Seattle to Bellevue on SR 520

Travel times as of 10:30 PM Wednesday, August 21, 2019

State
Route/
Interstate
Route DescriptionDistance
(miles)
Average
Travel Time
Current
Travel Time
Via
HOV
(min.)
I-5SR 520
I-405
Seattle to Bellevue9.67111111
Map of Seattle to  Bellevue via SR 520

Route Description

The route extends 10.1 miles between the University St. exit on I-5 in downtown Seattle and NE 8th St. on I-405 in Bellevue.

Alternative Routes

Other routes include using the I-90 bridges from Seattle to Bellevue. View the Express Lane schedules for I-5 and the I-90 bridge.

Travel Times

View today's average and current travel times for this and other Seattle Area commutes.

Weekends are generally less congested. Average travel time is typically the same as a trip taken on a weekday during non-peak hours.

Plan Your Commute

We recommend using the archived traffic maps if you are planning a future trip. By viewing a number of archived maps, you can develop a feel for the variety of traffic conditions you might encounter.

Traffic Relief

WSDOT is working to improve safety and decrease congestion on I-5. For details, view the I-5 construction project. As roads are improved, you may experience increases in commute times due to the construction.