Seattle’s Amtrak Station, Kings Street Station, is in downtown Seattle at 303 South Jackson Street. The restored 1906 building has a beautiful interior, but no amenities or restaurants, so you’ll have to walk a couple blocks to get a bite to eat (largely Italian and Asian restaurants). Explore nearby attractions and other tips below.
Things to Know
- The Sounder Everett and Sounder Lakewood-Seattle commuter trains and Greyhound buses also stop at King Street Station.
- Walk about a block to connect with Seattle’s Link light rail at the International District/Chinatown stop, which provides service to SeaTac airport.
- Head to Zeitgeist Coffee, King Street Bar and Oven (pizza on the menu), Girin (Korean), the Salumi deli or multiple restaurants on 5th Avenue for quick places to eat or grab a beverage near the station
Three Amtrak routes stop at the Kings Street Station:
- Amtrak Cascades (to Canada)
- Coast Starlight (to Los Angeles)
- Empire Builder (cross country to Chicago)
- Embassy Suites Pioneer Square
- Best Western Plus Pioneer Square
- Courtyard Pioneer Square
- The Arctic Club
- Silver Cloud Stadium Hotel
- Loews Hotel 1000
- Kimpton Alexis Hotel
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Things to Do
- The Great Hall at Union Station (1-minute walk)
- Treason Gallery (2-minute walk)
- Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park (3-minute walk)
- Waterfall Garden Park (3-minute walk)
- Seattle Pinball Museum (4-minute walk)
- CenturyLink Field (4-minute walk)
- Occidental Square (5-minute walk)
- Elliot Bay Trail (6-minute walk)
- Comedy Underground (6-minute walk)
- Pioneer Square (7-minute walk)
- WaMu Theatre (9-minute walk)
- Safeco Field (11-minute walk)
- Seattle Ferry Terminal (13-minute walk)
- Coast Guard Museum Northwest (17-minute walk)