Public & Military Transportation

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Sea-Tac Airport is the major transport hub for air travelers en route to JBLM. It is located approximately 35 miles north of the military base. To view transportation options between JBLM and Sea-Tac Airport visit Ground-Transportation. The Kitsap Airporter offers daily shuttle service between JBLM and Sea- Tac Airport. For rates and schedules, call (360) 876-1737. Reservations can also be made at:

AMTRAK ticketing, scheduling and reservations service is available by calling (800) USA-RAIL, (800) 872-7245.

Pierce Transit offers service on base near the Main Gate on bus route 300 from the base to South Tacoma Way and the Tacoma Mall Transit Center. For information about bus routes, rates, schedules and car/van pools, call (253) 581-8000 or visit

For Airmen on JBLM on TDY, the base taxi service is available by calling (253) 982-2685. Taxi services are available in and around JBLM and Lakewood; c

all Pacific Northwest Dispatch Taxi service at (253) 589-1000 or (253) 582-3000. Metered rates (on and off base) are $3.75 on flag drop and $2.25 per mile thereafter for one to five passengers. Wait time is 50 cents per minute.

Military Airlift Command flights are available from McChord Field for active-duty military and eligible Reserve component military. For recorded information on the next day’s flights, call (253) 982-7268. For more detailed information, call (253) 982-7259.