Transportation

Airports

Paine Field in Everett offers commercial air service only 10 miles north of Mountlake Terrace.  SeaTac International Airport is located 27 miles south of the city. 

Bus and Rail Service

Bus service is provided by Community Transit , King County Metro Transit and Sound Transit.  Light rail service will begin in 2024 from the Mountlake Terrace Station located on 236th Street SW just east of Interstate 5. The Amtrak/Sounder Train Station is located in Edmonds, about five miles from Mountlake Terrace.

Mountlake Terrace Transit Center

While the light rail station is under construction, the surface parking at the Mountlake Terrace Transit Center (6601 236th Street SW) will be closed but the parking garage will be open for the Freeway Station with express bus service to Downtown Seattle and Everett. For bus service to the University of Washington, there will be parking available in the Town Center in the former grocery store location at 232nd and 56th Avenue W.  A shuttle will take you to the Transit Center.

Ferry Service

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) operates the Edmonds-Kingston Ferry from nearby Edmonds Ferry Terminal and the Mukilteo-Clinton Ferry from the Mukilteo Terminal. Additional ferry service is available from Seattle and Anacortes. Check the WSDOT Ferry website for more information.