Located 10 miles from Seattle on the west-side of Puget Sound, Kitsap businesses and residents enjoy proximity to one of the nation’s most vibrant centers of business and industry. Connections via multiple transportation options are virtually congestion and stress free:
- Easy access to I-5 and I-90
- 5-Points of departure aboard the nation’s largest ferry system
- 1-hour drive time to Boeing Field and Sea-Tac International Airport
- National airport (6000 foot runway – Charter and Corporate Jet Service)
- 30 miles to deep water shipping ports
- Rail connections to coastal ports
- Access to deep water ports
Commercial & Industry Services
Kitsap County is connected to major shipping routes via land, sea, and air. Accessible local highways give businesses fast access to Tacoma, Seattle, and interstate trucking routes. Commercial vehicles, with some restrictions, are also welcome aboard Washington State ferries.
Shipping lanes throughout Puget Sound were designed to accommodate the largest Naval ships and are also used frequently for commercial shipping and transportation. A number of marinas and boat yards in the county can accommodate large, commercial ships and boats.
Public Commuter Services
Kitsap residents skip the long, frustrating commutes common in the Seattle region and travel via the uncongested and well-connected highway system that traverses the county. Kitsap residents working in the Seattle area commute aboard Washington State Ferries which offers services to Seattle and points North and South from Kingston, Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, and Port Orchard. Bus and vanpool services are available from Kitsap and Seattle Transit.
Kitsap Access, part of Kitsap Transit, offers shuttle services to the elderly and people with special needs. Paratransit Services, a private, non-profit organization, offers transit services to individuals receiving Medicaid services.