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Seattle to Los Angeles train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$98.00
Shortest Duration30h 0m
Trips per day7
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Seattle to Los Angeles train tickets?

The best way to get deals on 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 $133.98. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $26.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Seattle to Los Angeles by train is at 9:00 AM on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 9:00 AM on Saturday 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.

Amtrak from Seattle to Los Angeles has the most daily schedules

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 100 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Seattle to Los Angeles. Of the 7 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Seattle to Los Angeles starts at $72.00.

2 carriers offer Seattle to Los Angeles train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Seattle to Los Angeles from $113.00. There are 5 Amtrak schedules from Seattle to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay $163.89 for a Amtrak ticket to Los Angeles. In Seattle, Amtrak departs to Los Angeles 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 58 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Los Angeles in 30 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $168.85 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

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Avg. Time
11h 58m
Avg. Price
$163.89

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Book Amtrak Coast Starlight from Seattle to Los Angeles from $98.00. There are 2 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules from Seattle to Los Angeles and you can expect on average to pay $142.43 for a Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Los Angeles. In Seattle, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs to Los Angeles 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 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $148.13 for a weekend getaway trip to Los Angeles.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
10h 56m
Avg. Price
$142.43

Plan your next adventure:

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. Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Union Station, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave are the main train stations in Los Angeles for trips arriving from Seattle.
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Union Station
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave