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traveling from Chicago to Seattle by train

Cheapest price$183.00
Shortest Duration46h 10m
Trips per day6
train carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Chicago to Seattle?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Chicago to Seattle is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Seattle were $250.48. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to Seattle?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Seattle by train is at 2:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1:00 PM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Chicago to Seattle?

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Seattle, with an average of 4 trips per day and 81 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Seattle. Of the 6 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Chicago start at $135.00.

train lines that run from Chicago to Seattle

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from Chicago to Seattle. The average Amtrak Empire Builder ticket to Seattle costs $230.64. Cheap Amtrak Empire Builder tickets to Seattle are available on Wanderu starting from $183.00. In Chicago, Amtrak Empire Builder departs from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Seattle, Amtrak Empire Builder arrives at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Empire Builder from Chicago to Seattle takes 46 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Empire Builder trip will get you to Seattle in 46 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $240.90 for a weekend getaway trip to Seattle.

Amtrak Empire Builder
Amtrak Empire Builder
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Avg. Time
46h 11m
Avg. Price
$230.64

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 4 train schedule(s) from Chicago to Seattle. The average Amtrak ticket to Seattle costs $317.82. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Seattle are available on Wanderu starting from $210.00. In Chicago, Amtrak departs from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Seattle, Amtrak arrives at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Seattle takes 74 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Seattle in 46 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $316.10 for a weekend getaway trip to Seattle.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
74h 42m
Avg. Price
$317.82

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Seattle will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Seattle at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. King St Station - 303 S Jackson St are the main train stations in Seattle for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St