Cheap train tickets from Seattle to Boston


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How much are train tickets from Seattle to Boston?

Lowest Price$193.00
Fastest72h 12m
Daily Schedules9
train companies1
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle to Boston 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 Boston was $298.01. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 22 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $200.45 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 ride from Seattle to Boston?

The distance between Seattle and Boston is approximately 2486.94 miles, or 4001.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 83 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 72 hours and 12 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Seattle to Boston?

On Tuesday trains from Seattle to Boston 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Seattle to Boston?

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. One train carrier operates regular service on the Seattle to Boston route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Boston, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Seattle to Boston, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Seattle to Boston, which start at $132.00.

One train company connects Seattle to Boston


Amtrak train tickets from Seattle to Boston start from $193.00, and on average cost $336.04. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Seattle to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 83 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 72 hours and 12 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $336.10 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Boston:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Seattle arrive in Boston. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Boston:
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station