Getting to Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center, owned by King County, is located on First Hill at Ninth Avenue, between Jefferson and Alder.

The campus includes the main hospital and the Norm Maleng, Patricia Bracelin Steel, Research & Training and the Ninth & Jefferson buildings.

Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104

Print the ​Harborview map

Driving Directions to Harborview

From Interstate 5 Northbound:

  • ​Exit at James Street, Exit 164A. Turn right (east) and travel to Ninth Avenue.
  • Turn right (south) on Ninth Avenue and go one block to Jefferson Street.

From Interstate 5 Southbound:

  • Exit at James Street, Exit 165A. Turn left (east) on James and travel to Ninth Avenue.
  • Turn right (south) on Ninth Avenue and go one block to Jefferson Street. 

Harborview Parking

View Park Garage

The View Park Garage is located at the west side of Harborview between Alder and Jefferson streets. People with disabilities may park on Levels A, B and 1. Oversize vehicles may park on Level A at kiosk.

Pay in the Ground West Lobby from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Valet parking is located at Harborview’s west entrance:

  • Available 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Cars are retrieved until 5:15 p.m. 
  • After 5:15 p.m. you must retrieve your own car. The keys will be at the kiosk in the View Park Garage. 
  • If you have a disability and need assistance, contact the parking cashier, inside the Eighth Avenue entrance or call Public Safety at 206.744.3193. 
  • Pay in Ground West Lobby from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the parking desk, inside the Eighth Avenue entrance.

Ninth & Jefferson Building Parking

Underground parking also is available in the Ninth & Jefferson Building. The parking garage entrance is on the east side of the building, off of Terry Avenue, between Jefferson and James Streets. Parking is available 5:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekdays.

Patricia Bracelin Steel Building Parking

The Patricia Bracelin Steel Building is located two blocks east of the main hospital at 401 Broadway. The building contains underground parking, accessed from Jefferson Street and Broadway. Parking is available 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays.

Parking Rates

Harborview's parking garages are available to patients and their visitors.


  Time  Self-Park
  (all garages)  
 (View Park) 
  0 - 30 minutes 



  30 - 60 minutes 



  1 - 2 hours



  2 - 4 hours



  4 - 6 hours



  6 - 8 hours



  8 - 24 hours




Lost ticket: $20
Motorcycle: $3 per day
Motorcycles must park in designated spaces only.

For more information between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays, call Parking and Commuter Services at 206.744.3254. At other times, contact Public Safety at 206.744.3193.

Bus and Shuttle Service

Metro provides regular bus service to Harborview on several routes, including 3, 4, 60 and 205. Bus routes 211, 303, 941 and 942 provide express bus service during peak hours. The 9 provides service along Broadway to the South End and stops at the Patricia Bracelin Steel Building.

To find the best routes from your nearest bus stop, call Metro at 206.553.3000. You can also plan your trip with Metro bus schedules online

Shuttle Service

The Health Sciences Express provides free shuttle service to assist patients, families, caregivers, faculty and staff in traveling between Harborview, UW Medical Center, the clinics at UWMC-Roosevelt and the UW Tower. Health Sciences Express schedule​


Harborview Medical Center is a King County owned property