Our online utility bill pay system is currently down. The software vendor is looking into the issue. In the meantime, we will not proceed with shut-offs as scheduled for 2/28/23 and will update the timeline when the system returns. You can still pay by credit card, check or cash at City Hall.

Sumner Sound Transit Station

The Sumner Station offers access to Tacoma, Puyallup, Seattle and more by the Sounder train and the 578 Express.  Sound Transit also offers a shuttle to and from the Bonney Lake Park & Ride during train arrivals and departures. To learn more about commuting from Sumner Station, visit Sound Transit.

Sumner Commuter Connector

This new service connects regional Sound Transit trains with Sumner industrial businesses, providing the link needed to move employees efficiently to and from work by mass transit. Businesses begin by signing up to participate. Click here for more information on how you or your employer can ride the Sumner Commuter Connector.

Beyond the Borders Connector

The Beyond the Border offers free service for eligible riders including people with disabilities, seniors 65+, youth aged 12-17, and those who identify as low income. All riders must be approved for Beyond the Borders before accessing transportation. Apply online or by calling 2-1-1. Service includes a circulator route through Sumner as well as demand service to specific locations. Find out more: Beyond the Borders 253-476-4657. Please continue to observe social distancing.  Click here for information and details to sign up for service. 


Link to Washington State Department of Transportation’s traffic cameras to get the latest update on area traffic. We also post traffic alerts for Sumner on our Twitter account first. If you don’t have a Twitter account, you can always see the latest posts at the bottom of our homepage.


By Airplane: The closest commercial airport is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, approximately 22 miles northwest of Sumner. www.portseattle.org/seatac or 206-433-5388

By Train: the closest passenger rail stop for Amtrak is the Tacoma station, approximately 13 miles west of Sumner.   http://www.amtrak.com/ or 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)

By Bus: the closest bus station for Greyhound is in Tacoma, approximately 13 miles west of Sumner.  www.greyhound.com or 1-800-231-2222

By Bike: check the trail page for more information about Sumner’s trails and connections to the Interurban and Foothills Trails.

By Truck: designated truck routes help keep trucks on streets that can accommodate larger vehicles.  Please check Sumner’s truck route information to travel safely and efficiently through the City of Sumner.

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