Getting to the Mukilteo ferry

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State Route 525 to First Street to new Mukilteo ferry terminal

First Street leads from State Route 525 to the new Mukilteo ferry terminal (two lanes in, two lanes out of the terminal). There's a signalized intersection where the two meet. (Park Street between Front and First Street has also been repaved.)

Mukilteo site map
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Signalized intersection at SR 525 and First Street leading to Mukilteo terminal

Northbound SR 525 to First Street

Entering the holding lanes

Vehicles

Vehicles travel north on SR 525 in the lane marked for ferry traffic and turn right at the intersection with First Street. Approaching the entrance to the holidng lanes, the two lanes are marked for general ferry traffic lane (right lane) and priority ferry traffic and through lane (left lane). Each lane has its own green light, and you may only proceed into the holding lanes when the light turns green for your lane.

Mukilteo holding lanes entrance


Motorcycles, carpools, vanpools, HOVs, medical priorities
Motorcycles, HOVs, carpools, medical priorities, and emergency vehicles travel north on SR 525 in the lane marked for ferry traffic and turn right at the intersection with First Street. Line up in First Street’s left lane, the priority lane. General ferry traffic is in the right lane. Each lane has its own green light, and you may only proceed into the holding lanes when the light turns green for your lane.

Cyclists
Bicyclists may bypass the line of vehicle traffic and go to the tollbooths to buy tickets. Cyclists will use the green bicycle lane through the holding area to access the bike staging area. Bicyclists should arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time to be loaded at the beginning of loading process. If a bicyclist arrives after vehicle loading has begun, they will be loaded at the end of the load. Riders should walk their bikes on and off the ferry to avoid injuring passengers.

Walk on passengers, pedestrians, people with disabilities
Walk-on passengers go through the passenger building second floor, accessible by two stairwells and two elevators, to buy tickets at the ticket window (when staffed) or from ticket kiosks. To board the vessel, walk-on passengers go through the turnstiles and onto the north balcony to board via the overhead passenger walkway.

Drop off/pick up passengers
There are short-term parking spots for people to pick up and drop off passengers along First Street, marked with a 15-minute time limit. To get to them, continue east on First Street, line up in the left lane, and continue past the entrance to the holding lanes. There are also two ADA pick up and drop off spots inside the transit area/WSF staff parking lot. One has a 15-minute limit and one a 30-minute limit.

Mukilteo zoom into transit center

Sounder train commuters
The Sounder train station is 800 feet away with two pedestrian crosswalks across First Street. 

First Street to Sounder station crosswalk