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Public Transportation

Public transit is the fastest (and greenest) way to get to Climate Pledge Arena! All guests receive a free public transit pass alongside their ticket for every publicly ticketed event at the arena.

With expanded Light Rail service and easy parking at most stations, public transit is an easy, hassle-free way to get to your event.

Climate Pledge Arena and Seattle Center are also serviced by extensive bus service routes. Use the trip planner below to make your plan.

Public Transportation

Driving + Parking

Parking for events is easy with these three convenient parking garages. The closest ADA parking is available in the Arena Garage and 1st Ave N Garage.

Pre-purchase your parking at the links below or download the Seattle Kraken Mobile App.

  • Arena Garage – Climate Pledge Arena operated, this garage is accessed via underground and has complementary EV charging stations.
  • 1st Ave N Garage  – Climate Pledge Arena operated and located across Lenny Wilkens Way south of the Arena.
  • 5th Ave Garage – Seattle Center operated and located on the east side of campus.

Parking for every budget, look for additional parking and pre-purchase your spot for a variety of area parkings lots and garages using the Seattle Kraken Mobile App.

Convenient parking for Seattle Center and Uptown is available at Climate Pledge Arena garages (Arena Garage and 1st Ave N Garage) during non-event days. 



Hours: 6AM – 12AM (midnight)

Rates: Hourly and daily rates available starting at $7 per hour + tax.


Walk-up parking only, no pre-purchase is available on non-event days.

concrete roadway ramp down to an underground parking garage


Seattle Center Monorail

The Seattle Center Monorail is a 90-second ride between downtown Seattle to Seattle Center. From the Seattle Center station it is just a short walk to Climate Pledge Arena.

Parking downtown and taking the Monorail is the fastest option to get to and from your event. The Monorail accepts ORCA cards, credit/debit cards, and contactless payment.

*Reminder, the free transit pass included with all tickets to publicly ticketed events also works on the Seattle Center Monorail!

Seattle Center Monorail

Free Transit Pass

How to access your free transit pass on event nights

Your free public transit pass is available for use two (2) hours before doors open and two (2) hours after the event. It is available for all publicly ticketed events, including concerts! 

FIRST download the Seattle Kraken App, and follow the directions below:


Lyft Rideshare

As the official rideshare partner of Climate Pledge Arena, you can take Lyft to and from CPA for every event. See pick up zone locations near the arena.
For the 30 minutes following the event, rideshare vehicles will not be allowed to pick up passengers nearby Climate Pledge Arena. During this window, passengers are encouraged to walk east to pick up at this location:
  • Thomas St & Taylor Ave N

Once the 30 minute post-event window has passed, rideshare passengers can resume normal usage.

As the official ride share partner of Climate Pledge Arena and the Seattle Kraken, you can take a Lyft to and from Climate Pledge Arena for every event. For new Lyft users, use code: SEAKRAKEN to get 50% off for next 2 rides.

Disclosure: Limited quantity available. 50% off your next 2 rides. You have 2 rides remaining. Max savings of $10 per ride. Discount applies to the fare, Service fee, tolls, and taxes only. Offer valid until 30 days after activation. Does not apply towards bike and scooter bad parking fines. Cannot be combined with other offers. Subject to Lyft’s Terms of Service.

Lyft Rideshare


Guests riding bikes to arena events are encouraged to use the many protected bike lanes surrounding the arena.

Bike Link Bicycle lockers are available in the 1st Ave N Garage on a first-come, first-served basis. They are available with a Bike Link card purchased from BikeLink – On-Demand Bike Parking OR through the Bike Link mobile app.

Taking a rental scooter to an event at Climate Pledge Arena? Please park it at one of the short-term bike racks.

Short-term bike parking is available around the plaza, mostly located at the Northeast corner of the East Plaza. Please note that short-term bike parking will require the use of a personal bike lock.


SEA Airport

Located 15 miles south of Climate Pledge Arena, SEA Airport is a convenient Light Rail ride from the Airport Station to the Westlake Station and then a quick transfer on to the Monorail. 

If traveling by car, via I-5 plan for about 40 minutes travel time without major traffic delays.

Sea-Tac Airport

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