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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Spokane to Seattle?

Lowest price$29.00
Fastest train8h 10m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Spokane to Seattle 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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.

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

In the last month, $33.46 was the average price of a train ticket from Spokane, WA to Seattle, WA. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $45.25 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Spokane to Seattle?

The distance between Spokane and Seattle is approximately 228 miles, or 368 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 10 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 Spokane to Seattle are the most crowded on Sunday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Spokane at 2:00am and arrives in Seattle around 8 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Spokane to Seattle?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Seattle with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Spokane. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Spokane to Seattle for $29.00.

Which train should you take from Spokane to Seattle?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Spokane, Washington to Seattle, Washington. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder18h 10m$50.20

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Spokane to Seattle start from $29, and on average cost $50. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Empire Builder in Spokane leaves from Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, From Spokane to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 8 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Seattle on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Empire Builder scheduled trip per day, which will cost $54 for a one-way weekend reservation from Spokane.

Price trends for trains from Spokane to Seattle

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