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Seattle - Mt Vernon Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Seattle to Mt Vernon. Traveling by train from Seattle to Mt Vernon usually takes around 4 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance56 mi (91 km)
Fastest train1h 30m
Lowest price$18.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Seattle to Mt Vernon

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Melanie

July 6, 2019- Regular commuter

Amtrak Cascades

Pros: The old time feel with the uniforms. Cons: Turn volume up when announcements are made on train.

Pros: The old time feel with the uniforms. Cons: Turn volume up when announcements are made on train.

What is the price of a train ticket from Seattle to Mt Vernon?

In the last month, $46.65 was the average price of a train ticket from Seattle to Mt Vernon. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $24.70 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30JunJul

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Seattle to Mt Vernon will vary between $43 and $81. Planning a train trip to Mt Vernon within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Seattle over the next 7 days is $49. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 25 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Mt Vernon from Seattle will be about $24.70 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Seattle to Mt Vernon?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Seattle to Mt Vernon. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak44h 53m$57.01
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 4 Amtrak trains from Seattle to Mt Vernon every day, as well as 10 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $18.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Seattle to Mt Vernon during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Seattle to Mt Vernon?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Seattle to Mt Vernon, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Seattle to Mt Vernon?

The distance between Seattle and Mt Vernon is approximately 56 miles, or 91 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 30 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Seattle to Mt Vernon tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Seattle at 5:00am 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 Mt Vernon?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Seattle to Mt Vernon. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Mt Vernon to Seattle.

City Information

Seattle

Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park. These offerings and more make Seattle one of the best vacation destination in Washington.

Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.

Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave - PDXAMT-0

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Main departure station: Union Station

Located in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown area at 800 Northwest Sixth Avenue, Union Station features a glowing neon sign encouraging you to “Go By Train.” Union Station serves several iconic Amtrak routes including the Cascades through the Pacific Northwest, the scenic Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle, and the long-distance Empire Builder which travels all the way to Chicago. Along with train service, Union Station serves intercity bus service via Greyhound, and connects to the Portland Streetcar, MAX Light Rail, and several local TriMet buses. There is a restaurant and bar onsite, as well as a Metropolitan Lounge reserved for Amtrak’s first- and business-class passengers.

All train stations in Seattle:

  • Union Station

  • 1301 W 11th St

  • 501 S First Ave

  • 422 E. 25th St.

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

  • 433 Willamette St

  • Sounder Rail Station - 7301 Longacres Way

  • Sunset Transit Center/TriMet Station

  • 500 13th St SE

  • 210 Railroad Ave

  • 6600 Yelm Hwy SE

  • 110 10th Ave SW

  • UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St

  • Transit Ctr

  • 1757 Washington St

Where is the train station in Mt Vernon?

Main arrival station: Skagit Transp Ctr - 105 E Kincaid St

Mt Vernon has one train station.

All train stations in Mt Vernon:

  • Skagit Transp Ctr - 105 E Kincaid St

Need a return trip from Mt Vernon to Seattle?

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