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Washington State Fair

Washington State Fair

Your first Fair ride is the one that takes you there - the Sounder train! On Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20, you can take a Sounder train to Puyallup and home again. The Fair offers free shuttle service to and from Puyallup Station.

Fares: From King and Pierce county stations, regular fares apply. From Snohomish County stations adult fare is $4.50 from Everett and $4.25 from Mukilteo or Edmonds. Fares are discounted for children, seniors and people with disabilities (with a reduced rate fare permit). Use your ORCA card, or buy a ticket at the station or in advance online.


  • From King and Pierce county stations: Buy tickets from ticket vending machines at stations; make sure to choose Puyallup as your destination station.
  • From Snohomish County stations: Starting Sept. 1, buy special event tickets to the Washington State Fair from ticket vending machines at stations. 

Save!  Buy a Sounder Express Pack, skip the lines and save up to 25%, when purchased in advance.  Combo tickets include round-trip on Sounder and State Fair admission, available exclusively at, with print-at-home convenience. Click here for more details.


From Everett to Puyallup
Everett Mukilteo Edmonds Seattle Tukwila Kent Auburn Sumner Puyallup
8:55am 9:07 9:22 10:00 10:12 10:19 10:26 10:36 10:40
10:30 10:42 10:57 11:45 11:57 12:04pm 12:11 12:21 12:25
: : : 12:40 12:52 12:59 1:06 1:16 1:20

From Puyallup to Everett
Puyallup Sumner Auburn Kent Tukwila Seattle Edmonds Mukilteo Everett
10:50 am* 10:54   11:04     11:11     11:18   11:37 : : :
6:30pm 6:34 6:44 6:51 6:58 7:30 7:57 8:12 8:29
8:00 8:04 8:14 8:21 8:28 9:00 9:27 9:42 9:59

*Note, the 10:50 a.m. train does not continue to Edmonds, Mukilteo, and Everett.

For more schedule flexibility, ST Express Route 578 runs between Seattle and Puyallup seven days a week.

Find Fair hours, admission fees and other details online at

Sounder service to the Fair

Parking is available at all Sounder train stations with the exception of King Street Station in Seattle.

Learn about parking for Sounder train stations:


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ST Express bus to the Fair

ST Express Route 578 runs between Seattle and Puyallup 7 days a week.

Sounder train service to the Fair is available on these dates:

  • Washington State FairSaturday, September 13, 2014
  • Washington State FairSaturday, September 20, 2014