Cheap train tickets from Seattle to Washington DC


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How much are train tickets from Seattle to Washington DC?

Lowest Price£146.71
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Washington DC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle to Washington D.C. 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 Washington D.C. was £262.96. 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 £107.78 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 Washington DC?

The distance between Seattle and Washington DC is approximately 2322.92 miles, or 3737.43 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 77 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 65 hours and 25 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 Washington DC?

On Thursday trains from Seattle to Washington D.C. 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Seattle to Washington DC

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. One train carrier operates regular service on the Seattle to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Washington D.C., usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Seattle to Washington D.C., 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 Seattle to Washington DC, which start at £117.06.

One train company connects Seattle to Washington D.C.


Amtrak train tickets from Seattle to Washington DC start from £146.71, and on average cost £288.40. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Seattle to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 77 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 65 hours and 25 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £271.73 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

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There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Washington D.C.. 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 Washington D.C. from Seattle. These are the busiest arriving stations in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station