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How much are train tickets from Salinas, CA to Seattle?

Lowest Price$98.00
Fastest Train25h 28m
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Salinas to Seattle right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $98.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Salinas, CA to Seattle, WA. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Salinas to Seattle?

The distance between Salinas and Seattle is approximately 756 miles, or 1216 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 25 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 25 hours and 28 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 Salinas to Seattle are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Salinas at 6:00pm and arrives in Seattle around 25 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Salinas to Seattle?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Seattle 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 Seattle to Salinas. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salinas to Seattle for $126.57.

What train services are there from Salinas to Seattle?

Amtrak Coast Starlight is the one and only train line which connects Salinas to Seattle. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Coast Starlight11d 1h 28m$112.74

Where is the train station in Salinas?

There is one train station in Salinas:

  • 11 Station Pl

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

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