• Technical Conference:  09 – 12 October 2023
  • Science + Industry Showcase:   09 – 11 October 2023
  • Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma (Greater Seattle Area), Washington, USA

Travel & Transportation

Ground Transportation from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is ;ocated 27.5 miles (44 km) from the Greater Tacoma Convention Center and the Marriott Tacoma Downtown .

By Taxi

The airport provides two types of taxi service. Taxis are stationed on the third floor of the parking garage located on the north and south curbs. For assistance to the taxi pick-up location, please use this interactive map.

  • Metered and Flat Rate Taxis
    Metered taxis can be easily identified with a three-digit vehicle number and are painted a single color. These vehicles charge per mile/time. Flat rate taxis offer a flat rate based on zip code. These vehicles are identified by a four-digit vehicle number and are painted in two colors.

  • Estimated taxi fare to the Marriott Tacoma Downtown for one individual: approximately USD 62

By Rideshare – Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft offer convenient service throughout the Tacoma area. Simply download the preferred mobile app, create an account and add payment information. You're all set to get to your next destination.

By Airport Shuttle Service

Premiere Airport Shuttle provides service departing from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to your hotel.

Rates and reservations are available from Premier's website, by calling 206.244.0011 or at their airport kiosk, which is located on the third floor of the parking garage.

By Metro

It takes just 38 minutes between the airport and the heart of downtown Seattle. The Link light rail station is easily accessible from the baggage claim area. Just head up to the fourth floor of the terminal, and cross the skybridge to the parking garage level. From there, follow the signs.

Check to see which light rail station is closest to you with Sound Transit's trip planner, then purchase a ticket from the ticket machines or use an ORCA card. Link has produced a quick video to show how easy it is to get to and from the airport.

Learn more about Link Light Rail. >

Driving to the Conference Hotel?

Marriott Tacoma Downtown

1538 Commerce Street, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 98402

The hotel offers on-site parking at a daily rate of USD 22. Public parking is available at the following daily rates:

  • First 6 Hours: USD 6
  • Up to 8 Hours: USD 12
  • Overnight: USD 22

The hotel parking garage offers charging stations for electric vehicles.