Cheap train tickets from Tacoma to Seattle

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How much are train tickets from Tacoma to Seattle?

Lowest Price$12.00
Fastest0h 55m
Daily Schedules4
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Tacoma to Seattle?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Tacoma to Seattle 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 Tacoma to Seattle was $14.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.82 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 ride from Tacoma to Seattle?

The distance between Tacoma and Seattle is approximately 24.98 miles, or 40.20 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 55 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Tacoma to Seattle?

On Tuesday trains from Tacoma to Seattle 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 Tacoma to Seattle

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Seattle. On the route to Seattle 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Cascades offers the most scheduled departures between Tacoma to Seattle, usually offering 3 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Seattle, 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 Tacoma to Seattle, which start at $1.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Tacoma to Seattle

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Tacoma to Seattle start from $12.00, and on average cost $17.40. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Cascades in Tacoma leaves from 1001 Puyallup Ave, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Tacoma to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 0 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak Cascades offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Cascades offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $19.73 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

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Avg. Time
0h 56m
Avg. Price
$17.40

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Tacoma to Seattle start from $12.00, and on average cost $16.81. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Tacoma leaves from 1001 Puyallup Ave, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Tacoma to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 1 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 55 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Seattle on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $18.20 for a one-way weekend reservation from Tacoma.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 6m
Avg. Price
$16.81

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Tacoma on their way to Seattle. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Tacoma are:
  • 1001 Puyallup Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Seattle from Tacoma. These are the busiest arriving stations in Seattle:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St