Operated by Sound Transit, the Sounder is a commuter rail that services Lakewood to Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Auburn, Kent, Tukwila, Downtown Seattle and Everett.
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Pay your fare with an ORCA card, at a ticket machine or buy a ticket using the Transit GO ticket app on your phone. You can also reload or buy a new ORCA card at the ticketing machines.
Park in one of the nearby Park-and-Ride lots or Sound Transit permit parking areas. Discover parking lots and the best option for you at the Sound Transit parking information page.
There are plenty of reasons to take the Sounder train, including the positive impact to your wallet, your time, and the environment!
Save money on single occupancy vehicle expenses such as gas, maintenance, tolls, and insurance
Save time by taking care of work or personal business during your commute
Connect on the move with free WiFi on the train, in the tunnel and at underground stations
Reduce your personal carbon footprint by lowering gas emissions
Contribute to cleaner air, healthier communities and less traffic congestion by removing cars from the road
The Sounder can accommodate up to four bikes, with two tie-down spaces available on each train. If you have a bike, enter the train through the doors with a blue bike symbol designating where the storage space is available. For more information, visit the Sound Transit bike information page.