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Seattle Center Monorail

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Address: 400 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206 905 2620
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8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Description: The Monorail travels directly between Westlake Center (5th and Pine...
The Monorail travels directly between Westlake Center (5th and Pine Street) and Seattle Center (adjacent to Space Needle and Experience Music Project). It is America's first full-scale commercial monorail system. The Monorail departs approximately every 10 minutes. Ticket fares are as follows (cash only, no ORCA Cards please): Adults: $2.25/one-way, Youth (ages 5-12): $1.00/one-way, Reduced Rate (Seniors 65+, Disabled, Persons with Medicare Card, Active Duty U.S. Military Personnel): $1.00/one-way. Roundtrip is twice the price of a one-way. Children 4 & under ride FREE!
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I like that it is very retro, like something in the 60s with some star wars touch. I still think this could be effective transportation where underground for some reason is not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It may last less than 5 minutes but each time i visit Seattle I always enjoy this ride. Well worth the $4 return fair

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Zionsville, Indiana
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The monorail is not really worth it. It is very short and expensive for the distance traveled. You don't really see anything unique while on it. You are better off taking a bus or Uber!

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The monorail is an enjoyable way to travel between The Westlake Cente at 5th and Pine and The Seattle Centre next to the Space Needle. It is quick, clean, great for the environment and cheap. Trains run every 10 minutes so you never have long to wait and it runs from 07.30 weekdays and 08.30 at weekends and up to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I like that it is very retro, like something in the 60s with some star wars touch. I still think this could be effective transportation where underground for some reason is not possible.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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32 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Let me say I did not want to walk from Space Needle to Pike Place Market...and spouse did not want to drive, find parking and pay parking twice. Yay for the monorail. It was $14 round trip for 2 adults and 2 teens. If you can't pay this don't go to Seattle on vacation cause that is the price for... More 

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My hotel provided a shuttle to Westlake Center so the monorail made it very easy to get to Seattle Center. When I went all of the access points from within Westlake were closed so I had to use the Fifth Avenue entrance to get to the rail. They only accept cash and offer one way or round trip tickets. The... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Neat little ride but it doesn't go really far. Would be nice to see it expanded but for the space it covers it's a fun novelty.

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The monorail is a short ride from the Westlake mall to the Seattle center and all its amenities. You ride on top of the streets in downtown Seattle.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Catching the monorail was very handy on a hot day, and on another day when we were a little tired. However, be careful if you're visiting the Space Needle at night because it stops running at eleven o'clock.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I don't consider this an attraction, but rather a mechanism of transportation. We walked from downtown to the Space Needle and used the Monorail to get back to downtown. It runs every 10 minutes. Convenient round trip if needed. Cash only.

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Additional Information about Seattle Center Monorail

Address: Address: 400 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206 905 2620
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm

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