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Charlotte-Seattle Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Charlotte to Seattle?

Lowest Price$271.00
Fastest Train83h 39m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Charlotte 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.

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

In the last month, $286.37 was the average price of a train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Seattle, WA. Given how far apart Charlotte 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 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $160.63 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Charlotte to Seattle?

The distance between Charlotte and Seattle is approximately 2281 miles, or 3671 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 90 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 83 hours and 39 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 Charlotte to Seattle are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 Charlotte at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00am. 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 Charlotte to Seattle?

Trains leave the station in Charlotte twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. 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 change 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 Charlotte. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Charlotte to Seattle for $174.00.

Which train should you take from Charlotte to Seattle?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Charlotte, North Carolina to Seattle, Washington. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak23d 18h 53m$302.34

Amtrak train tickets from Charlotte to Seattle start from $271, and on average cost $302. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Seattle. Amtrak in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, From Charlotte to Seattle train travel on Amtrak takes 90 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 83 hours and 39 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

Where is the train station in Charlotte?

There is one train station in Charlotte:

  • 1914 N Tryon St

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

Price trends for trains from Charlotte to Seattle

Average prices by travel date

$345$230$115SepSep

Monthly average prices

$475$380$285$190$95MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

$400$320$240$160$803020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Charlotte, NC to Seattle, WA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Gladimir

June 1, 2019 -

Amtrak

Pros: The staff were professional and kind. Cons: Lower the food price a bit. Pros: The staff were professional and kind. Cons: Lower the food price a bit.

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