The City of Mountlake Terrace boasts a number of convenient public transportation options located only 14 miles north of downtown Seattle along the Interstate 5 corridor.

Light Rail Station Opens in 2024

Sound Transit Future Light Rail Station

Mountlake Terrace
Transit Center

Community Transit operates the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center, located at 6001 236th Street SW. This facility provides Community Transit and King County Metro local bus service with commuter routes to downtown Seattle and University of Washington.  

Community Transit offers Dial-A-Ride transportation (DART)services for people with limited access to regular bus service or whose health or disability condition prevents the use of fixed bus routes.

For service information, please visit Community Transit's website.

Mountlake Terrace Transit Center and Freeway Station

Mountlake Terrace Transit Center and Freeway Station_Photo by SounderBruce on Flickr

Mountlake Terrace
Light Rail Station

Construction of Sound Transit's new Lynnwood Link Extension webpage light rail project now under construction will connect Mountlake Terrace to SeaTac Airport and the communities of Federal Way, Bellevue, Seattle, Shoreline and Lynnwood.  Service is scheduled to begin in 2024.  Mountlake Terrace Station will be located just east of Interstate 5 and 236th Street SW.

Community Transit's Mountlake Terrace Transit Center


Sound Transit
Freeway Station

The Sound Transit Freeway Station offers express bus service to downtown Seattle and Everett.

The facility serves as a connection with the third floor of the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center garage with a covered, concrete pedestrian bridge that crosses the northbound lanes of I-5. 

For more information about this facility, visit Sound Transit's Sound Transit Freeway Station webpage.