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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from St Louis to Seattle?

Lowest price$175.00
Fastest train55h 50m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from St Louis to Seattle during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from St Louis to Seattle?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from St Louis to Seattle. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

In the last month, $234.24 was the average price of a train ticket from St Louis, MO to Seattle, WA. Given how far apart St Louis and Seattle are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $259.09 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from St Louis to Seattle?

The distance between St Louis and Seattle is approximately 1720 miles, or 2768 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 79 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 55 hours and 50 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 St Louis to Seattle are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday 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 St Louis at 4:00am and arrives in Seattle around 55 hours later.

Is there a direct train from St Louis to Seattle?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to St Louis. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from St Louis to Seattle for $301.00.

Which train should you take from St Louis to Seattle?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects St Louis, Missouri to Seattle, Washington. 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
Amtrak13d 7h 51m$272.18

Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to Seattle start from $175, and on average cost $272. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Seattle. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, From St Louis to Seattle train travel on Amtrak takes 79 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 55 hours and 50 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $280 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

Price trends for trains from St Louis to Seattle

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