Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Seattle

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How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Seattle?

Lowest Price$129.94
Fastest29h 1m
Daily Schedules13
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Seattle?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Los Angeles to Seattle is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Los Angeles to Seattle was $197.26. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $50.43 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Los Angeles to Seattle?

The distance between Los Angeles and Seattle is approximately 960.75 miles, or 1545.79 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 31 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 hours and 1 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Los Angeles to Seattle?

On Monday trains from Los Angeles to Seattle are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Los Angeles to Seattle

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Seattle. On the route to Seattle 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Los Angeles to Seattle, usually offering 11 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Seattle, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Los Angeles to Seattle, which start at $140.55.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Los Angeles to Seattle

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Seattle start from $135.91, and on average cost $211.99. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Seattle. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from 592 Gayley Ave and 5 other stations. And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Los Angeles to Seattle train travel on Amtrak takes 31 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 1 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $224.30 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

Restroom
WiFi
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 7h 10m
Avg. Price
$211.99

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Los Angeles to Seattle start from $129.94, and on average cost $183.22. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Los Angeles to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 33 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 1 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $197.01 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 9h 34m
Avg. Price
$183.22

Plan your next adventure

There are 6 different stations that serve train trips to Seattle that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Los Angeles are:
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr
  • 10040 Old Depot Plaza Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Seattle from Los Angeles. These are the busiest arriving stations in Seattle:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St