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Tacoma - Tualatin Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

4 trains operate daily from Tacoma to Tualatin. The train trip from Tacoma to Tualatin is usually about 2 hours and 5 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 27 minutes.

Distance131 mi (210 km)
Fastest train0h 27m
Lowest price€24.02
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Tacoma to Tualatin?

The average price for a train ticket from Tacoma to Tualatin is €24.02, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 19 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay €29.56 more.

Average prices by travel date

€42€28€14MayMay

For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Tacoma to Tualatin will range from €25 to €42. If you're planning to travel by train to Tualatin in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Tacoma you can find in the next 7 days is €26. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

€46€37€28€18€9JJASONDJFMAM

Ticket prices for the train from Tacoma to Tualatin often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in January when the average ticket price is only €30,

If you're thinking of traveling from Tacoma to Tualatin during August, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €46 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in August, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

€46€37€28€18€93020100

If you're looking to save on your train trip from Tacoma to Tualatin, book online with Wanderu at least 19 days in advance. That way, you’ll save €29.56 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Tacoma to Tualatin?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tacoma to Tualatin. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak42h 6m€32.09
  • 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 4 Amtrak trains from Tacoma to Tualatin every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €24.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Tacoma to Tualatin, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.
The distance between Tacoma and Tualatin is approximately 131 miles, or 210 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Tualatin.

Trains from Tacoma to Tualatin are the most crowded on Saturday. 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.

The earliest train departs Tacoma at 06:00 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.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Tualatin to Tacoma.

City Information

Tacoma

Tacoma has seen some hard times in recent years, but the city is receiving many new revival attempts, turning it into a charming town with its own unique attractions. For those interested in the history of the city, as well as the creativity of its residents, head towards the Museum District, which houses numerous interesting museums such as the Tacoma Art Museum and the Washington State History Museum. While in the area, don’t miss out on the chance to marvel at the architectural ingenuity of the Bridge of Glass. If you wish to enjoy a bit of outdoor air, diving into the cold water of American Lake in Lakewood in the morning is bound to make you happy.

Seafood has always been among Tacoma’s finest offerings, and the best place to enjoy these dishes is Duke’s Chowder House, which features a bay view. For a more exquisite taste, head over to Indochine, a pan-Asian restaurant featuring mouth watering dishes.

The main bus station and the Amtrak train station in Tacoma are both located on Puyallup Ave near downtown, just a few blocks from each other. Tacoma is served by Amtrak’s Cascades and Coast Starlight lines. The city’s main airport is Seattle–Tacoma International and it sits 22 miles north of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tacoma?

422 E 25th Ave  - TACAMT-0

Image credit: WSDOT/AmtrakCascades

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Main departure station: 422 E. 25th St.

The Amtrak station in Tacoma is located at 1001 Puyallup Ave, just north of I-5 and very close to the Tacoma Dome. Local Sound Transit commuter rail uses the station, as well as Amtrak’s Coast Starlight from Seattle to Los Angeles and Cascades from Vancouver, BC to Eugene. The bus terminal at 510 Puyallup Ave is connected to the train station complex for easy transfers to local or intercity buses. The station complex includes two parking garages and a customer service center with restrooms and vending machines. Nearby attractions in Tacoma include Freighthouse Square, a shopping mall inside an old depot, and several museums like the Washington State History Museum and Museum of Glass.

All train stations in Tacoma:

  • 422 E. 25th St.

Where is the train station in Tualatin?

Main arrival station: Southwest 72nd Ave & Bridgeport Rd

Tualatin has one train station.

Train stations in Tualatin:

  • Southwest 72nd Ave & Bridgeport Rd

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