Directions, Parking and Bus: Hospital Campus

Seattle Children's Hospital

Address

4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Mailing Address

PO Box 5371
Seattle, WA 98145-5005

Telephone

206-987-2000

Toll Free

866-987-2000 (Toll-Free)

Toll Free

866-583-1527 (No English)

Telephone

206-987-2226 (Driving Directions)

Telephone

206-987-0391 (TTY, for deaf or hard of hearing)

Parking and Entering

Entrance Hours, Services and Parking

  • All parking is free.
  • Patients and families in inpatient units, and their visitors can park in the new Forest Garage.
  • There is no self-parking near the Emergency Department. Please use the free valet service.
  • Disabled parking:
    • Forest entrance
    • River entrance
    • Ocean parking lot
    • Emergency Department valet
  • Bike parking:
    • Forest entrance
    • River entrance
    • Ocean 7 staff entrance (off of Penny Drive)
    • Ocean 8 entrance
  • Electric vehicle ChargePoint station:
    • Forest Garage, level P2
    • Ocean parking, level 6
  • Find entrances and parking lots on the campus map (PDF).

Emergency Department

Emergency Department Parking iconEmergency Department: One way valet only

  • There is no self-parking at the Emergency Department entrance.
  • All cars arriving at the Emergency Department will stop at the drive for valet service and health screening.
  • Cars will be parked by valet services, and instructions will be given to you for finding your car for departure.
  • Valet is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Disabled parking is available through valet.
  • All valet service is free and tips are not accepted.

Forest Entrance iconEntrance: Forest B

  • After health screening, enter through the ED entrance on Forest B
  • Entrance hours: Open 24 hours

Inpatient Visits

River Parking iconForest Garage, P2 or P3

  • Inpatient patients, families and visitors

River Entrance iconEntrance: Forest B, Level 1

  • Entrance hours: Open 24 hours

Clinic Visits and Urgent Care

Ocean Parking iconOcean Parking

  • Level 6 parking services:
    • ChargePoint electric vehicle charger
    • Disabled parking
  • Level 7 parking services:
    • Disabled parking
  • Level 8 parking services:
    • Free valet parking, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Disabled parking

Ocean Entrance iconEntrance: Ocean, Levels 6 and 8

  • Entrance: Ocean, level 6
    • Weekdays: 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Weekends: Closed
    • Services: Disabled parking; ChargePoint electric vehicle charger
  • Entrance: Ocean, level 8
    • Weekdays: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Weekends: Closed
    • Services: Free valet parking 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Disabled parking
  • NOTE: Ocean, level 7 entrance is closed

Volunteers and Other Visitors

River Parking iconRiver Parking Lot 1

  • Volunteers:
    • Use pin code provided to park behind gate in Lots 1, 2 or 4.
    • Without a pin code, park in ungated Ocean garage
  • Community members visiting for one of the following reasons should park in Ocean garage:
    • Taking a hospital tour
    • Lunch with a staff member
    • Attending an event, conference, or training
    • Prospective staff members coming for an interview

River Entrance iconEntrance: River

  • Volunteers: Enter on River, Level 3
    • Entrance hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Visiting Community Members: Enter on Ocean, Levels 6 and 8
    • Entrance: Ocean, level 6
      • Weekdays: 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Weekends: Closed
      • Services: Disabled parking; ChargePoint electric vehicle charger
    • Entrance: Ocean, level 7
      • Weekdays: 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
      • Weekends: Closed
    • Entrance: Ocean, level 8
      • Weekdays: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      • Weekends: Closed
      • Services: Free valet parking 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Disabled parking

Driving Directions

I-5 South

  • Take I-5 South to Exit 169 for NE 45th Street.
  • Turn left onto NE 45th Street.
  • Follow NE 45th Street past the University of Washington and down a large hill.
  • At the bottom of the hill, turn left at the stoplight and continue on NE 45th Street.
  • NE 45th Street will curve to the left and become Sand Point Way NE.
  • Turn right onto Penny Drive to enter Seattle Children’s campus.
  • Follow the posted signage on campus to locate your entrance and parking location.

I-90 West and I-5 North

  • Take I-90 West across the Mercer Island Floating Bridge.
  • Take I-5 North to Exit 169 for NE 45th Street.
  • Stay in the right lane.
  • Follow NE 45th Street past the University of Washington and down a large hill.
  • At the bottom of the hill, turn left at the stoplight and continue on NE 45th Street.
  • NE 45th Street will curve to the left and become Sand Point Way NE.
  • Turn right onto Penny Drive to enter Seattle Children’s campus.

I-82 West

From Children’s Village

  • Take Kern Road north to 40th Avenue and turn right.
  • Take 40th Avenue and merge on to Highway 12 East.

From Yakima/Tri-Cities

  • Take I-82 West to I-90 West.
  • Follow I-90 West and I-5 North directions above.

WA-520 West

Toll Road: WA-520 bridge charges a toll up to $5 each way. You will get a bill in the mail if you don’t have a Good to Go pass.

  • Take WA-520 West over the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge.
  • Take the Montlake Boulevard E exit.
  • Merge right onto Montlake Boulevard E. This will run into NE 45th Street.
  • Continue on NE 45th Street.
  • NE 45th Street will curve to the left and become Sand Point Way NE.
  • Turn right at Penny Drive to enter Seattle Children’s campus.

Public Transit Options

Bus Information

King County Metro 
206-553-3000

PDF Maps and Directions