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|Fastest Train||37h 3m|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Seattle to Saint Paul right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Seattle to St Paul?
In the last month, $142.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Seattle, WA to Saint Paul, MN. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $36.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Seattle to St Paul?
The distance between Seattle and St Paul is approximately 1400 miles, or 2253 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 37 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 37 hours and 3 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Seattle to St Paul are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Seattle at 4:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Seattle to St Paul?
Trains leave the station in Seattle twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to St Paul faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.
Which train should you take from Seattle to St Paul?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Seattle, Washington to Saint Paul, Minnesota. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Empire Builder||2||1d 13h 5m||$147.45|
Where is the train station in Seattle?
There is one train station in Seattle:
- King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
Where is the train station in St Paul?
St Paul has one train station:
- Union Depot
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