If you are coming to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center for an appointment we recommend that you check traffic conditions a few hours before your scheduled appointment and plan accordingly for potential travel delays.
Online resources like Google Maps or Waze can help provide you with an estimate of travel time and suggested routes to get around the worst congestion. We also recommend checking out resources like Seattletraffic.org to help with your planning.
Shuttle schedule between our South Lake Union Clinic and UW Medical Center - Montlake, Pete Gross House and the South Lake Union House (formerly SCCA House).
Transportation help for patients, both for long-distance travel and transportation to medical appointments.
For parking at our South Lake Union Clinic, patients and their caregivers may park in the South Lake Union Clinic underground parking garage.
Fred Hutch partners with Red Carpet Valet, an experienced, contracted valet company, to offer an optional valet program at our South Lake Union Clinic.
Options for getting to and from the airport include Fred Hutch volunteer drivers, public transit, and private services.
Volunteer drivers can provide transportation to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) and Boeing Field for our patients and their primary caregivers who come from outside of Western Washington. To request transportation, please contact Fred Hutch Volunteer Services at 206.606.1075 or email@example.com at least three business days prior to your travel date, and provide the following information:
Bus transportation between Sea-Tac airport and downtown Seattle. At the airport, the bus departs from Level 3 of the Parking Garage, Island 2. The bus stop closest to our South Lake Union Clinic is at the Westin Seattle Hotel at 1900 5th Ave. At the Westin, meet the bus at the Westlake Avenue entrance near the flagpole.
Shuttle Express provides transportation to and from SeaTac airport, 24 hours a day. At the airport parking garage, go to the third floor (in the center of the garage behind the ground-transportation desk). Inside the airport terminal, look for the red and black signs. Call one day in advance to make a reservation for transportation to the airport. (Call three days in advance before holidays.)
In addition to Fred Hutch's free shuttle service between the South Lake Union Clinic, UW Medical Center - Montlake and Seattle Children's, the area is also served by taxis and public transit options including buses, light rail, streetcars and ferries.
Routes near the South Lake Union Clinic are 70, 71, 72, and 73. These buses all stop on Fairview Avenue North and run between downtown Seattle and the University District. Metro also offers taxi scrip and runs an Access Bus for people who can’t use regular bus service.
The South Lake Union Streetcar makes 11 stops along a 2.6-mile line that runs from the Westlake Center area in downtown Seattle to Fairview Ave N and Campus Drive, just west of the South Lake Union Clinic. The Streetcar runs at 15-minute intervals from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays.