Cheap Chicago to Seattle  train tickets

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How much are Chicago to Seattle train tickets?

Lowest Price$147.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Seattle ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago 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 Chicago to Seattle was $217.51. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $37.00 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 journey from Chicago to Seattle ? How far is Chicago to Seattle ?

The distance between Chicago to Seattle is 1733.90 miles or 2789.73 km. A train trip from Chicago to Seattle typically takes 64 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Empire Builder. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 46 hours and 10 minutes to get from Chicago to Seattle.

Going from Chicago to Seattle by train takes over 64 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Thursday trains from Chicago 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Chicago to Seattle

Typically there are 5 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 Chicago to Seattle, usually offering 3 trips 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Seattle, which start at $194.00.

Chicago to Seattle is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Seattle start from $174.00, and on average cost $317.92. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Seattle. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Chicago to Seattle train travel on Amtrak takes 75 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 46 hours and 10 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $315.64 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

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Avg. Time
3d 3h 17m
Avg. Price
$317.92

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Chicago to Seattle start from $147.00, and on average cost $185.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Empire Builder in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Chicago to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 46 hours and 10 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $182.99 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

Restroom
Snacks
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 22h 10m
Avg. Price
$185.00

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Seattle. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Seattle from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is King St Station - 303 S Jackson St.
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St