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traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles by train

Cheapest price
$98.00
Fastest time
30h 25m
Trips per day
7
train carriers
2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Seattle to Los Angeles?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Seattle to Los Angeles is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Seattle to Los Angeles were $151.09. By booking 8 days out, tickets are on average $24.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Seattle to Los Angeles?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Seattle to Los Angeles by train is at 9 AM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 9 AM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Seattle to Los Angeles?

On average there are 7 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Seattle to Los Angeles, with an average of 5 trips per day and 101 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Seattle to Los Angeles. Of the 7 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Seattle start at $69.00.

train lines that run from Seattle to Los Angeles

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Seattle to Los Angeles. The average Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Los Angeles costs $141.16. Cheap Amtrak Coast Starlight tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $98.00. In Seattle, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and no other station. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at Union Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Seattle to Los Angeles takes 34 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Los Angeles in 30 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $141.10 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Amtrak Coast Starlight
Amtrak Coast Starlight
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Avg. Time
10h 56m
Avg. Price
$141.16

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 5 train schedule(s) from Seattle to Los Angeles. The average Amtrak ticket to Los Angeles costs $160.67. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Los Angeles are available on Wanderu starting from $113.00. In Seattle, Amtrak departs from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and no other station. In Los Angeles, Amtrak arrives at Catalina Express Terminal and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Amtrak from Seattle to Los Angeles takes 35 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Los Angeles in 30 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $159.66 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
11h 45m
Avg. Price
$160.67
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Seattle. Most train trips to Los Angeles will depart from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St.
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
Train trips arrive in Los Angeles at 4 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Union Station, Catalina Express Terminal, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, 592 Gayley Ave are the main train stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from Seattle.
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 592 Gayley Ave