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Paso Robles-Seattle Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Paso Robles to Seattle. Traveling by train from Paso Robles to Seattle usually takes around 29 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Coast Starlight train can make the trip in 27 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance831 mi (1338 km)
Fastest train27h 19m
Lowest price$152.12
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Paso Robles to Seattle?

In the last month, C$175.40 was the average price of a train ticket from Paso Robles, CA to Seattle, WA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$130.59 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Paso Robles to Seattle by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$127 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Paso Robles to Seattle in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$272 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Paso Robles to Seattle?

2 train services operate from Paso Robles, California to Seattle, Washington. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21d 6h 31m$256.00
Amtrak Coast Starlight11d 3h 19m$264.81
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Paso Robles to Seattle every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $152.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Paso Robles to Seattle during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Paso Robles to Seattle?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Paso Robles to Seattle. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Paso Robles to Seattle?

The distance between Paso Robles and Seattle is approximately 831 miles, or 1338 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 29 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 hours and 19 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Paso Robles to Seattle are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Paso Robles at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Paso Robles to Seattle?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Paso Robles to Seattle. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Paso Robles.

City Information

Seattle

Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park.

Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.

Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Paso Robles?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Paso Robles.

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Arrival stations

King Street Station is the main station for Amtrak train service and Greyhound bus service in Seattle, with connections to local public transit like the Link Light Rail and King County Metro at the International District/Chinatown station one block away. Located near downtown Seattle in the trendy Pioneer Square neighborhood, King Street Station opened in 1906 and continues to impress travelers with its restored Italian architecture and Venetian-style clocktower. King Street Station has on-site Amtrak staff, restrooms, and vending machines, and while there are no restaurants in the station, several nearby coffee shops and eateries make it easy to fuel up before your trip.

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