Sounder Resources

Get the information you need to commute by train

The Sounder train gets you where you need to go from Lakewood to Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Auburn, Kent, Tukwila, Downtown Seattle and Everett. Operated by Sound Transit and ever expanding, this sustainable trip option makes using public transportation easy and convenient. 

Explore these Sounder train resources and learn how to ride, connect to news and events and get going on your Sounder commute journey with routes, schedules, and more at your fingertips!


If you’re a first time user, learn how to use the Sounder train system:Sounder Resources  - LEARN

  • First Time Sounder Guide

Learn how to get to your destination, pay your fare and park around transit stations:

Learn the benefits of employer transportation programs:

  • Employer Transportation Programs

Learn how Sound Transit provides a safe travel environment:


Connect to Sound Transit events and news, including updates on the Sounder expansion projects:

Connect to other commuters and transit updates through social pages:

Join challenges to win prizes for trying sustainable transportation options:


Start your journey with Sounder routes, schedules, trip planners and ticketing information:

See how Sound Transit makes riding the Sounder accessible to all:

Log eligible trips and calculate your savings: