Getting to SIFF Cinemas

We want to ensure your movie going experience is a pleasant one—and that includes getting here.

Please allow extra time to arrive at the SIFF Cinema Uptown and Film Center on days when there are scheduled events at the Climate Pledge Arena.

Cars parked along Mercer Street near Seattle Center


If you’re planning to drive, we encourage you to carpool. Once you arrive, you’ll find street parking as well as multiple parking lots and garages near all three SIFF Cinema venues.

Please note when visiting SIFF Cinema Uptown or the Film Center during large events at the Climate Pledge Arena, parking garage, lots and on-street parking rates increase.

A King Country Metro bus on a Seattle street

Public Transportation

You can use King County Metro Trip Planner or One Bus Away to plan your trip.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian is served by the 9, 10, 11, 43, 49, 60, 84 bus routes.

Numerous bus routes serve the SIFF Cinema Uptown or the SIFF Film Center including Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 29, 31 and 33. Rapid Ride D Line and routes 5 and 28 serve the Center along Aurora Ave N.

The Monorail departs from Westlake Center and Seattle Center approximately every 10 minutes and is a convenient link between downtown and the Center.

Bicycles locked to bike racks


There are bike racks in front of the SIFF Cinema Uptown and throughout the Seattle Center Campus as well as safe bike lockers inside the 1st Ave N Garage, which you can access using your BikeLink Card.