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.

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Airports

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

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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.

King County International Airport
7277 Perimeter Rd. S.
Seattle, WA 98108 Renton Municipal Airport Expand

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.

Renton Municipal Airport
616 Perimeter Rd. W.
Renton, WA 98057 Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport Expand

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.

Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport
17801 International Blvd.
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Maps

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.

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

Western Washington Map Expand

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 Expand

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

King County Parks Trail Finder Expand

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.

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

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Transportation

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.

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Airport Shuttles

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

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Buses

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

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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. Looking for more flexibility? Seattle is one of a handful of U.S. cities offering car2go car sharing.

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22005 84th Ave S.
Kent, WA 98032 car2go Expand Enterprise Rent-A-Car Expand Enterprise Rent-A-Car
327 Central Ave S.
Kent, WA 98032 Hertz Expand Hertz
606 Washington Ave. N.
Kent, WA 98031 Safari Rent A Car Expand Safari Rent A Car
24606 Military Rd. S., Suite B
Kent, WA 98032

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.

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

Tukwila Amtrak Station
7301 Longacres Way
Tukwila, WA 98188 Link light rail Expand

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.

Sounder commuter train Expand

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.

Tacoma Link light rail Expand

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.

Taxis

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

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