Rebels By Bus

Slow Travel With Low Carbon Footprint

*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:

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