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Centralia - Seattle Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

7 trains operate daily from Centralia to Seattle. The train trip from Centralia to Seattle is usually about one hour and 55 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Cascades train can get you there in as little as one hour and 51 minutes.

Distance68 mi (110 km)
Fastest train1h 51m
Lowest price$19.00
Trains per day7
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Centralia to Seattle

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Naomi

June 6, 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Cascades

Pros: Scenery going to opposite direction..lol! Cons: Some bathrooms needed serious attention, not all of them. There were just a few..yuk! Tips: Sit back and enjoy.

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Centralia to Seattle was $23.63. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Seattle if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $14.14.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, a one-way train trip from Centralia to Seattle will cost between $22 and $31. Book in advance to secure the best price in the next few weeks.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for January if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Centralia to Seattle. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $19. If you're planning a trip from Centralia to Seattle during August, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $28 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Centralia to Seattle. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 29 days before departure, you can save around $14.14. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Centralia to Seattle?

2 train services operate from Centralia to Seattle. Amtrak Cascades usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades61h 52m$27.14
Amtrak Coast Starlight12h 15m$33.07
  • The Cascades is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak that runs between Vancouver, BC and Eugene, OR. Not only is the Cascades one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the trains also offer free WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, and refreshments available for purchase. There are an average of 6 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Centralia to Seattle, and the average train ticket costs .

  • The Amtrak Coast Starlight is a service provided by Amtrak that connects Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles on the US Pacific coast. The full journey winds through the Cascade Mountains, perfectly clipped vineyards, and dense coastal forest, allowing passengers to get a glimpse of the US west coast while enjoying air-conditioned cars, power outlets, complimentary onboard WiFi, and snacks.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Centralia and Seattle is approximately 68 miles, or 110 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 51 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Centralia to Seattle. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Centralia at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 7 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Centralia to Seattle.

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

City Information

Seattle

Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park. These offerings and more make Seattle one of the best vacation destination in Washington.

Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.

Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Centralia?

Main departure station: 210 Railroad Ave

There is one train station in Centralia.

All train stations in Centralia:

  • 210 Railroad Ave

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle, WA - King Street Station - SEAAMT-0

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Main arrival station: King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

King Street Station is the main station for Amtrak train service and Greyhound bus service in Seattle, with connections to local public transit like the Link Light Rail and King County Metro at the International District/Chinatown station one block away. Located near downtown Seattle in the trendy Pioneer Square neighborhood, King Street Station opened in 1906 and continues to impress travelers with its restored Italian architecture and Venetian-style clocktower. King Street Station has on-site Amtrak staff, restrooms, and vending machines, and while there are no restaurants in the station, several nearby coffee shops and eateries make it easy to fuel up before your trip.

All train stations in Seattle:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

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