Getting to SIFF Cinemas

Plan ahead and don’t miss a minute of your movie.

Cars parked along Mercer Street near Seattle Center


Street parking and several garages are available near SIFF Cinema venues. 

  • SIFF Cinema Uptown and SIFF Film Center: View parking lots in the area or explore Seattle Center for additional parking resources. Events at Climate Pledge Arena may cause increased traffic and parking rates.
  • SIFF Cinema Egyptian: The closest garage to the venue is Harvard Garage, operated by Seattle Central College.

A King Country Metro bus on a Seattle street

Public Transportation

SIFF encourages our audience to use public transportation when possible.  King County Metro Trip Planner and One Bus Away are useful resources to plan ahead.

  • SIFF Cinema Uptown and SIFF Film Center: Served by numerous bus routes including Metro Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 29, 31, and 33. The Monorail departs from Westlake Center and Seattle Center approximately every 10 minutes.
  • SIFF Cinema Egyptian: Served by the 9, 10, 11, 43, 49, 60, 84 bus routes and Link light rail at Capitol Hill Station.

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, accessible using a BikeLink Card.