Directions & Parking

Parking at Pike Place Market

Directions & Parking

Parking Garages at Pike Place Market

The Pike Place Market maintains two parking garages with over 800 parking stalls and easy access to 500+ small businesses and the waterfront.  


Garage Entrances 

1531 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 View Map
1901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 View Map
1530 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 View Map
 

Directions: Navigating to our Parking Garages

Via I-5 North: Take the Madison Street exit, #164, and turn left. Follow Madison Street to Western Avenue. Turn right onto Western Avenue. Follow Western Avenue for five blocks. The entrance to the Market Parking Garage is on the left side of the street. You can also access the Market Parking Garage on Alaskan Way. Take Madison Street to Alaskan Way. Turn right onto Alaskan Way. Follow Alaskan Way for five blocks. The entrance to the Market Parking Garage will be on the right side.

Via I-5 South: Take the Denny Way/Stewart Street exit, #166. Follow Stewart Street to First Avenue. Turn right onto First Avenue. Two blocks north, turn left onto Lenora Street. Turn left onto Western Avenue. Follow Western Avenue for three blocks (passing Victor Steinbrueck Park on your right). The entrance to the Public Market Parking Garage is on the right side of the street.


Directions: Walking to the Waterfront

The removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is impacting pedestrian access to the waterfront, but don't worry we have you covered! Read below to learn how to navigate through and around the demolition. 

 

 


Garage Hours

5 a.m. -  2 a.m. daily*
 

Pike Place Market Garage Rates

  • 0 - 1 hour: $4.00
  • 1 - 2 hours: $8.00
  • 2 - 3 hours: $12.00
  • 3 - 4 hours: $16.00
  • 4 - 10 hours: $24.00
  • 10 - 24 hours: $30.00
  • Evening Rate: $5 Flat Rate (Enter after 5 pm and exit by 2 am) 
  • Early Bird Rate: $15 (Enter before 9 am and exit by 9 pm, 7 days a week)
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station hourly rate: $1.00 (plus parking)
  • Lost Ticket Rate: $30.00
     
  • Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express are accepted at all exits and cash at select locations.
  • The garage does not offer monthly parking at this time.
     

*To access garage after hours call Market Security at 206.682.2253.
For more information about downtown parking garages, click here.


$5 Evening Rate

Enjoying Pike Place Market after 5 p.m. is easier than ever. Park in any of our two garages for just $5 until 2 a.m. Cars left in the garages past 2 a.m. will be subjected to the daily hourly rate. 


Handicap Parking

Both Pike Place Market garages have handicap parking. Handicap parking is on each level near the elevators.

Handicap parking also is avalible, in limited supply, on Pike Place near the Market entrance at 85 Pike Street. 


EV Charging Stations

The MarketFront Parking Garage located at 1901 Western Avenue has 9 electric vehicle charging stations. They are painted in green and located near the P6 entrance, stall numbers 886 - 895. 

The EV charging stations are $1 per hour plus the cost to park. 


Parking for Oversize Vehicles

Our parking garages and parking lots cannot accommodate RVs at this time.


Public Transportation

Pike Place Market is easily accessible by public transport from Sea-Tac Airport and surrounding Seattle neighborhoods.

Directions via Public Transportation: Take Metro (Seattle's great public bus system) or Sound Transit Light Rail to the Market. Many Metro bus routes will drop riders off near the Market on 3rd Avenue and Pine Street. The Westlake Sound Transit Link Light Rail station is located just four blocks away from the Market at 4th Avenue and Pine Street.

For detailed schedule information and round-trip planning from your home, call Metro Rider Information at 206.553.3000 or visit metro.kingcounty.gov.  You can also get details about Sound Transit Link Light Rail at soundtransit.org.