Cheap train tickets from San Diego to Seattle


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How much are train tickets from San Diego to Seattle?

Lowest Price£103.86
Fastest32h 58m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from San Diego to Seattle?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Diego to Seattle 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 San Diego to Seattle was £121.85. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £27.16 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 San Diego to Seattle?

The distance between San Diego and Seattle is approximately 1064.42 miles, or 1712.59 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 35 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 32 hours and 58 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 San Diego to Seattle?

On Thursday trains from San Diego to Seattle 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from San Diego to Seattle?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Seattle. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Diego to Seattle route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Diego to Seattle, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Diego to Seattle, 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 Coach tickets from San Diego to Seattle, which start at £82.09.

One train company connects San Diego to Seattle


Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Seattle start from £103.86, and on average cost £126.88. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Seattle. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 1050 Kettner Blvd and one other station. And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From San Diego to Seattle train travel on Amtrak takes 35 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 32 hours and 58 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £128.41 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

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There are 2 train stations in San Diego with trains to Seattle. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
  • 4005 Taylor St
There is one train station where trains from San Diego arrive in Seattle:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St