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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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7:30 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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This is only way to travel if you want to go from downtown to Space Needle! The actual non-stop trip is very short & price point ($4.50 return), which makes it great fun for all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our little trip on the monorail from the space centre to the mall. Mainly because we found the space centre area to be a bit grubby & to be honest rather disappointing. At the mall there are quite a few fast food outlets in the mall with air con so we had a delicious smoothie & break from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is only way to travel if you want to go from downtown to Space Needle! The actual non-stop trip is very short & price point ($4.50 return), which makes it great fun for all. We were visiting with having no car & this is a nice wasy to travel. One starting point is the Westlake Mall Center (shopping mall)... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A leftover from fair days, the dated monorail provides service between Seattle Center (home to the Space Needle and other attractions) and Westlake in downtown. It's a short ride and a bit bumpy but convenient; especially if you've been walking all day. It's $2.25 each way per person.

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King City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took the monorail from the Seattle Centre to the downtown. A disappointing 5 minutes at the most. It's an older attraction that is a bit of a let down.

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Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We parked at the Space Needle and ended up walking to Pike Place Market, then to Pier 57, and then we walked to Pacific Place. So our feet were getting tired. We saw the monorail down the street and remembered seeing it at the Space Needle, so we walked down and caught it. It costed $6.75 for the 3 of... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A short ride, and we payed for this ' Do not waste your time, walk and you may see some excellent street performers rather than the backs of buildings!

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Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I enjoyed my trip on the Monorail. We went from the Space Needle to the mall on 5th Ave. We had walked down to Pikes Marketplace. Everyone seemed very friendly and helpful.

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Cumberland, Ri, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The monorail runs only about a mile and you still need to walk a bit to get to the Market. $2.50 cash only is a bother. There should be transfers to the underground and this would be a better deal and more useful. Ride it once to be able to say you did.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Built for the 1962 World's Fair, this monorail runs between City Center and Downtown Seattle seven days a week. The price is very right, and the trip is under two minutes this way. Between the light rail and the monorail, we were able to sightsee a ton of Seattle in a few days without a car!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a convenient, inexpensive way to travel between downtown Seattle and the Space Needle area. The monorail runs about every 15 minutes, so you never have to wait a long time. You also get to see lot of the it's on the ride.

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Additional Information about Seattle Center Monorail

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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