Create your own adventure!
Hop-on / Hop-off Tours
Ride through Seattle in style in one of Emerald City’s open-air trolleys. You'll see all the Seattle icons on our Downtown Seattle Trolley Tour, from the Space Needle to the EMP Museum, Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle’s sports stadiums and more. Spot something that interests you? Hop off the trolley anytime, then hop back on at any one of our 15 stops along the way. Trolleys run from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Looking for a different type of tour? Experience the unique side of Seattle with one of our Distinctive Tour options. Taste excellent wines on one of our Sip & Ride tours in Woodinville Wine Country. Visit Boeing’s Future of Flight Aviation Center and watch a jumbo jet being assembled. Track ships as they navigate their way through the Ballard Locks. Or enjoy fine dining and fabulous views on one of our new Epicurean & Sunset Tours (coming soon). Trips last from 1 to 3 hours. See our Tours page for more information.
Make your special events even more memorable with a special ride. Our trolleys are available any time of the year for private charters. We offer simple transportation options as well as customized tours and excursions for any occasion. Emerald City Trolleys are a great choice for corporate events, transportation to and from weddings or rehearsal dinners, special birthday celebrations or a special way to treat out-of-town guests. The possibilities are endless—just ask us for ideas.
New for Summer 2015!
Our Downtown Seattle Trolley Tour has full narration options in English, Mandarin and Japanese.
Hop-on/Hop-off Tours and combos
Downtown Seattle Trolley Tour
Overlook & Locks Two Hour Tour
Argosy / Emerald City Trolley Tour Combo
See all the downtown sights and ride in style with Seattle’s only hop-on/hop-off trolley tour. Get on or off at any of Emerald City Trolley's 15 stops to explore Seattle at your leisure. Your ticket allows you to ride one of Emerald City's trolleys as often as you like. Trolleys run all day from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Add the Overlook & Locks Tour to see unique sites such as the Ballard Locks, Kerry Park Overlook and Gasworks Park—we'll even stop to visit the Fremont Troll. Meet your experienced Seattle Tour Guide at the EMP Museum to start your journey. This tour is VERY popular and seats are limited, so please book in advance.
Starting May 1, you can tour Seattle by land and by sea. Schedule your Argosy/Emerald City Trolley Tour Combo and you'll get a 1-day hop-on/hop-off pass for the Downtown Seattle Trolley Tour PLUS a ticket to board a one-hour Argosy Harbor Cruise for fabulous views of the Seattle skyline and the Great Wheel.
“The Trolley Ride to our event was perfect…. The weather was delightful, the drivers were so courteous and helpful it all combined to make our evening in Seattle memorable!"
Loraine K., 2014
"It was the perfect ride for us to go around Seattle to get gorgeous pictures. It was also very helpful being able to stand-- sitting was a bit difficult in my dress and I couldn't imagine getting in and out of a limo in that! Absolutely loved the trolley. Thank you so much!"
Erin R., 2014