Cheap train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Seattle

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How much are train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Seattle?

Lowest Price$122.00
Fastest27h 51m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Seattle?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Seattle is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from San Luis Obispo to Seattle was $123.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $61.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from San Luis Obispo to Seattle?

The distance between San Luis Obispo and Seattle is approximately 856.29 miles, or 1377.72 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 28 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 hours and 51 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from San Luis Obispo to Seattle?

On Sunday trains from San Luis Obispo to Seattle are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from San Luis Obispo to Seattle?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Seattle. On the route to Seattle 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Luis Obispo to Seattle, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Seattle with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from San Luis Obispo to Seattle

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Seattle start from $125.25, and on average cost $140.43. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Seattle. Amtrak in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave and one other station. And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From San Luis Obispo to Seattle train travel on Amtrak takes 29 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 51 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Seattle on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $149.38 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Luis Obispo.

Restroom
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Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 5h 9m
Avg. Price
$140.43

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Seattle start from $98.00, and on average cost $134.07. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Coast Starlight in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From San Luis Obispo to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 28 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 51 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Seattle on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $128.64 for a one-way weekend reservation from San Luis Obispo.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 4h 21m
Avg. Price
$134.07

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in San Luis Obispo with trains to Seattle. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113
There is one train station where trains from San Luis Obispo arrive in Seattle:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St