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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Albany to Tacoma. Traveling by train from Albany to Tacoma usually takes around 5 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Cascades train can make the trip in 4 hours and 41 minutes.

Distance184 mi (295 km)
Fastest train4h 41m
Lowest price£24.72
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Albany to Tacoma?

In the last month, £26.96 was the average price of a train ticket from Albany, OR to Tacoma, WA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £16.87 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£42£28£14JunJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Albany to Tacoma will vary between £25 and £33. Planning a train trip to Tacoma within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Albany over the next 7 days is £28. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Albany to Tacoma by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around £30 whenever you decide to board the train to Tacoma.

Prices as travel date approaches

£53£42£32£21£113020100

Since the average price of train trips from Albany to Tacoma remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Albany to Tacoma?

There are 3 train lines with service from Albany, Oregon to Tacoma, Washington. Amtrak Cascades is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak27h 2m£30.42
Amtrak Cascades24h 41m£28.71
Amtrak Coast Starlight15h 23m£33.27
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Albany to Tacoma every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £25.

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  • Amtrak Cascades

    Amtrak Cascades

    The Cascades is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak that runs between Vancouver, BC and Eugene, OR. Not only is the Cascades one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the trains also offer free WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, and refreshments available for purchase. There are an average of 2 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Albany to Tacoma, and the average train ticket costs .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Albany to Tacoma 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Albany to Tacoma?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Albany to Tacoma. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Albany to Tacoma?

The distance between Albany and Tacoma is approximately 184 miles, or 295 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 41 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 Albany to Tacoma are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Albany at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Albany to Tacoma?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Tacoma. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Tacoma to Albany. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Albany to Tacoma for £26.84.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Albany?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Albany.

Where is the train station in Tacoma?

Arrival stations

Tacoma has one train station.

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