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 every 30 minutes, 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

ST Express options
Sound Transit

Visit Sound Transit online or call (888) 889-6368. Now offering service between Seattle and Puyallup seven days a week, via route #578!

Route #574
Take from SeaTac and/or Federal Way to Lakewood Towne Center. During the Washington State Fair, transfer to Fair Express bus.
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Route #578
Take from Seattle to Puyallup Station. Walk five blocks to the Fair.
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Fairtime Transit Options

Save time, gas and parking fees! These special public transportation options are available exclusively during the Washington State Fair, September 11-27, 2015.

Please note, these services are not available during the Spring Fair in April.

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.  

Your first Fair ride can be the one that takes you there - the Sounder train. With the money you'll save on gas and parking, you can buy more scones and lemonade. Trains will run on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 serving nine stations from Everett to Puyallup.

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.

Check back soon for the 2015 Washington State Fair Sounder Express schedule

ORCA may help save money on train fare.


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