Cheap Seattle to Tacoma  train tickets

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How much are Seattle to Tacoma train tickets?

Lowest Price$11.00
Fastest0h 40m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Tacoma ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle to Tacoma 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 Tacoma was $12.45. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.00 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 journey from Seattle to Tacoma ? How far is Seattle to Tacoma ?

The distance between Seattle to Tacoma is 24.98 miles or 40.20 km. A train trip from Seattle to Tacoma typically takes and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tacoma faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Cascades. The fastest train trip covers the distance in and 40 minutes to get from Seattle to Tacoma.

The train trip takes less than one hour to reach Tacoma. That's so quick you don't even need to make a day trip out of it, you could just hop on the train to explore Tacoma for a couple of hours and be back in Seattle in no time.

On Sunday trains from Seattle to Tacoma 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Cascades has the most connections between Seattle to Tacoma

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Tacoma. On the route to Tacoma 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Cascades offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Tacoma, usually offering 3 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Tacoma, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Seattle to Tacoma, which start at $1.00.

Seattle to Tacoma is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Seattle to Tacoma start from $11.00, and on average cost $16.82. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Tacoma. Amtrak Cascades in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Tacoma trains arrive at 1001 Puyallup Ave,

From Seattle to Tacoma train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 0 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tacoma faster, Amtrak Cascades offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Cascades offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $17.98 for a one-way train ticket to Tacoma.

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Avg. Time
0h 41m
Avg. Price
$16.82

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Seattle to Tacoma start from $12.00, and on average cost $15.20. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Tacoma. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Tacoma trains arrive at 1001 Puyallup Ave,

From Seattle to Tacoma train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 0 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tacoma faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 40 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Tacoma on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $15.43 for a one-way weekend reservation from Seattle.

Restroom
Snacks
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 47m
Avg. Price
$15.20

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Tacoma. The busiest departure station in Seattle serving this route is King St Station - 303 S Jackson St.
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Tacoma from Seattle., The busiest departure station in Seattle serving this route is 1001 Puyallup Ave.
  • 1001 Puyallup Ave