King County Water Taxi

This water taxi shuttles passengers between Pier 50 in Seattle to either Vashon Island or West Seattle. You can also email them at watertaxi.info@kingcounty.gov

ORCA LIFT site

RRFP site

View the fare prices for the Vashon-Seattle Route

View the fare prices for the West Seattle-Seattle Route

Phone: 
(206) 477-3979 TTY relay 711
Type of Service: 
Fixed Route
Vehicle Type: 
Water-Taxi
Service Area: 
Downtown Seattle to Vashon Island and West Seattle and vice versa
Service Days: 
M, Tu, W, Th, F
Service Hours: 
Hours vary by route and season
Advance Notice Notes: 
None
Discounts Available
Children ages 5 and under ride for FREE. Bicycle riders do not have to pay an extra cost to store their bicycles. Discount on fare when standard ORCA card, ORCA LIFT, or RRFP is used.The ORCA LIFT card is a reduced fare bus pass that is available to income-qualified individuals. The card allows riders to save 50 percent or more on trips using participating public transit agencies. RRFP is a reduced fare bus pass that is available to people 65 years or older, and/or people living with disabilities. The card allows riders to save over 50 percent on trips using public transit. To see if you qualify for either of these programs, visit the links in the description above.
Paratransit Eligibility Required: 
No
Accessibility: 
Power ChairWheelchairFoldable wheelchairPersonal Care AttendantScooterWalker

Service Area