Cheap train tickets from Seattle to Sacramento

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How much are train tickets from Seattle to Sacramento?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Sacramento?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle to Sacramento 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 Sacramento was $155.66. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $60.10 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 Sacramento?

The distance between Seattle and Sacramento is approximately 625.32 miles, or 1006.09 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 20 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 20 hours and 30 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 Seattle to Sacramento?

On Sunday trains from Seattle to Sacramento 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 Coast Starlight has the most frequent connections between Seattle to Sacramento

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Seattle to Sacramento route. Amtrak Coast Starlight offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Sacramento, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Sacramento with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Seattle to Sacramento, which start at $102.84.

One train company connects Seattle to Sacramento

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Seattle to Sacramento start from $110.75, and on average cost $172.34. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Sacramento. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Sacramento trains arrive at Valley Station - 401 I St,

From Seattle to Sacramento train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 20 hours and 30 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Sacramento on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $186.58 for a one-way weekend reservation from Seattle.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Sacramento. 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 Sacramento from Seattle. These are the busiest arriving stations in Sacramento:
  • Valley Station - 401 I St