Cheap train tickets from Seattle to Banff

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How much are train tickets from Seattle to Banff?

Lowest Price$189.38
Fastest19h 25m
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How much does a train ticket from Seattle to Banff cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Seattle to Banff were $189.38.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Seattle to Banff is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the train ride from Seattle to Banff?

The distance between Seattle and Banff is approximately 391.57 miles, or 630.02 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 19 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 hours and 25 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's the best day to take the train from Seattle to Banff?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Monday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Seattle to Banff.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Thursday. If you are planning to book travel for Thursday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

Which train should you take from Seattle to Banff?

Typically there is one train schedules per day. One train company currently travels from Seattle to Banff.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Seattle to Banff, with an average of 0 trip per day and 5 monthly trips.

Of the 1 trip there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the train and boarding another train to complete your trip.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Seattle to Banff, which start at $154.05.

One train company connects Seattle to Banff

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Seattle to Banff start from $172.65, and on average cost $189.38. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Banff. Amtrak in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Banff trains arrive at 327 Railway Ave,

From Seattle to Banff train travel on Amtrak takes 19 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Banff faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 25 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Banff on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $200.54 for a one-way weekend reservation from Seattle.

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Avg. Time
19h 26m
Avg. Price
$189.38

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There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Banff. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Seattle are:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Banff from Seattle. These are the busiest arriving stations in Banff:
  • 327 Railway Ave