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New York-Seattle Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New York to Seattle?

Lowest Price$197.00
Fastest Train69h 45m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York 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.

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

In the last month, $274.60 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Seattle, WA. Given how far apart New York 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 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $134.93 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to Seattle?

The distance between New York and Seattle is approximately 2402 miles, or 3866 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 93 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 69 hours and 45 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 New York 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 Friday 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 New York at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. 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 New York to Seattle?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Seattle for $147.00.

Which train should you take from New York to Seattle?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects New York, New York to Seattle, Washington. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak73d 21h 36m$304.89

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

Price trends for trains from New York to Seattle

Average prices by travel date

$315$210$105SepSep

Monthly average prices

$400$320$240$160$80FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$400$320$240$160$803020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York, NY to Seattle, WA
5.0
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