Directions to Benaroya Hall


Benaroya Hall is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, directly across Second Avenue from the Seattle Art Museum. Benaroya Hall is bounded on the north and south by Union and University streets, and on the east and west by Third and Second avenues. The public entrance to Benaroya Hall is along Third Avenue.

Public transportation

Benaroya Hall is served by numerous bus routes. Digital reader boards along Third Avenue display real-time bus arrival information.

For details and trip planning tools, call Metro Rider Information at 206.553.3000 (voice), or 206.684.1739 (TDD), or visit Metro online. For Community Transit, call 425.353.RIDE or 1.800.562.1375. For Sound Transit, call 1.888.889.6368 or 1.888.713.6030 (TTY).

The Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, served by bus and light rail, has a stop just below the Hall (University Street Station).

In addition, weekday traffic on Third Avenue is restricted to vehicles traveling only one block before turning between 6am and 9am and between 3pm and 6:30pm.

Driving directions

Southbound I-5
  • Take the Union Street exit (#165B).
  • Continue onto Union Street and proceed approximately five blocks to Second Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Second Avenue.
  • The Benaroya Hall parking garage will be on your immediate left. The garage entrance is on Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.
Northbound I-5
  • Exit left onto Seneca Street (exit #165).
  • Proceed two blocks and turn right onto Fourth Avenue.
  • Continue two blocks. Turn left onto Union Street.
  • Continue two blocks. Turn left onto Second Avenue.
  • The Benaroya Hall parking garage will be on your immediate left. The garage entrance is on Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.
Northbound I-5 via Westbound I-90
  • Take the 2C exit for I-5 North.
  • Follow signs for Madison Street/Convention Place and merge right onto Seventh Avenue. Turn left onto Madison Street.
  • Proceed three blocks and turn right onto Fourth Avenue.
  • Continue four blocks. Turn left onto Union Street.
  • Continue two blocks. Turn left onto Second Avenue.
  • The Benaroya Hall parking garage will be on your immediate left. The garage entrance is on Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.
Northbound Highway 99 (Aurora Avenue)

Northbound Highway 99 (Aurora Avenue)

  • Take the Seneca Street exit and move into the left lane.
  • Turn left onto First Avenue and proceed one block.
  • Take the next right (at the Hammering Man sculpture) onto University Street.
  • Continue up the hill two blocks to Third Avenue. Turn left onto Third Avenue
  • Continue to the next block and turn left onto Union Street.
  • Make the next left onto Second Avenue.
  • The Benaroya Hall parking garage will be on your immediate left. The garage entrance is on Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.
Southbound Highway 99 (Aurora Avenue)
  • Take the Denny Way/Downtown exit.
  • Keep right and cross over Denny Way onto Wall Street.
  • Proceed approximately five blocks and turn left onto Second Avenue.
  • Continue south on Second Avenue approximately eight blocks.
  • The Benaroya Hall parking garage will be on your left. The garage entrance is on Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.