Kirkland is located on the eastern shores of Lake Washington, just 12 miles east of Seattle via the I-90 or the I-520 Evergreen Point floating bridge, and 20 miles from SeaTac International Airport. To get to downtown Kirkland take 405-N and exit 85th Street.
There is ample free and paid public parking in downtown Kirkland.
The City of Kirkland and Carillon Point marinas offer guest moorage with excellent access to downtown shops and dining, waterfront parks, overnight accommodations, and local events. Kirkland’s Marina Park and 2nd Street docks are year-round transient moorage facilities available on a first-come, first served basis.
Take the 255 bus from Downtown Seattle to Downtown Kirkland or the 235 from Downtown Bellevue to Downtown Kirkland. For details on public transportation and routes, visit metro.kingcounty.gov or call (206) 553-3000.
By Uber or Lyft
Uber or Lyft can deliver to you Kirkland from SeaTac International Airport or anyplace in the region. Use the Uber or Lyft app to request a ride
Eastside for Hire: 425-453-9000
Kirkland Limo Service: 425-406-6333
There is ample parking, much of it free, in the downtown core, at Totem Lake and in Juanita, and all neighborhoods which offer much to see and do for the visitor. If you arrive by car, we invite you to park it and leave it, enjoying the amble through the downtown shops, boutiques, cafe's and waterfront parks that Kirkland is famous for. Information about parking can be found here
A green city, Kirkland offers several places for electric vehicles to charge while visitors enjoy downtown. The City offers free charging stalls at Marina Park Lakeshore Lot, Kirkland Library upper level parking lot, and City Hall.
You can download the ChargePoint app to find available EV Stations in your desired area.