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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Salt Lake City to Seattle?

Lowest Price$200.62
Fastest Train45h 26m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Salt Lake City 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Salt Lake City to Seattle?

In the last month, $202.62 was the average price of a train ticket from Salt Lake City, UT to Seattle, WA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Salt Lake City to Seattle?

The distance between Salt Lake City and Seattle is approximately 700 miles, or 1126 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 45 hours and 26 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 Salt Lake City to Seattle are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Salt Lake City at 11:00pm and arrives in Seattle around 45 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Salt Lake City to Seattle?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Salt Lake City. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salt Lake City to Seattle for $158.99.

Which train should you take from Salt Lake City to Seattle?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Salt Lake City, Utah to Seattle, Washington. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 21h 26m$224.70

Amtrak train tickets from Salt Lake City to Seattle start from $201, and on average cost $225. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Seattle. Amtrak in Salt Lake City leaves from 340 S 600 W, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, From Salt Lake City to Seattle train travel on Amtrak takes 45 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Seattle on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $234 for a one-way weekend reservation from Salt Lake City.

Where is the train station in Salt Lake City?

There is one train station in Salt Lake City:

  • 340 S 600 W

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

Price trends for trains from Salt Lake City to Seattle

Average prices by travel date

$208$139$69AugSep

Monthly average prices

$284$227$170$114$57AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$379$303$227$151$763020100

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