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How much are train tickets from Shelby to Seattle?

Lowest Price$85.00
Fastest Train18h 3m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Shelby-Seattle Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Shelby to Seattle

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35JulAug

Monthly average prices

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Shelby 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.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Shelby 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 Shelby to Seattle?

In the last month, $88.78 was the average price of a train ticket from Shelby, MT to Seattle, WA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $27.22 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Shelby to Seattle?

The distance between Shelby and Seattle is approximately 487 miles, or 784 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 3 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 Shelby to Seattle are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Shelby at 5:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Shelby to Seattle?

Trains leave the station in Shelby twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Seattle faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Shelby.

Which train should you take from Shelby to Seattle?

2 train services operate from Shelby, Montana to Seattle, Washington. Amtrak Empire Builder usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak218h 4m$85.00
Amtrak Empire Builder218h 3m$91.39

Where is the train station in Shelby?

There is one train station in Shelby:

  • 230 W Central Ave

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

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