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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sacramento to Seattle?

Lowest Price£60.56
Fastest Train19h 57m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Seattle?

In the last month, £60.56 was the average price of a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Seattle, WA. 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 Sacramento to Seattle?

The distance between Sacramento and Seattle is approximately 625 miles, or 1006 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 19 hours and 57 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 Sacramento to Seattle are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Saturday 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 Sacramento at 23:00 and arrives in Seattle around 19 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Sacramento to Seattle?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Seattle with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Sacramento. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sacramento to Seattle for £56.23.

Which train should you take from Sacramento to Seattle?

Amtrak Coast Starlight is the one and only train line which connects Sacramento, California 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
Amtrak Coast Starlight119h 58m£65.76

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Sacramento to Seattle start from £61, and on average cost £66. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Sacramento leaves from Valley Station - 401 I St, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, From Sacramento to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 19 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 57 minutes.

Where is the train station in Sacramento?

There is one train station in Sacramento:

  • Valley Station - 401 I St

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

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