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Seattle Center Monorail
Open today: 7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Really enjoyable ride on iconic monorail

Great experience on the iconic monorail, connecting downtown to the Space Needle area in a journey... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2022
BigMerk
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Convenient Travel between Seattle Center and Downtown Shopping

Clean cars with seating provide a quick alternative to walking and runs every 8 minutes…at least... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2022
OBD2142
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

My wife & I stayed in a 5th Avenue apartment practically beneath the Seattle Center Monorail tracks, so I felt obligated to ride it once during our stay. We boarded @ Westlake Center Station and exited at Seattle Center Station. That's all you get, with everything in between pretty much a blur as you're whisked from one end of the line to the other. But for the friendly ticket agents & the fare discounts for children/seniors/disabled/military & the rapid transport from the Downtown Seattle business district to the arts & entertainment of Seattle Center, it's a very pleasant ride that's worth the price.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2019

This was awesome. Short ride of less than 5 minutes, but it's $2.50 so way cheaper than cab or uber. Drop off/pickup right by the space needle or in downtown. Plus it's fun gliding over all the traffic and business.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

This is still a fun way to get to the Space Needle. Try to get the very first seat for the best view. Not too expensive and runs frequently.

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank JC82010
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Reviewed September 1, 2019

A quick trip back to the the 1962 Worlds Fair and the first Monorail system. Kind of brings back memories of Elvis! The trip itself is pretty short and the view is often limited by many buildings that I'm sure were not standing when the monorail first opened. However, it is more about the experience. It is a must do while you are enjoying a day at Seattle Center.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Lance H
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Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

They’ve kept this world’s fair relic up and running, in great condition. While it’s not a bargain for the distance travelled, it’s a unique view of the city and a great connection from pike place market/downtown area to the Seattle Center dropping you right below the space needle. At time of posting it is $5 round trip.

Date of experience: August 2019
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