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traveling from Seattle to Portland by train

Cheapest price
$26.00
Fastest time
3h 30m
Trips per day
4
train carriers
2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Seattle to Portland?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Seattle to Portland is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Seattle to Portland were $31.21. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $9.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Seattle to Portland?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Seattle to Portland by train is at 11 AM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11 AM on Wednesday 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 Portland?

On average there are 4 train trips per day. Amtrak Cascades has the most options for departures from Seattle to Portland, with an average of 3 trips per day and 79 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Seattle to Portland. Of the 4 trips there are 4 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Seattle start at $1.00.

train lines that run from Seattle to Portland

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Seattle to Portland. The average Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to Portland costs $38.82. Cheap Amtrak Coast Starlight tickets to Portland are available on Wanderu starting from $28.00. In Seattle, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and no other station. In Portland, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Seattle to Portland takes 4 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to Portland in 3 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $39.78 for a weekend getaway trip to Portland.

Amtrak Coast Starlight
Amtrak Coast Starlight
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Avg. Time
4h 15m
Avg. Price
$38.82

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades operates, on average, 3 train schedule(s) from Seattle to Portland. The average Amtrak Cascades ticket to Portland costs $37.12. Cheap Amtrak Cascades tickets to Portland are available on Wanderu starting from $26.00. In Seattle, Amtrak Cascades departs from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and no other station. In Portland, Amtrak Cascades arrives at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cascades from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cascades offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $40.82 for a weekend getaway trip to Portland.

Amtrak Cascades
Amtrak Cascades
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 30m
Avg. Price
$37.12
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Seattle. Most train trips to Portland will depart from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St.
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
Train trips arrive in Portland at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave are the main train stations in Portland for trips arriving from Seattle.
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave