*Bainbridge Island 2013
How to be a Rebel by Bus Field Trip
Seattle to Bainbridge Island via Ferry
September 27, 2013
- Depart from Martin Way Park and Ride at 7:55 am via Intercity Transit Bus 605
Arrive at Highway 512 Park and Ride (in Lakewood) at 8:25 am
Adult fare: $3.00 RRFP*: $1.25
- Depart from Highway 512 Park and Ride at 8:38 am via Sound Transit Bus 594
Arrive in Seattle, at 4th and Jackson (by the King Street Train station, beyond the Century Link Seahawk/Sounder soccer stadium) at 9:49 am
Adult Fare: $3.50 RRFP: $1.50
- Use restroom at Union Station (where we get off the bus at 4th and Jackson)
- Walk west on Jackson Street (toward Elliott Bay) for three blocks. Take a right on Occidental to Yesler Way. Left on Yesler Way to Pier 50; Bainbridge Island Ferry.
- Bainbridge Island Ferry: 10:40 am ferry; 35 minute crossing; arrive at Bainbridge at 11:15 am. $7.70 round trip for adults. $3.85 age 65 and older
- Walk ¼ mile to town of Winslow, following signs to downtown (Winslow Way). Lunch and window shopping/art galleries, new FREE art museum, walking the waterfront trails on your own. See Mary’s folder or visitor center for more ideas.
- Meet at covered mall (west side of Winslow Way) at 2:20 to walk back to ferry.
- Bainbridge ferry to Seattle: Leave Bainbridge at 2:55 pm. Arrive in Seattle 3:30. Walk through Occidental Park area to 4th and Jackson. Walk south on Jackson to stairway to Sounder train platform. Buy tickets at kiosk on platform (cash, credit or debit)
- Depart from King Street Station, via Sounder train; 4:20 pm.
Arrive at Lakewood Station at 5:32 pm Fare: $5.25 adults; $2.50 RRFP
- Depart from Lakewood Station at 5:57 pm via Intercity Transit 605
Arrive at Martin Way Park and Ride at 6:25 pm
*RRFP = Regional Reduced Fare Permit, for age 65 and older – get at downtown Olympia Transit Center, one-time cost: $3.00. Details in Intercity Transit Schedule.
Bus riding tidbits:
- Pay exact fare when boarding (except Sounder train)
- Consider getting an ORCA card (See Sound Transit schedule for information)
- Don’t forget to pick up Intercity Transit (Thurston County) and Sound Transit (Regional Pierce/King/Snohomish Counties) schedules
- Tell the driver where you’re going if you’re unsure where you need to get off the bus
- When travelling northbound, driving to the Lakewood Station (exit 125) gives us more options for your southbound return trip
- More bus trip ideas at: www.rebels-by-bus.net