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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Centralia to Seattle. Traveling by train from Centralia to Seattle usually takes around one hour and 58 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Cascades train can make the trip in one hour and 53 minutes.

Distance68 mi (110 km)
Fastest train1h 53m
Lowest price€17.32
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Centralia to Seattle?

In the last month, €17.70 was the average price of a train ticket from Centralia to Seattle. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €15.21 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€29€19€10MayMay

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Centralia to Seattle will vary between €17 and €23. Planning a train trip to Seattle within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Centralia over the next 7 days is €18. 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

€24€19€14€10€5JJASONDJFMAM

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Centralia to Seattle by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €19 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Centralia to Seattle in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €23 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

€48€38€29€19€103020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 25 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Seattle from Centralia will be about €15.21 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Centralia to Seattle?

2 train services operate from Centralia to Seattle. Amtrak Cascades usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades31h 53m€20.64
Amtrak Coast Starlight12h 15m€20.21
  • 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 3 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Centralia to Seattle, and the average train ticket costs .

  • Amtrak Coast Starlight

    Amtrak Coast Starlight

    The Coast Starlight is an Amtrak train that travels the entire length of the West Coast, connecting Los Angeles to Seattle. The route starts hugging the California coastline, treating passengers to swoon-worthy views of the Pacific, before continuing into the verdant forests of the Cascade Mountains. The Coast Starlight indisputably earns its spot among the most scenic Amtrak train routes. Seating options include Coach or Business Class and roomettes or bedrooms for extra space. A trip from Centralia to Seattle takes 2 hours and 15 minutes on average, and Coach tickets start at €18.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Centralia 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.

How long is the train journey from Centralia to Seattle?

The distance between Centralia and Seattle is approximately 68 miles, or 110 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 53 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Centralia to Seattle. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Sunday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Centralia at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Centralia to Seattle?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Centralia to Seattle.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Centralia.

City Information

Seattle

Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park. These offerings and more make Seattle one of the best vacation destination in Washington.

Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.

Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Centralia?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Centralia.

All train stations in Centralia:

  • 210 Railroad Ave

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