COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Tacoma to Albany

Lowest Prices

We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Tacoma-Albany Train Timetable

Train
£32.81
15:03
1001 Puyallup Ave
19:38
110 10th Ave SW
USCSC
4.5stars
0 transfers
Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype
from£21.40

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Tacoma to Albany. Traveling by train from Tacoma to Albany usually takes around 4 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Cascades train can make the trip in 4 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance184 mi (295 km)
Fastest train4h 35m
Lowest price£24.96
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines3

Price trends for trains from Tacoma to Albany

Monthly average prices

£53£43£32£21£11JJASONDJFMAM

Prices as travel date approaches

£53£43£32£21£113020100

Which train should you take from Tacoma to Albany?

There are 3 train lines with service from Tacoma, Washington to Albany, Oregon. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 37m£49.21
Amtrak Cascades14h 35m£30.85
Amtrak Coast Starlight15h 30m£32.81
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Tacoma to Albany every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £49.

  • 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 1 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Tacoma to Albany, and the average train ticket costs .

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Tacoma to Albany. 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 Tacoma to Albany?

The distance between Tacoma and Albany is approximately 184 miles, or 295 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 35 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 Tacoma to Albany are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 Tacoma at 10:00 and arrives in Albany around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Tacoma to Albany?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Albany 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 Albany to Tacoma. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tacoma to Albany for £24.96.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tacoma?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tacoma:

Other train stations in Tacoma:

  • 1001 Puyallup Ave

Where is the train station in Albany?

Arrival stations

Albany has one train station:

Other train stations in Albany:

  • 110 10th Ave SW

Related reading

The Best Fall Foliage Train Routes in North America

The Best Fall Foliage Train Routes in North America

Read more
The 5 Best Train Routes for a Last-Minute Fall Foliage Adventure

The 5 Best Train Routes for a Last-Minute Fall Foliage Adventure

Read more
These Are the 12 Most Scenic Train Routes in the U.S.

These Are the 12 Most Scenic Train Routes in the U.S.

Read more

Need a return trip from Albany to Tacoma?

Search Train Tickets

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

wanderu
iPhone
wanderu
Android
Available on iOS & Android