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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Tacoma to Seattle?

Lowest Price$12.00
Fastest Train0h 55m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tacoma to Seattle 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 Tacoma to Seattle?

In the last month, $12.29 was the average price of a train ticket from Tacoma, WA to Seattle, WA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $4.25 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Tacoma to Seattle?

The distance between Tacoma and Seattle is approximately 25 miles, or 40 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 55 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Seattle.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Tacoma to Seattle are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Monday 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 Tacoma at 10:00am and arrives in Seattle within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Tacoma 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 Tacoma. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tacoma to Seattle for $1.00.

Which train should you take from Tacoma to Seattle?

2 train services operate from Tacoma, Washington to Seattle, Washington. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades10h 56m$13.53
Amtrak Coast Starlight11h 6m$12.98

Where is the train station in Tacoma?

There is one train station in Tacoma:

  • 1001 Puyallup Ave

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

Price trends for trains from Tacoma to Seattle

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10NovDec

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Tacoma, WA to Seattle, WA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
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5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
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