days a week. Stops are located on Meridian to provide easy access to activities at the Washington State Fair Events Center. The Puyallup Connector is easily recognized with its Puyallup Connector logo.

For more information on schedule and fare information, visit Pierce Transit’s website or call Pierce Transit Customer Services at 253-581-8000.

Sound Transit Buses

Hop on the ST Express Bus via route #578, with service from Seattle to the Puyallup Station. The Puyallup Station is just a short five block walk to the Washington State Fair Events Center. Now offering service seven days a week!
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For more details, visit Sound Transit online or call (888) 889-6368. 

Fairtime Transit Options

Skip the hassle of parking, save time and gas! Use these convenient mass transit options, available exclusively during the Washington State Fair, September 2-25, 2016 (closed Tuedays).

Sounder Train

The fun starts sooner when you take the train! Ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair in September on select Saturdays.  

Trains will run on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 serving nine stations from Everett to Puyallup. With the money you'll save on gas and parking, you can buy more scones and lemonade. 

Boarding locations: Everett, Mukilteo, Edmonds, Seattle, Tukwila, Kent, Auburn & Sumner

Free connector bus to Fair - Pierce Transit will operate a connector bus from Puyallup Station to the Red Gate. Connector bus service is complimentary when either a Sounder train ticket or ORCA card is shown upon boarding.  Or, it’s a quick and easy walk to the Fair, just 5 blocks away.

ORCA may help save money on train fare.

Express Transit Service

Park for free at the South Hill Mall, Tacoma Mall or Lakewood Towne Center, then catch a ride on the Fair Express Bus, with direct service to the Blue Gate. Service is available each and every day during the Washington State Fair.

Check back in the summer for route times and full details.


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