Nestled At Puget Sound’s emerald heart, Snohomish County links easily to other parts of Washington, Oregon and Canada via several major roadways and a ferry system. Most people traveling in the area choose to drive, either taking the direct path of the north-south-running Interstate 5 or the smaller — but just as scenic — state highways.
For those flying, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, or Sea-Tac, is the main commercial passenger airport for the region.
The county is served by several public transportation options including Washington State Ferries.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98158 206-787-5388
About 45 miles south of Naval Station Everett on I-5, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is Washington’s largest commercial airport, serving nearly 47 million total air travelers in 2017. Major carriers include Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin America.
Ground transportation includes bus, taxi, shuttle, light rail and rental car services as well as resources for bicycles and transportation network companies such as Lyft, Uber and Wingz. Shuttle buses provide 24/7 transportation to the rental car center, at 3150 S. 160th St., where there are 14 rental car companies to choose from.
3201 Smith Ave., Suite 215
Everett, WA 98201 425-257-7777
With more than 40 buses serving 11 routes, Everett Transit operates local fixed-route and paratransit services daily, including most holidays, within Everett. At the Customer Service Center at Everett Station, customers have access to a variety of regional transportation options. Visit the website for more information on fares, a trip planner and a downloadable schedule book.
King County Metro Transit
King Street Center
201 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104 206-553-3000
King County Metro Transit is known for its innovative transit services, pioneering green practices and visionary approach to meeting the transportation needs of the county’s growing population. In a service area of more than 2,000 square miles and 2 million residents, Metro operates 215 bus, trolley and Demand Area Response Transit routes that serve destinations across the county. Every bus is equipped with a bicycle rack and a wheelchair lift. Visit the county’s website for more information on fares, schedules, rideshares, light rail, ferries and more.
Washington State Ferries
2901 Third Ave., Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98121 206-464-6400
This state-operated ferry system provides passenger and vehicle service throughout Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands and is part of the Washington State Department of Transportation. The distinctive green-and-white ships are legally part of the state highway system. Routes closest to NS Everett include Mukilteo to Clinton and Edmonds to Kingston.
Fares for the Washington State Ferries vary based on route, passenger ages, vehicle dimensions and other factors. Visit the ferry system’s website for rates, routes and more information.