Guests of the Washington State Fair can save on gas and parking, avoid the traffic, and enjoy the biggest party in the state by bus or commuter rail again this year. Pierce Transit and Sound Transit will operate special service during the Fair to provide guests with an easy option for getting to the Fair. Purchase State Fair tickets before you go: www.thefair.com/tickets.
Pierce Transit Fair Express Bus
Pierce Transit will offer express bus service to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup from Sept. 2 through Sept. 25. Riders can park free and catch the Fair Express from three locations: Tacoma Mall (near JC Penney/Firestone), Lakewood Towne Center (behind Target) and South Hill Mall (SE Corner near JC Penney). Fair Express service begins daily (except Tuesdays, when the Fair is closed) at 9:15 a.m. with the last trip leaving the Fair at 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 11 p.m. Friday throughSunday. Pierce Transit’s local Routes 4, 400, 402 and 425 will also serve the Washington State Fair. For more information about the Fair Express visit: www.piercetransit.org/washington-state-fair-express.
|FARES||One Way Ride||All Day Pass|
With valid Regional Reduced Fare Permit
|Youth (18 & under)||$1.00||$2.50|
|Exact cash, ORCA Card & One Ride tickets accepted.
Children 5 and younger ride free with a fare paying passenger.
Special Family Fare: Up to four children (age 13 and under) may ride free when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger.
Sound Transit Sounder Fair Service
Once again this year you can let go and ride the Sounder train to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup! Special Sounder trains will run on two Saturdays, Sept. 17 and 24, serving nine stations between Everett and Puyallup. From Puyallup Station, you can jump on a free awaiting Pierce Transit bus to the Fair’s Red Gate. For more information and Sounder schedules visit www.soundtransit.org/soundertothefair. To purchase a discounted bundled ticket that includes taking the Sounder Train and Fair gate admission, visitwww.thefair.com/deals/.
Sound Transit Express Bus
Sound Transit Express Route 578 also runs between Seattle and Puyallup seven days a week. Riders may check the schedule here: www.soundtransit.org/Schedules/ST-Express-Bus/578.Print This Post