Transportation

For help with transportation, contact Guest Services.

Shuttles for Patients and Families

Guest Services shuttle

We provide free, wheelchair-accessible transportation to and from the hospital campus or the Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center for patients and families traveling through Seattle’s:

  • Sea-Tac Airport
  • Amtrak train station
  • Ferry terminals
  • Boeing Field
  • Greyhound bus station
  • Bolt Bus stop

Contact: 206-987-RIDE (7433) or email at least 24 hours before you need a ride.

For transporation options between the hospital campus (Seattle) and other Seattle Children's locations, call 206-987-9330.

Ronald McDonald House shuttle

Provides transportation between Seattle Children’s main campus in Seattle and the Ronald McDonald House. Please call at least 45 minutes before you need a ride. 

  • During the day (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m), call Guest Services at 206-987-9330.
  • At night (Monday-Friday, 6:30 p.m. – 8 a.m.) and on weekends and holidays, call Security at 206-987-2030.

Local Resources

Resources listed are based on availability. Inclusion does not imply endorsement. Call to verify services.

Bus, light rail and Washington State Ferries

Car sharing

Rental cars

  • Seattle Children’s offers free valet Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Taxi cabs and car services

Car seats and wheelchairs:

* Car seats may be available upon request (usually only one per car). Call ahead. 
W Wheelchair-accessible vehicles may be available upon request. Call ahead.

Airport shuttles

You can also use Seattle Children's Guest Services shuttle, taxis, Uber and Lyft to and from Sea-Tac Airport.

Medicaid Transportation

Medicaid-approved families may qualify for taxi rides, bus tickets, or gas vouchers.

  • If you are at home, call your Medicaid transportation broker at least 5 days before your visit.
  • If you are already at our campus, stop by the transportation desk on Ocean 8 between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Call: Seattle Children’s Social Work at 206-987-2760, option 7.

Free Air Transportation

For information about free air transportation for patients with financial need, call Social Work at 206-987-2760, option 7. Here are some other organizations: