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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Tacoma to Albany. Traveling by train from Tacoma to Albany usually takes around 4 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 4 hours and 42 minutes.

Distance184 mi (295 km)
Fastest train4h 42m
Lowest price€29.52
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Tacoma, WA to Albany, OR

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Geraldeen L.

23 May 2021 - Visiting family

Amtrak Cascades

I could relax and not deal with driving.

I could relax and not deal with driving.

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

In the last month, €32.18 was the average price of a train ticket from Tacoma, WA to Albany, OR. 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €24.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€51€34€17JunJul

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Tacoma to Albany will vary between €32 and €46. Planning a train trip to Albany within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Tacoma over the next 7 days is €34. 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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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Tacoma to Albany 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 €32 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Tacoma to Albany in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €43 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

€63€51€38€25€133020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Albany from Tacoma will be about €24.50 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Tacoma to Albany?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak24h 43m€35.65
Amtrak Cascades14h 43m€40.68
Amtrak Coast Starlight15h 30m€41.98
  • 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 Tacoma to Albany every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €30.

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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 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 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 42 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 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 Tacoma at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 Tacoma to Albany?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Albany. 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 Albany to Tacoma. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tacoma to Albany for €29.52.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tacoma?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tacoma.

Where is the train station in Albany?

Arrival stations

Albany has one train station.

Need a return trip from Albany to Tacoma?

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