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Compare train tickets from Milwaukee to Seattle

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Milwaukee to Seattle?

Lowest Price$149.00
Fastest Train44h 27m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Milwaukee to Seattle?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $162.65 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Milwaukee to Seattle. By booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $23.35 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Milwaukee to Seattle?

The distance between Milwaukee and Seattle is approximately 1687 miles, or 2716 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 48 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 44 hours and 27 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 Milwaukee to Seattle are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Milwaukee at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Milwaukee to Seattle?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Seattle. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Milwaukee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Milwaukee to Seattle for $148.00.

What train services are there from Milwaukee to Seattle?

2 train services operate from Milwaukee to Seattle. Amtrak Empire Builder usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak42d 13h 10m$214.10
Amtrak Empire Builder31d 20h 38m$173.31

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

There are two stations in Milwaukee where you can board the train to Seattle:

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St

Where is the train station in Seattle?

Seattle has one train station:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

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