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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Kelso to Seattle. Traveling by train from Kelso to Seattle usually takes around 2 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Cascades train can make the trip in 2 hours and 39 minutes.

Distance104 mi (168 km)
Fastest train2h 39m
Lowest price€18.88
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines2

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

In the last month, €21.35 was the average price of a train ticket from Kelso, WA to Seattle, WA. 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 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €13.09 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€37€25€12JunJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Kelso to Seattle will vary between €20 and €30. Planning a train trip to Seattle within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Kelso over the next 7 days is €21. 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

€41€33€25€16€8JASONDJFMAMJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Kelso to Seattle by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €20 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kelso to Seattle in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €25 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

€41€33€25€16€83020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Seattle from Kelso will be about €13.09 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Kelso to Seattle?

2 train services operate from Kelso, Washington to Seattle, Washington. 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 Cascades32h 39m€24.96
Amtrak Coast Starlight13h 5m€23.84
  • 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 Kelso to Seattle, and the average train ticket costs .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kelso 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 Kelso to Seattle?

The distance between Kelso and Seattle is approximately 104 miles, or 168 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 39 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kelso to Seattle are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday 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 Kelso 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 Kelso to Seattle?

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Kelso. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Kelso to Seattle for €27.91.

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.

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 Kelso?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Kelso.

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Arrival stations

King Street Station is the main station for Amtrak train service and Greyhound bus service in Seattle, with connections to local public transit like the Link Light Rail and King County Metro at the International District/Chinatown station one block away. Located near downtown Seattle in the trendy Pioneer Square neighborhood, King Street Station opened in 1906 and continues to impress travelers with its restored Italian architecture and Venetian-style clocktower. King Street Station has on-site Amtrak staff, restrooms, and vending machines, and while there are no restaurants in the station, several nearby coffee shops and eateries make it easy to fuel up before your trip.

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