Maps and Transportation

MAPS

University District map

UW campus walking map from Red Square / Central Plaza Garage

For a full map of the University of Washington campus, visit  uw.edu/maps.

We suggest walking in groups of 2+ in the UW District, particularly before/after business hours and in the evening.


PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

Link light rail between the University of Washington and other points in Seattle

https://www.soundtransit.org/schedules/link-light-rail

King County Metro bus trip planner

http://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/

Bike share options

https://www.limebike.com/
http://www.ofo.so/
https://www.spin.pm/

We suggest walking in groups of 2+ in the UW District, particularly before/after business hours and in the evening.


GETTING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BY CAR

Driving and parking directions

From north of Seattle
From I-5 southbound, take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn left onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Ave NE and turn right. Head south on 15th Ave three blocks to NE 41st St. Turn left into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

From south of Seattle
Drive northbound on I-5 (do not use the express lanes), and take the NE 45th St exit (#169). Turn right onto NE 45th St. Continue east about one quarter mile to 15th Ave NE and turn right. Head three blocks south on 15th Ave to NE 41st St. Turn left into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

From east of Seattle
Use State Route 520 and take the Montlake Blvd exit. Continue north on Montlake Blvd and at the first traffic light after the bridge turn left onto NE Pacific St. Proceed west to 15th Ave NE. Turn right and head north on 15th Ave to NE 41st St. Turn right into the Central Plaza Garage. Stop at the gatehouse inside the garage for directions and a parking permit.

Parking on the University of Washington campus
Parking may be available in the Central Plaza Parking Garage at a rate of $15/day. The Central Plaza Parking Garage is located at 15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street and is an underground parking garage.

For alternate parking locations, please consult with UW Transportation Services or review the campus map.

Walking instructions from the Central Plaza Parking Garage / Red Square
Exit the parking garage from Gerberding Hall or Kane Hall. You will now be at Red Square. Follow the walking path on the map above. You will walk south away from Red Square, then east along the path (Grant Lane) past Mary Gates Hall and Suzzallo and Allen Libraries, and toward the Husky Union Building (HUB).

For a full map of the University of Washington campus, visit  uw.edu/maps.

We suggest walking in groups of 2+ in the UW District, particularly before/after business hours and in the evening.