Cheap train tickets from Seattle to Phoenix


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How much are train tickets from Seattle to Phoenix?

Lowest Price$231.48
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Phoenix?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle to Phoenix 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 Seattle to Phoenix was $236.77. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $114.09 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 Seattle to Phoenix?

The distance between Seattle and Phoenix is approximately 1115.11 miles, or 1794.14 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 45 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 hours,

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 Seattle to Phoenix?

On Friday trains from Seattle to Phoenix 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Seattle to Phoenix?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Phoenix. One train carrier operates regular service on the Seattle to Phoenix route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Phoenix, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Seattle to Phoenix, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Seattle to Phoenix, which start at $116.40.

One train company connects Seattle to Phoenix


Amtrak train tickets from Seattle to Phoenix start from $231.48, and on average cost $279.13. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Phoenix. Amtrak in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Phoenix trains arrive at Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3 and 2 other train stations.

From Seattle to Phoenix train travel on Amtrak takes 45 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Phoenix faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $327.25 for a one-way train ticket to Phoenix.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Phoenix:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
There are 3 different stations where trains from Seattle arrive in Phoenix. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Phoenix:
  • Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3
  • City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
  • 2717 W Bell Rd