Planning Tools

Plan Your Travel To and Around Kent

Travel planning should be simple (and fun). Find everything you need to get around Kent and the greater region, from trains, planes and automobiles.


Kent is conveniently located near international and municipal airports. Whether you’re flying commercial or private, there’s a runway waiting for you.

Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport

Located 12.5 miles from Kent, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest and the13th-busiest airport in the United States.

King County International Airport (Boeing Field)

King County International Airport is 16 miles from Kent and four miles south of downtown Seattle. The airfield serves small commercial passenger airlines, cargo carriers, private aircraft and more.

Paine Field

Located 40 miles from Kent and about 30 miles north of downtown Seattle, Paine Field’s privately owned commercial air terminal services a dozen western destinations and serves as home to over 500 aircraft, which includes brand-new Boeing aircraft.

Renton Municipal Airport

Less than 10 miles from Kent, Renton Municipal Airport provides regional aviation service for air charter, air taxi, corporate, business and recreational flyers. A great option for private pilots.


There’s so much to see and do in Kent—recreation, trendy restaurants, eclectic shops, sports, entertainment and more. And Kent’s central location means easy access to mountains, water and regional attractions, making it a perfect spot to launch your Pacific Northwest adventure.

Kent Map

Kick off your Pacific Northwest adventure by exploring what Kent, Washington has to offer, from delicious brews to beautiful bike rides.

Western Washington Map

Make Kent, Washington your basecamp to explore Western Washington. Road trip to city and back, explore the shorelines or take a hike to the mountains. Wherever you land, Kent will be your home-away-from-home.

Biking, Hiking, Walking and Running

Kent Valley Loop Trails

The Kent Valley Loop Trails system connects the Green River and Interurban trails, creating unique loop trail experiences for bikers of all skill levels.

Trail Link

Explore Kent trails and customize your experience. Find routes for biking, walking and running, along with wheelchair-accessible and pet-friendly trails.

King County Parks Trail Finder

Explore the great outdoors of Kent and beyond. This great local trail finder provides everything you need to know about backcountry and regional trails in King County.


Transportation can be stressful. Kent makes it easier. With all these options to get you around town and to points beyond, you can dream about your destination instead of worrying about getting there.

Airport Shuttles

Local shuttle services make getting from and to the airport easy and stress-free.

Capital Aeroporter


From tooling around Kent to trekking to downtown Seattle, King County Metro makes route planning easy and inexpensive.

King County Metro

Car Rentals/Car Share

If you’re looking to snag a car for your stay, Kent has several rental car locations to make your trip even easier.

Train/Light Rail

Whether you’re traveling from afar or seeking a convenient way to explore the Seattle-Tacoma area, Kent is your connection for train and light-rail travel.


Skip the traffic. Amtrak runs trains between Los Angeles and Seattle, and the Tukwila station is less than seven miles from Kent.

Sound Commuter Train

This weekday commuter train connects Pierce County to downtown Seattle and stops at the Kent Station transit center. Planning to visit for a big game? The Sounder serves select major weekend sports events, including Mariners, Seahawks and Sounders games.

Link Light Rail

Your link to downtown Seattle is as close as Sound Transit’s Tukwila International Boulevard Station. Link trains run frequently from South King County to the University of Washington, and stop at Sea-Tac International Airport.

Tacoma Link Light Rail

Getting around downtown Tacoma is convenient and free with the Tacoma Link light rail. Free parking at the Tacoma Link garage makes it even easier. Connect to downtown sites, including the much-touted Tacoma museum and brewery districts.


Whether you’re sticking around Kent or exploring the area, taxis, Uber and Lyft make it easy to book a ride.