Washington State Fair Transportation Options
Due to budget constraints, Pierce Transit no long offers direct “Fair Express” service to the Blue gate, and there are no other “fair only” bus services available in 2012.
Pierce Transit route options:
Visit the Pierce Transit Bus Routes page or call (253) 581-8000. Use the convenient Pierce Transit Trip Planner online tool to make planning your trip to the Fair a breeze.
Special needs riders - Pierce Transit SHUTTLE
Specialized transportation is available for registered SHUTTLE customers. Call Pierce Transit at 253-581-8100 one to five days in advance to schedule your trip. SHUTTLE drops off and picks up in the Blue Gate parking lot at the Washington State Fair.
Note: to assist with the City of Puyallup's traffic control plan, Pierce Transit does not service stops between 7th Ave and 14th Ave on Meridian, Sept. 7-23. This affects route 402.
Connect from Seattle with Sound Transit
Sound Transit route options:
Visit Sound Transit online or call (888) 889-6368. Now offering service from Seattle to Puyallup seven days a week, via route #578!
Take from SeaTac and/or Federal Way and to Lakewood Towne Center. Route info >
Take from Seattle to the Puyallup Train Station. Route info >
Sit back and let the Sounder train transport you to the Fair from Seattle each weekday. Return northbound trip is served by Sound Transit bus.
Sounder Train Service:
Weekday options Seattle to Puyallup
Weekday options Puyallup return to Northbound / Seattle.
(Note: last bus leaves Puyallup Train Station, north side, at 9:04 pm)