Location of the Physics/Astronomy Building
The Physics/Astronomy building is located on the North-East corner of the intersection of 15th Ave NE and NE Pacific Street. The physical address of the building is 3910 15th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98195-1560. The Physics main office is located in C-121.
Many visitors to the Physics Department stay at the University Inn located at 4140 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. The Inn is within easy walking distance of the Physics/Astronomy Building and includes a complimentary breakfast. The phone number of the inn is (206) 632-5055 or (866) 866-7977. Check in is at 3 PM and check out is at noon.
Transportation from Sea-Tac Airport to the UW
Sea-Tac International Airport is located about 20 miles from the University. Driving from the airport to the University or vice-versa usually takes less than a half hour.
Sound Transit has a light rail option that goes from Sea-Tac Airport all the way to the University of Washington. The cost is approximately $3.25 and takes about 45 minutes.
A taxi ride from the airport to the University usually costs approximately $50. Several ride share services are available including Lyft and Uber, and generally cost somewhat less than a taxi. The pick-up area is on the third floor of the main parking garage.
Seattle has a great bus service, refer to Metro Transit buses.
If you rent a car (or bring your own) please refer to UW Parking Services for parking permits and information.
Shuttle Express provides 24-hour door-to-door van service to and from the airport. Courtesy phones are available at Sea-Tac airport for Shuttle Express.
For more information check out the main UW Visitors Page