Cheap Seattle to Los Angeles  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Los Angeles ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle to Los Angeles is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Seattle to Los Angeles was $132.85. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $26.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Seattle to Los Angeles ? How far is Seattle to Los Angeles ?

The distance between Seattle to Los Angeles is 960.75 miles or 1545.79 km. A train trip from Seattle to Los Angeles typically takes 32 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 30 hours and 45 minutes to get from Seattle to Los Angeles.

Going from Seattle to Los Angeles by train takes over 32 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Seattle to Los Angeles are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Seattle to Los Angeles

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Los Angeles. On the route to Los Angeles 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Los Angeles, usually offering 6 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Los Angeles with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Seattle to Los Angeles, which start at $106.00.

Seattle to Los Angeles is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Seattle to Los Angeles start from $129.00, and on average cost $164.47. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 4 other train stations.

From Seattle to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak takes 31 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 30 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $165.18 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

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Avg. Time
1d 7h 11m
Avg. Price
$164.47

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Seattle to Los Angeles start from $98.00, and on average cost $128.84. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Los Angeles. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Los Angeles trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station.

From Seattle to Los Angeles train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 34 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Los Angeles faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 30 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $133.24 for a one-way train ticket to Los Angeles.

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Avg. Time
1d 10h 58m
Avg. Price
$128.84

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Los Angeles. The busiest departure station in Seattle serving this route is King St Station - 303 S Jackson St.
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
There are 5 different stations where trains arrive to in Los Angeles. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Seattle serving this route is Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, 592 Gayley Ave, Union Station, Catalina Express Terminal, 6860 Park Terrace Dr.
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • 592 Gayley Ave
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 6860 Park Terrace Dr